Blues are fighting to get back into the UEFA Champions League after Los Blancos knocked off one of their feet from the track with a 3-1 win at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea will need a miracle performance today should they been interested in remaining in the UEFA Champions League.
The first leg turned out in a shocking way to the West Londonders with Karim Benzema booking a sensational hattrack.
Opening the scorelines with a superb header, before another, causing Kai Havertz to respond with a consolation goal but a second half abysmal display from Mendy restored Real Madrid’s bigger hopes.
Now Blues won’t be fighting for just one goal at Santiago Bernabeu but a wide 3 goal victory if they wish to advance without a penalty shootout.
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But even at that, clinging to a penalty shootout would also mean producing a stunning 2 goal gap victory which would be a very tough task against a Real Madrid team that is hungry to regain their UCL crown.
Real Madrid vs Chelsea Early Team News and Injury Updates
Los Blancos still remain without Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic after Gareth Bale made a late time appearance last week.
Ancelotti would most likely be reusing similar eleven he fielded except for Militao who got injured against Chelsea last week despite him returning back to training.
Nacho came on to replace the Brazilian after a sign of injury but the 24-year-old would be out due accumulating too many yellow cards.
Blues on the other hand remain without Ben Chilwell and Hudson-Odoi while Reece James is fully back into the eleven.
Similar squad except for Timo Werner who was added, produced a satisfying 6-0 victor against Southampton on Saturday.
Romelu Lukaku misse
But Chelsea knows it would be a very different task at Santiago Bernabeu and a very rough fight awaits them.
Real Madrid vs Chelsea Head To Head
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Real Madrid vs Chelsea Predictions
With the nature of things, Chelsea are ready to put up a very tough fight will Real Madrid will only have to defend what they have.
Chelsea 4-0 Real Madrid / Chelsea 1-1 Real Madrid
Real Madrid vs Chelsea Possible Line Up
Real Madrid: Courtois; Nacho, Alaba, Carvajal; Kroos, Casemiro, Modric; Valverde, Benzema, Vinicius.
Chelsea: Mendy; Rudiger, Silva, Christensen; Alonso, James, Kante, Kovacic; Mount, Werner, Havertz.