Sport On which channel and at what time to watch Atlético-Chelsea?
Atlético-Chelsea could be played in Romania
© Provided by Sofoot Program change. Who said that the Covid-19 does not make travel? She still allows it, and even to discover the country although it is unexpected. Due to Spanish government restrictions on British travelers, le Sun reveals that the February 23 Champions League round of 16 between Chelsea and Atlético is not expected to go ahead as planned at Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid.
Diego Simeone and Thomas Tuchel meet this Tuesday in the first leg of the knockout stages of the Champions League. Impressive since the start of the La Liga season, Atlético Madrid now appear to be on the decline. Simeone's men squandered their lead and are only 3 points more than Real Madrid. In the last 4 days Atlético have only won one match. In addition, in its last seven meetings, the Madrid club have conceded nine goals, as many as in their first 21. They were held in check by Levante in midweek (1-1), before losing to Wanda Metropolitano to the same club (0-2). At Chelsea, things have been much better since the arrival of Thomas Tuchel. The Londoners are still unbeaten under the orders of the German technician (5 wins and 2 draws). The Blues even climbed back to 5th place in the Premier League. Tonight they will have to do without Thiago Silva and Christian Pulisic. Note that this poster will play in Romania because the Spanish authorities are currently banning the travel of travelers from the United Kingdom, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The match will take place at Arena Naţionala, stadium of Steaua Bucharest. The meeting between Atlético Madrid and Chelsea will be broadcast this Tuesday on RMC Sport 1 at 9 p.m. The probable composition of the two teams for this match: Atlético de Madrid: Oblak - Felipe, Savic, Hermoso - Koke, Lodi, Llorente, Kondogbia - Félix, Suarez, Correa Chelsea: Mendy - James, Alonso, Rüdiger, Azpilicueta, Christensen - Jorginho , Mount, Kanté - Werner, Abraham Read also: "Diego Simeone has no heart" Tuchel's confession on the Paris transfer window
Atletico hold La Liga rivals at bay with tight Villarreal win .
Atletico Madrid bounced back from recent poor form with a hard-fought 2-0 win at Villarreal on Sunday that allowed the La Liga pace-setters to extend their lead to five points. An own goal from Alfonso Pedraza and Joao Felix's powerful strike gave Atletico a precious win after a wobble which had allowed Barcelona and Real Madrid to gain ground in the title race. Diego Simeone's side had come into the match off the back of a Champions League last 16 defeat to Chelsea and a league run in which they picked up just five points from their previous four matches.