CHELSEA are handling Atletico Madrid in a huge Champions League round of 16 video game.
The Blues won a Champions League group including Sevilla, Krasnodar and Rennes under Frank Lampard, but it’s Thomas Tuchel who takes charge for this tie.
Atleti on the other hand ended up runners-up to Bayern Munich in their group, conveniently qualifying ahead of Salzburg and Lokomotiv Moscow.
What time does Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea begin?
Atletico Madrid take on Chelsea on Tuesday, February 23.
The match kicks off at 8pm UK time – 9pm in Spain and 10pm in Romania.
Due to Spain’s Covid limitations on entry from the UK, this fixture will take place at the National Arena, Bucharest.
Last time the Blues played Atletico away, an eleventh hour Michy Batshuayi goal saw them emerge 2-1 winners at the Wanda Metropolitano.
What TV channel is Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea on and can I live stream it?
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea is live on BT Sport 2.
Protection begins at 7pm – one hour before kick-off.
To stream the game live, head to the BT Sport site or app.
Can I view Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea free of charge?
EE customers can get BT Sport INCLUDED to their plan at no additional cost if they are on a strategy with Smart Advantages – merely log in to EE and choose BT Sport app.
And then get it on the big screen by texting SPORT to 150 to get a FREE three-month trial of Big Screen so you can cast all the action on your TV.
At the end of the three months you will immediately roll onto the ₤ 5 per month BT Sport Large Screen subscription unless cancelled.
Previous Chelsea transfer target Jose Gimenez will miss Atletico’s game versus the Blues after hopping off against Levante at the weekend due to a reoccurrence of a muscle injury.
Stefan Savic is most likely to be drafted in as a replacement.
Yannick Carrasco, Sime Vrsaljko, Hector Herrera and Kieran Trippier are all out hurt, forcing Diego Simeone to bring some youngsters into the squad.
Thiago Silva is expected to return to Chelsea’s starting XI after missing their video game against Southampton with a muscular injury.
Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic are both doubts while Tammy Abraham is in shape once again after beginning at Southampton.
Most current chances
Atletico Madrid 33/20
* Odds from Ladbrokes correct as of Monday, February 22