Spanish Champions Real Madrid take on UEFA Champions League Champions Chelsea tonight in a tough duel.
The two giants clash at the Stamford Bridge tonight at 19;00 GMT. Goalkeeper Thibout Courtois gets to face his former team again.
Chelsea eliminated Madrid last season in a 3-1 aggregate scoreline. Madrid were held in a 1-1 draw at home and lost 0-2 at Stamford Bridge. It was at the Semi-finals and Chelsea progressed to the final and finally won the trophy.
Tonight’s match would see a reverse fixture and this is the Quarter-finals.
Line up of the two teams are as follows :
Chelsea XI: Mendy; James, Christensen, Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Azpilicueta; Kante, Jorginho; Mount, Pulisic, Havertz
Real Madrid XI: Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Mendy; Valverde, Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Benzema, Vinicius
1900 – kickoff
2mins – James low cross across the face of Madrid goal
9 mins – Vinicius hits the bar for Madrid
21 mins Madrid scores first goal by Benzema
23 mins Benzema scores second goal for Madrid