Chelsea will host La Liga giants Real Madrid in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final on Thursday, May 6, at London’s Stamford Bridge as the Blues look to reach their third UCL final.
Thirteen-time UEFA Champions League winner Real Madrid have their task cut out after Chelsea managed to get an all-important away goal through a 1-1 draw in the first leg at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano. Christian Pulisic had scored the lone goal for Chelsea before Karim Benzema equalised for Madrid.
The Premier League side will be optimistic given their unbeaten record against Real Madrid on the previous four occasions, where Chelsea have won twice and drawn twice. Real Madrid have also remained winless in their last four away games against English opposition. Watch Chelsea vs Real Madrid live!
Chelsea injury update and team news
Chelsea’s injury status hasn’t changed much since their last clash with Real Madrid. Manager Thomas Tuchel will continue to miss Mateo Kovacic in the midfield, with N'Golo Kante and Jorginho manning the area.
Central defender Antonio Rudiger has recovered from his knock and is likely to be available for selection.
Real Madrid injury update and team news
The biggest injury blow to Real Madrid will be the absence of Raphael Varane, who couldn’t recover in time for the crucial clash. He is joined on the injury table by full-backs Lucas Vazquez and Dani Carvajal, making Madrid’s defence light.
Zinedine Zidane will miss left-back Marcelo as well after the Brazilian is bizarrely occupied with his polling station duties in the capital city.
Where to watch Chelsea vs Real Madrid live in India?
The Chelsea vs Real Madrid UCL match will be telecast live at 12:30 AM IST on Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 2 HD, Sony TEN 3 SD and Sony TEN 3 HD (Hindi) TV channels in India, on Wednesday, May 6.
Live streaming of Chelsea vs Real Madrid will be available on SonyLIV.
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