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Sport Chelsea vs. FC Porto, Champions League: Preview, team news, how to watch

09:50  13 april  2021
09:50  13 april  2021 Source:   sbnation.com

Porto and Chelsea will be played at Seville

 Porto and Chelsea will be played at Seville © provided by Sports.co.uk A new CHELELA collective performance to credit Turche. The sanitary restrictions and the arrangements made by some countries continue to upset the football season. UEFA has formalized on Tuesday the decision to play the quarter-finals round and return of Champions League between FC Porto and Chelsea in Seville.

Chelsea head into the second leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final against FC Porto as the favourites to qualify, with a two-goal lead from the reverse tie. Goals from Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell put Thomas Tuchel's side in the driving seat in the first leg, and it was the perfect response following a shock 5-2 But with the Blues having kept a clean sheet in the first leg, something the Italians failed to do, they are in a far stronger position. With the second leg scheduled to take place in Spain on Tuesday night, here is 90min 's preview of the fixture. How to watch Chelsea vs FC Porto .

Having won the 'away' leg of their quarterfinal in comfortable fashion, Chelsea return to Seville to face Porto with a 2-0 lead from last week leaving them with one foot in the last four. History is on their side with 16 of the last 17 teams to take this advantage into a Champions League tie having progressed through to the next round whilst their opponent has With N'Golo Kante fit enough to travel and the likes of Mason Mount, Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic finding form in attack, Chelsea look to be hitting top gear at just the right moment. Here is how you can watch the match and what you need to know

Chelsea have a great chance to advance to the Champions League semifinals for the first time since 2013-14 if we can finish the job against FC Porto. Leading 2-0 from last week’s first leg, technically the “away” leg, all we have to do is not lose by two goals in this rematch.

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But this game will be historic either way, as it’s the first time a competitive Chelsea “home” match is being staged somewhere other than Stamford Bridge. Throughout our long and proud history — contrary to this blog’s cheeky name, we do have plenty of it — we’ve only ever called the stadium at Stamford Bridge home. After all, the club were founded to play at this specific location in 1905, and even as the stadium and its stands changed and evolved over the decades, that proud association did not.

Chelsea – West Brom, stream live! How to watch, odds, prediction

  Chelsea – West Brom, stream live! How to watch, odds, prediction Thomas Tuchel looks to go 11 games unbeaten when 19th-place West Brom visit Chelsea on Saturday.CHELSEA – WEST BROM STREAM LIVE

A preview of the second-leg of Chelsea 's Champions League quarter-final tie against FC Porto on Tuesday night. Chelsea aim to seal a berth in the semi-finals of the Champions League with a two-goal lead in their hands as they ready themselves for the return leg of their tie against Porto on Tuesday night. Goals from Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell handed Thomas Tuchel's side a cushion heading into the all-important second-leg, and the onus will be on the Blues to put the tie to bed after a convincing 4-1 hammering of fellow Londoners Crystal Palace at the weekend.

Breaking news headlines about Chelsea v FC Porto , linking to 1,000s of sources around the world, on NewsNow: the one-stop shop for breaking news . Crystal Palace vs . Chelsea , Premier League : Preview , team news , how to watch We Ain't Got No History (Weblog)06:13 10-Apr-21.

Until today.

The “Pride of London” flag, normally seen surfing the crowd pre-match in the Matthew Harding Lower, has made the trip to Spain to decorate the “home” end of our one-off “home” stadium. Now we just need a performance befitting that dedication.

Date / Time: Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 20.00 BST; 3pm EDT; 12.30am IST (next day)

Venue: Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium, Seville, Spain — just as the first leg

Referee: Clément Turpin (on pitch); François Letexier (VAR) — Turpin’s second Chelsea match; the first was last season 3-0 home defeat to eventual champions Bayern Munich in the Round of 16.

Forecast: Warm

On TV: BT Sport 2 (UK); Galavision (USA); Sony TEN 1 (India); SuperSport Máximo 1, Canal+ Sport 4 (NGA); elsewhere

Streaming: BT Sport Live (UK); Paramount+, Univision Now (USA); Sony LIV (India); DStv Now (NGA) — CBS All Access is now called Paramount+, which is the same not-great thing, with more mediocre content, and with football (and sports in general) even harder to find on it. Here’s SB Nation’s old CBS-AA affiliate link, which should still work. We also have a Fubo TV affiliate link, if you’re so inclined.

UCL Quarterfinals First Leg Player Picks

  UCL Quarterfinals First Leg Player Picks We await what is arguably one of the most exciting phases of the Champions League season. The match-ups couldn’t have been any better, so let’s have a look at the best players for your fantasy squads ahead of the quarterfinals.We’re in for some tasty fixtures in the quarterfinals. The German giants face PSG in what is an impossible tie to predict. Klopp’s men face a massive task of getting past Real Madrid. One fixture we can predict to an extent is Porto against Chelsea given the form Tuchel’s men are in right now. The last fixture is a massive one with highly attack-minded Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund facing each other in another unpredictable match-up.

