The blues are back in contention on Tuesday as they take Diego Simeone’s side Athletico Madrid.The London based side has been resilient since the appointment of new manager Thomas Tuchel.
However, a game against the Spanish giant is a big test for the blues. One of the dangerous and experienced strikers Luis Suarez will be on the team sheet for the colchoneros. The Uruaguayan International has been on a pretty fine form scoring 16 goals in 24 matches in all competitions since joining from former club Barcelona.
But he is without a goal or assist in four champions league appearances this season and has been backed by his manager Diego Simeone to come to his scoring ability.He played for Liverpool and met Chelsea six times winning two, drawing two and losing two. He scored 3 goals in that meetings.
Chelsea will have to put in a high degree of pressing and energy in the game if they are to win against the current leaders in the La Liga.The blues on the other hand, can cause an upset with their new 4-3-3 formation. With Mason Mount and Olivier Giroud who are tagged “big games” players.The game takes place at the National Arena in Bucharest, a neutral ground for each side as a result of the COVID-19 restrictions.
Content created and supplied by: RandyCarr (via Opera News )