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Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Predictions, 27 Sep 2017

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Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Predictions, 27 Sep 2017
Champions League semi-finalists of 2013-14 will kick off their opening group tie in Madrid, at what is set to be the newly built "Wanda Metropolitano" arena where Atletico host Chelsea in an attempt to maintain their unbeaten home record against Blues.
Match status: Champions League's Group Stage Matchday 2
Kick-off: Wednesday' 27 Sep 2017, 07:45pm GMT
Venue: "Wanda Metropolitano" in Madrid, Spain

Atletico Madrid v Chelsea Team News

On the opening round, Antonio Conte's men considerably hammered the competition's Azerbaijan debutants Qarabag as they ran out winners in a 6-0 home beating at Stamford Bridge before being held to a scoreless draw by Arsenal at the same place, followed by another rout of Stoke City with a 0-4 scoreline the following weekends.

The Mattressers are presently enjoying the point they were awarded in what was a 0-0 draw at Italian side Roma, despite the fact that they had a clear-cut chance to wrap up the victory had Saul Nygies directed the ball into the unsecured net from few yards out in the 92nd minute. Thereafter, Diego Simeone's force have followed it up with a succession of three league wins over Malaga, Athletic Bilbao and Sevilla.

Teams' Possible Starting Lineups:

Atletico Madrid: Jan Oblak - Filipe Luis, Diego Godín, José Giménez, Juanfran - Yannick Carrasco, Saúl Ñíguez, Gabi, Koke - Antoine Griezmann, Ángel Correa (4-4-2 formation)

Chelsea: Thibaut Courtois - César Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Gary Cahill - Davide Zappacosta, N'Golo Kanté, Tiemoué Bakayoko, Marcos Alonso - Pedro, Eden Hazard - Álvaro Morata (3-4-2-1 formation)

Missing Players of Atletico Madrid and Chelsea:

Atletico Madrid: Augusto Fernández is the only name on the Atleti injury list for Simeone, allowing the Argentinian to pick his strongest team to Chelsea.

Chelsea: Daniel Drinkwater is the only player to have been ruled out for the trip to Madrid on Wednesday as the new signing is carrying a calf injury.

Head-to-Head Record: Atletico Madrid v Chelsea

2013-14 Champions League Semi-finals
Chelsea 1-3 Atletico Madrid

2013-14 Champions League Semi-finals
Atletico Madrid 0-0 Chelsea

2012 UEFA Super Cup Final
Chelsea 1-4 Atletico Madrid

2009-10 Champions League Group Stages
Atletico Madrid 2-2 Chelsea

Atletico Madrid v Chelsea Match Odds:

Atletico Madrid 8/7
Draw 23/10
Chelsea 29/10

Conclusion and Match Preview:

This will a maiden highly competitive fixture for Chelsea on European level since the 2015-16 Champions League Last-16 lost tie to PSG, and it should be noted that Conte's England title winners are hard to ever recall as a more solid nut as for the time being.

Add to that Simeone's experienced outfit he's been shaping up over the last six years, with two Champions League finals, a Europa League champions title, UEFA Super Cup, one La Liga glory in the bag, suggesting we might witness an entertaining football duel on Wednesday night. Our recommended bet goes for goals at both ends.
Main Match Predictions:
Full Time Outcome:Both Teams to Score @ 2.06 (21/20)
Possible Score:1-1 Draw @ 6.00 (5/1)
Konstantin Sboiev
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