VENUE: Estadio Wanda Metropolitano
Atletico Madrid entertains Chelsea at the Estadio Metropolitano in the UEFA champions group C match two both teams keen to impress.
Atletico would be keen be keen to continue with their impressive form that saw them dismiss Athletico Bilbao 2-1 away from home in their latest match.
Diego ‘’el cholo’’ Simeone charges currently lie second in the champions’ league group C with one point after a 0-0 away stalemate to Roma in their opener and a win against Chelsea could see them on level points with the league leaders.
The hosts have been in good form coming into the match being unbeaten in five matches managing three wins and two draws.
French talisman Antoine Griezzman is expected to lead the line upfront to sink the visiting blues in what is expected to be an evenly balanced encounter.
Chelsea hit the road to the Spanish capital targeting nothing less than three points to maintain their grip at the top spot in champions’ league group C.
Antonio Conte charges are buoyed by their 6-0 home mauling of Qarabag in their first home group champions league fixture and would be targeting more of the same against a rock solid Atletico side.
The blues are currently in fine form coming into the match managing four wins from their last five matches save for their 0-0 home derby draw to Arsenal in their latest match.
The Londoners currently lead the champions’ league group with three points from four matches.
Former Real Madrid hitman Alvaro Morata is expected to lead the blues frontline in their quest for a rare champions league victory.
Atletico have won two of last five matches between the two sides while the visitors have managed one win and two draws have been registered in the other two matches.
Atletico Madrid probable line-up- Oblak, Godin, Savic, Juanfran, Luis, Koke, Saul, Gabi, Carrasco, Correa, Griezzman
Chelsea probable line up- Courtouis, Azipilicueta, Cahill, Luiz, Alonso, Kante, Moses, Fabregas, Hazard, Pedro, Morata