Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Preview

Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea 

Competition – UEFA Champions League

Stadium – Wanda Metropolitano

Date: 27th September 2017

Kick-off time – 19:45 GMT

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Diego Simeone has turned Atletico Madrid into one of the best competing sides in the Champions League although they have failed to master the act of winning at the finals.

They started this season’s competition with a goalless draw against AS Roma and while that result does not seem bad, they have to play catch up now and cannot afford to lose further ground to Chelsea in this fixture.

They have managed 4 wins and 3 draws from their opening 7 games of the season as they seem to lack the cutting edge they need in attack.

Their defence have been impressive though and they have kept 4 clean sheets so far.

Facing Chelsea will be their toughest test this season and they will be hoping to pass with flying colours.

Atletico Madrid have won two, drawn two, and lost one of their five previous meetings with Chelsea.

Chelsea may have started their season poorly, but they look unstoppable now.

They opened their Champions League campaign with a 6-0 hammering of Qarabag with Alvaro Morata now settling well into the club’s style of playing and scoring the goals, it can only get better for the Premier League champions.

The Blues have kept four clean sheets in their last 6 games and that will be a morale booster as they head into this game against an Atletico Madrid attack struggling to break down opponents.

Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions

Atletico Madrid 

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
W Atletico Madrid 1-0 Málaga Sep 16, 2017 Spanish Primera División
D AS Roma 0-0 Atletico Madrid Sep 12, 2017 UEFA Champions League
D Valencia 0-0 Atletico Madrid Sep 9, 2017 Spanish Primera División
W Las Palmas 1-5 Atletico Madrid Aug 26, 2017 Spanish Primera División
D Girona 2-2 Atletico Madrid Aug 19, 2017 Spanish Primera División

Chelsea 

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
D Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal Sep 17, 2017 English Premier League
W Chelsea 6-0 FK Qarabag Sep 12, 2017 UEFA Champions League
W Leicester City 1-2 Chelsea Sep 9, 2017 English Premier League
W Chelsea 2-0 Everton Aug 27, 2017 English Premier League
W Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 Chelsea Aug 20, 2017 English Premier League

H2H

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
Chelsea 1-3 Atletico Madrid Apr 30, 2014 UEFA Champions League
Atletico Madrid 0-0 Chelsea Apr 22, 2014 UEFA Champions League
Chelsea 1-4 Atletico Madrid Aug 31, 2012 UEFA Super Cup
Atletico Madrid 2-2 Chelsea Nov 3, 2009 UEFA Champions League
Chelsea 4-0 Atletico Madrid Oct 21, 2009 UEFA Champions League

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