Atletico Madrid journey to England to face group leaders Chelsea in a last-ditch effort to attempt to safe a spot within the final 16 of the Champions League.
It’ll be an uphill battle as Atletico must beat Chelsea, a activity in itself, but additionally hope that Qarabag can pull off one thing unimaginable and beat AS Roma away from dwelling in Rome.
Right here is how Diego Simeone might set out his facet on Tuesday night.
The Slovenian faces no competitors that may match his capability, and on numerous events, has put in world class performances in web when it actually issues.
The defensive again line is ready to be unchanged from the facet that beat Actual Sociedad on the weekend.
Juanfran is on the street to restoration, nevertheless, is probably not risked in a must-win sport for the guests. Consequently, Thomas Partey is ready to carry his function with Filipe Luis on the fitting.
Diego Godin is a figurehead on the again for Madrid and will probably be more than likely joined upon fellow nationwide teammate in addition to membership, Jose Gimenez.
The trio of Spaniards, Koke, Saul and Gabi ought to all see their beginning roles cemented and secured as they’ve turn into regulars for Simeone week in, week out.
However Yannick Carrasco might come into the facet so as to add tempo and power on the wing in alternative of Correa because the Spanish facet will actually need to push onerous on this sport to come back away with all three factors, as a result of something much less, will definitely imply an exit from the Champions League.
Antoine Griezmann has been performing on the prime stage for Atletico for a lot of years now and he already has two Champions League objectives to his identify this marketing campaign. However they imply nothing now, he has to attain and/or make an affect for the guests when it actually is required.
He’s prone to be joined up entrance by Kevin Gameiro as they go on the hunt for the elusive victory at Stamford Bridge.