The Champions League is back for its 29th season since rebranding, and 66th overall. After the coronavirus-delayed 2019-20 campaign ended with a knockout tournament in Portugal, UEFA will be hoping this season's competition runs as usual. Bayern Munich are the holders, having defeated PSG in last season's final. They're playing each other in the quarter-finals this season, and are joined by Liverpool, Man City and Chelsea in the last eight. Man Utd were knocked out in the group stages and so are now competing in the Europa League .

Porto 0-2 Chelsea (A) | UEFA Champions League Highlights. Goals from Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell gave Chelsea a two-goal Champions League quarter-final cushion following the first leg against Porto and you can watch the key action from the game in the highlights above. Mount's effort just after the half-hour mark in Seville was superly taken, while Chilwell's solo second rounded off an excellent night's work for the Blues in Europe.

Chelsea team news: Young Billy Gilmour is the only official absentee from Chelsea’s 23-man traveling squad for this “home” match, though Andreas Christensen was forced to miss Saturday’s game with a hamstring injury, while others like N’Golo Kanté and Christian Pulisic have yet to engender too much confidence in terms of their constant and nagging injuries.

Mateo Kovačić may or may not be a doubt after yesterday’s training session as well.

The Blues have now won two in a row after the 5-2 debacle against West Brom, including the weekend’s showcase that saw us score more than two in a game for the first time under Thomas Tuchel. But this game will be all about getting the defensive aspect right, even if Tuchel promises no change in approach.

Champions League: In Porto Running, Malang Sarr Challenges Her Club Chelsea

 Champions League: In Porto Running, Malang Sarr Challenges Her Club Chelsea © Panoramic Malang Sarr in Hard in Porto Loan by Chelsea, Malang Sarr finds the London club under the colors of FC Porto, Wednesday in a quarter Final Go from Champions League (21:00), a very high level where the French defender still has to prove itself. Arrived in London in August 2020 while at the end of the contract with the OGC Nice, his trainer club, the 22-year central defender will only have passed a few weeks before being sold to the Dragons of Northern Portugal .

For all of the team news and statistics, including injuries and suspensions, probable line-ups and predictions with facts and odds, read our detailed Champions League match preview of Chelsea vs FC Porto . Kick off 13/04/2021. Mehdi Taremi and Sergio Oliveira both return for FC Porto having missed the first leg due to a ban and the pair are expected to start at the Roman Sanchez Pizjuan. Luis Diaz and Marko Grujic are the two players who should drop out of the side in this instance. Diogo Costa is absent for the Portuguese side and is joined by Mouhamed Mbaye on the sidelines.

How to watch Porto vs Chelsea . First Leg Line-Ups. Form Guide. With the tie heavily in the Blues favour, we look towards the second leg of the Champions League quarter-finals. Here are all the details you'll need, including TV schedules, latest team news , predicted lineups and more. Chelsea vs Porto 2nd Leg Date & Kick-Off Time. Chelsea are set to take on Porto in what will be their home leg, after comfortably beating the Portuguese side 2-0 in the first game.

“We don’t approach games like this, to talk about the result we have and then change the approach to our game. It’s important to be fully focused on us, play the best game possible again because this increases our chances of a result.”

“For us if we start adapting we could easily lose our heads. Because what does it mean? That’s it’s enough to lose one-zero? It’s good to have a draw, or better to have one-zero for us. Why should we enter into this thinking? This is the challenge to not lose your head.”

-Thomas Tuchel; source: Football.London

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FC Porto team news: Porto were without their two leading goalscorers, striker Mehdi Taremi and attacking midfielder Sergio Oliveira, in the first leg. They’ve both served their suspensions and will thus be available and most likely playing from the start as Porto look to come back from a two-goal deficit “away” but really at the same neutral ground as last week. Porto dispatched mid-table Tondela with relative ease over the weekend, 2-0.

“We are confident. We know that we face a difficult task, but we are here to give the answer that we have to give [...] We have to be a compact, cohesive team. We have to score goals, but also to avoid conceding. We were good in the first leg, but not very good; if we were, we would have won. We will try to improve on what was a good team performance.”

-Sérgio Conceição; source: UEFA

Previously: This will be our tenth meeting all time; we’ve only lost two fo the previous nine, both by a 2-1 scoreline. Last week, we walked away with a clinical 2-0 first leg win.

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In December 2019, Alberto Porto had asserted a new UL speed record at the FAI with its Risen 914. Only five months later, the Swede Niklas Anderberg sent himself with his Blackwing 600 RG to make this dispute. Now the Italians have dropped out.

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