Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid – (16/03/2021)
Chelsea is on the brink of qualification as they host Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 games.
The two sides face off in this round for the second time to fight their way to the Quarter-Finals after the first encounter back in February at Arena Națională, Bucharest. Chelsea pulled an advantageous result to edge past Atletico Madrid by a 1:0 win in the first leg. Chelsea extends their undefeated streak over the Spanish giant to 3 straight games.
Looking at their H2H in the last 8 meetings, Chelsea has won 3 matches, Atletico Madrid won 2, and they have settled for 3 draws.
Over 2.5 goals were witnessed in 5 of their last 8 games and both teams to score came through in 5 matches. Chelsea has gone a bit clinical with 3 clean sheets being kept over those 8 meetings.
Chelsea played out an uninteresting 0:0 barren draw against Leeds United on the road in their most recent game in the Premier League. They defeated Everton in their previous game at Stamford Bridge by 2:0. Chelsea has remained unbeaten in their last 10 consecutive games.
Chelsea continues to show encouraging performances and stunning defensive stability that has frustrated their opposition. They have won 5 of their last 8 games and drawn 3. Under 2.5 goals were recorded in these last 8 matches and both teams to score surfaced in 1 game.
Chelsea’s form at home has been relatively decent as they have maintained their outstanding eye for excellence. They have won 5 of their last 7 matches and drawn 2. Under 2.5 goals were recorded in 5 of their last 7 matches and both teams to score were seen in 1 game. Chelsea has kept clean sheets in 6 of their last 7 consecutive matches.
Atletico Madrid Form
Atletico Madrid was held away from home in their most recent game in the Spanish Laliga by Getafe in a boring 0:0 draw. They defeated Athletico Bilbao at home in their previous game in the league by 2:1.
Atletico Madrid has recently been cut short with unimpressive results that have overtaken their bright start across all competitions. They have won 3 of their last 8 games, lost 2, and drawn 3. Both teams to score were witnessed in 4 of these 8 games and Under 2.5 goals were seen in 6 matches.
Atletico Madrid has scored appreciable goals in their away games while they have consistently remained undefeated recently. They have won 5 of their last 8 games, lost 1, and drawn 2. Over 2.5 goals were present in 4 of their last 8 games and both teams to score came through in 5 games.
Tip: 5 Most Important Facts About the Match
1. Atletico Madrid has scored at least 2 goals in 7 of their last 10 away games.
2. Chelsea has kept clean sheets in their last 5 consecutive home games.
3. Chelsea have recorded Under 2.5 goals in their last 8 matches.
4. Atletico Madrid has won 2 of their last 7 games.
5. Atletico Madrid remain undefeated in their last 3 visits to Stamford Bridge.
Conclusion Tip: Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid
Atletico Madrid has scored a handful of goals in their away games while Chelsea has kept phenomenal clean sheets at home. Chelsea to win and Under 2.5 goals should be achievable. ACCA of Chelsea to win and Under 2.5 goals should come through.
Results of Previous Clashes
Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid 1:0
Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid 1:1
Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid 2:1
Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid 1:3
Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid 0:0