The reigning European Champions Real Madrid will welcome Chelsea to Santiago Bernabeu in the quarter-final clashes of the UEFA Champions League this season.
The 14 time winners of the European title beat English side Liverpool to reach the last eight, while Chelsea defeated Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund the booked a place in the quarterfinals stages of the competition.
Real Madrid and Chelsea have both won the UEFA Champions League title in history, the Whites winning it a record 14 times, and Chelsea have won the title twice.
Real Madrid will be playing against Chelsea for the third consecutive time in the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League from inception.
The Whites will play against Chelsea on the 11th of April, 2023 and they are worried that their key player Thibaut Courtois could miss up to a month of action after suffering an injury on international duty with Belgium.
The goalkeeper pick up a knock during Belgium 3-0 win over Sweden on Friday in the opening game of the Euro 2024 qualifying campaign. Courtois has left the Belgian camp and has returned to Madrid.
According to Spanish outlet Sports, the Liga giants fear that the injury could keep him out for between three to four weeks, but the extent of the injury could determine when the test is carried out on the former Chelsea player.
The Belgian shot-stopper was instrumental to Real Madrid victory against Liverpool in the 2022 UEFA Champions League final, after he made several saves that help the Whites win their 14th UEFA Champions league title.
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