Chelsea will welcome Real Madrid in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, from 21.00 CET, at Stamford Bridge. Los Blancos will seek revenge after Chelsea beat them last season in the semi-finals.Bet on Chelsea - Real Madrid with 1xBet
Best bets on Chelsea vs Real Madrid
Bookmakers from 1xBet see Chelsea as the favourites for this first leg with 2.13 odds to win at home. Real Madrid has 3.80 odds to win on the road. A draw in London will cost a solid 3.52
Bet365 offers 2.10 for Total Over 3 and 1.78 for Total Under 3.
Also, experts from Betway offer 1.78 for "both teams to score - yes" and 1.98 for "both teams to score - no".
Where to Watch Chelsea vs Real Madrid
The game Chelsea vs Real Madrid will be televised on BT Sport 2. The broadcast from London begins at 20.50 CET, ten minutes before the start of the match.Bet on Chelsea - Real Madrid with 1xBet
Chelsea is coming after a surprising 1-4 defeat against Brentford. It was the first defeat for the Blues after six consecutive wins across all competitions.
Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea manager, is very excited about the game against Real Madrid: "It's a big challenge, but there is a bit of excitement around this match and fixture. We know what's coming. It will be an exciting match and a tough challenge".
Chelsea are the current UEFA Champions League champions. In the previous season, they beat Real Madrid in the semi-finals after 1-1 in Madrid and 2-0 in London.
Brentford is the only team who won at Stamford Bridge in the last seven months.
Real Madrid Form
Real Madrid suffered a heavy defeat in El Clasico, 0-4 against FC Barcelona. However, they bounce back and won 2-1 against Celta Vigo.
Los Blancos won the last three games played in the road: 1-0 vs Rayo Vallecano, 3-0 vs Mallorca and 2-1 vs Celta Vigo. Carlo Ancelotti's side qualified to the quarter-finals after they beat PSG in the last-16.
Eden Hazard will miss the games against his former club due to another injury.
Chelsea vs Real Madrid: possible lineups
- Chelsea (5-3-2): Mendy - Azpilicueta, Christensen, Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Alonso - Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic - Havertz, Pulisic;
- Real Madrid (4-3-3): Courtois - Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Nacho - Modric, Casemiro, Kroos - Asensio, Benzema, Vinicius Junior;