CHE vs RMA: Facts, H2H, Possible Lineups, And All You Need To Know About The Match
Real Madrid and Chelsea will face each other in the quarterfinals of the 2022–23 UEFA Champions League competition. The Spanish giants and the English Premier League side are two of the biggest teams in Europe, and their head-to-head record proves it.
Real Madrid and Chelsea have played each other seven times in the past, with Chelsea holding the advantage with four wins and one draw. The last time the two sides met was in the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League quarterfinals, where Madrid won 5-4 on aggregate.
Both teams have been in good form in the competition so far, with both teams topping their groups. Both sides are also in the hunt for the La Liga and Premier League titles, with Madrid currently in second place in the Spanish top flight.
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti is likely to field a strong team for this match, with Thibaut Courtois in goal and a back four of Dani Carvajal, Eder Militao, Antonio Rudiger, and Ferland Mendy. In midfield, Toni Kroos and Aurelien Tchouameni are likely to start, with Luka Modric and Federico Valverde providing the attacking threat. Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior could lead the line for Madrid.
Chelsea’s lineup is likely to include goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, with a back four of Reece James, Thiago Silva, Wesley Fofana, and Ben Chilwell. N’Golo Kante and Enzo Fernandez are likely to start in midfield, with Raheem Sterling, Mason Mount, and Joao Felix providing the attacking threat. Kai Havertz could lead the line for Chelsea.
Given the head-to-head record and the current form of both teams, Chelsea are the favourites to win this match. However, Real Madrid have the quality to cause an upset, and this match could be a close one.
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