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Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea LIVE: Stream FREE, TV channel, team news for huge Champions League tie

CHELSEA face their first huge test under manager Thomas Tuchel when they take on Atletico Madrid in the last-16 of the Champions League this evening.

The Blues are unbeaten under Tuchel, but Diego Simeone’s side represent one of the toughest tests in European football.

Start time: 8pm GMT
TV/Live stream: BT Sport 2
Chelsea XI: To follow
Atletico XI: To follow


Follow ALL the action with our live blog below…


Thomas Tuchel will be looking for victory against Atletico Madrid in BucharestCredit: EPA

What time does Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea kick off?

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.
Coverage commences at 7pm – one hour before kick-off.
To stream the game live, head to the BT Sport website or app.

Can I watch Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea for free?

EE customers can get BT Sport INCLUDED to their plan at no extra cost if they are on a plan with Smart Benefits – simply 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 Large Screen so you can cast all the action on your TV.
At the end of the three months you will automatically roll onto the £5 per month BT Sport Large Screen subscription unless cancelled.

Team news

Former Chelsea transfer target Jose Gimenez will miss Atletico’s game against the Blues after limping off against Levante at the weekend due to a reoccurrence of a muscle injury.

Stefan Savic is likely to be drafted in as a replacement.

Yannick Carrasco, Sime Vrsaljko, Hector Herrera and Kieran Trippier are all out injured, forcing Diego Simeone to bring some youngsters into the squad.

Thiago Silva is expected to return to Chelsea’s starting XI after missing their game against Southampton with a muscular injury.

Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic are both doubts while Tammy Abraham is fit again after starting at Southampton.


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