Watch Atletico vs Chelsea Live match And Goal Highlights
So, Olivier Giroud leads the line for Chelsea this evening, with Timo Werner and Callum Hudson-Odoi in support. Watch Atletico vs Chelsea Live match here
Behind them, Mason Mount, Mateo Kovacic and Jorginho form a midfield three, with no room for N’Golo Kante yet again.
A back four of Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Antonio Rudiger and Marcos Alonso sits in front of goalkeeper Edouard Mendy.
1* – After a tactical foul, Mason Mount sees no other way than stopping the counter and receives a yellow card.
6* – Callum Hudson-Odoi of Chelsea passes the ball to a team mate.
9* – Joao Felix from Atletico Madrid passes the ball in the box, but it’s intercepted by an opponent player.
11* – Olivier Giroud from Chelsea had a bad first touch and fails to benefit from his team mates cross.
14* – Chelsea is trying to create something here.
16* – Madrid
20* – That’s a great ball by Jorginho from Chelsea. He directs the ball behind the defence, but the chance eventually goes begging.
26* – Olivier Giroud from Chelsea heads towards goal but sees his effort blocked.
31* – Chelsea take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent’s half of the field
36* – Some neat football here as Thomas Lemar from Atletico Madrid plays a 1-2 with Koke.
43* – VAR – PENALTY ! – The referee has stopped the play. VAR check in progress, a potential penalty situation.
45* – Mason Mount from Chelsea passes the ball in the box, but it’s intercepted by an opponent player.
The two sides have been very evenly matched in the 1st half
46* – Thomas Lemar from Atletico Madrid swings in the corner from the left.
48* – Atletico Madrid take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
50* –A shot by Mason Mount is blocked.
57* – Callum Hudson-Odoi relieves the pressure with a clearance
58* – Joao Felix send an audacious bicycle-kick wide of goal
62* – Ball possession: Atletico Madrid: 35%, Chelsea: 65%.
65* – After a tactical foul, Jorginho sees no other way than stopping the counter and receives a yellow card.
68* – G O O O A A A L – Wow! Olivier Giroud scores with a bicycle-kick! That was some goal!
78* – The play is stopped. The players are pushing and shouting at each-other, the referee should take action.
80* – Callum Hudson-Odoi is leaving the field to be replaced by Reece James in a tactical substitution.
84* – Joao Felix is leaving the field to be replaced by Lucas Torreira in a tactical substitution.
88* – Timo Werner is leaving the field to be replaced by Christian Pulisic in a tactical substitution.
Both teams could have won today but Chelsea just managed to carve out the victory
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