Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid Starting Lineups 2014

by Sameer Arshad | Posted on Saturday, April 19th, 2014 | 1

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Jose Mouinho did not had the best of weekend in terms of premier ;eague title race as they slumped to a 2-1 home defeat for the first time in his both Chelsea stints, thats 1 home loss in 77 home league matches which is equal to 4 long seasons. (impressive record). Next up is a visit to spain where they will be playing Atletico Madrid in champions league semifinal which is their only hope of winning some silverware.

Starting Line-ups Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid – Confirmed

Chelsea have Eden Hazard on the bench, while Torres start upfron alongside Willian, Ramirez and Oscar starting in the midfield. these are the confirmed Lineups

Chelsea club value 2014Chelsea Team News:

Suspensions: Branislav Ivanovic (Yellow card suspension)
Injuries: Petr Cech (doubtful), Eden Hazard (doubtful), Samuel Eto’o (calf injury)

Petr Cech did not play against Sunderland and he alongside Eden Hazard are big doubts for the Atletico Madrid clash on tuesday night. Ashley Cole who was not part of weekends squad trained alongside Terry and Ivanovic, while there was no sight of Eden Hazard in training on monday morning. Which means he is struggling to make the squad on tuesday night, while looking at the form of all three strikers its possibility that Mourinho might go with a 5 man midfield plus Andre Schürrle up-top on his own. [ Chelsea vs Atletico Live Stream ]

Chelsea vs Atletico 1st Leg Predictions:

Chelsea’s only hope of silveware is left in the Champions League, that is where they face Atletico Madrid on Tuesday, 22 April 2014. Mourinho will be looking to go with a defensive mind-set and respecting Atletico since they are having a great season. Atletico Madrid are a solid United who defeated Both Barcelona and Real Madrid in the league while knocked out Barca in the quarter-finals. Inform strikers in Diego Costa and David Villa a solid back four with a talented midfield. Atletico should win the first leg and will do enough to get a draw in the return leg.

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