Chelsea vs Real Madrid confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Champions League fixture tonight

Jamie Braidwood
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Chelsea will look to continue their remarkable turnaround under Thomas Tuchel by reaching the Champions League final tonight when the host Real Madrid in the second leg of their semi-final tie at Stamford Bridge.

The German manager replaced Frank Lampard in January with the club ninth in the Premier League and unfavoured in the Champions League, but results have improved dramatically since.

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Chelsea are now favourites to finish the season in the top four and are one game away from their first Champions League final since 2012, while they also have the FA Cup final against Leicester City to come later this month.

The Blues were the better side in the first leg in Madrid last week but were held to a 1-1 draw after Christian Pulisic’s opener was cancelled out by Karim Benzema.

Here’s all the information you need before the Champions League fixture this evening.

When is it?

The match kicks off at 8:00pm GMT on Wednesday 5 May

How can I watch?

The fixture will be shown live on BT Sport 2, with coverage starting from 7:00pm GMT. Subscribers can also watch live on the BT Sport app and website.

Confirmed line-ups

Chelsea: Mendy, Christensen, Silva, Rudiger, Azpilicueta, Kante, Jorginho, Chilwell, Werner, Mount, Havertz

Real Madrid: Courtois, Militao, Ramos, Nacho, Mendy, Modric, Casemiro, Kroos, Vini Jr, Hazard, Benzema


Chelsea: 23/20

Draw: 23/10

Real Madrid: 5/2


Chelsea won’t be awed by the challenge of defeating the 13-time champions after dominating them in the first leg. If the English side can take their chances, they should progress. Chelsea 2-0 Real Madrid

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