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Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Predictions & Tips - Back a draw in the Champions League

  • Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea predictions for Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League match
  • The game is being played at 8pm GMT at the Arena Nationala in Bucharest
  • Atletico Madrid have drawn 3 of their last 4 Champions League matches
  • I am backing a draw in Romania
  • Preview, predictions, stats & team news
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Atletico Madrid and Chelsea met in the 2017/18 Champions League group stage (Getty Images)
Mat Marshall 22 Feb 2021
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Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Predictions


Chelsea have not lost under Thomas Tuchel and this is his biggest test with the Blues. They meet Atletico Madrid in Romania with a draw likely in the UEFA Champions League.

  • Atletico Madrid are undefeated in 7 of their last 8 matches (all competitions).
  • Atletico Madrid have failed to keep a clean sheet in 9 of their last 10 matches (all competitions).
  • Atletico Madrid have drawn 3 of their last 4 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Atletico Madrid have drawn 3 of their last 6 matches against Chelsea (UEFA Champions League).
  • Chelsea are undefeated in 10 of their last 11 matches (all competitions).
  • Chelsea have won 5 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).

Head to Head


Atletico Madrid and Chelsea have two wins each with three draws in seven matches.

They last met in the 2017/18 Champions League group stage, Chelsea winning 2-1 in Madrid before a 1-1 draw in London.

Atletico Madrid Form


Atletico Madrid sit top of La Liga, 3 points clear of Real Madrid with a game in hand. They won 15 of 16 league matches but have won once in the last four.

Diego Simeone’s side won eight straight matches in La Liga before a 2-2 draw against Celta Vigo, conceding the equaliser in the 89th minute. Los Colchoneros then won 2-1 at Granada before a 1-1 draw at Levante. 

Atletico Madrid took on Levante again on Saturday, this time at home where they lost 2-0. They had 28-6 shots including 2.06-0.77 expected goals but couldn’t find the net.

Atletico Madrid Injuries & Team News


Right back Kieran Trippier continues his suspension and centre back José Giménez is injured.

Midfielder Héctor Herrera recently tested positive for COVID-19 and could miss out.

Luis Suárez is in great form with 11 goals in his last 12 matches in La Liga.

Chelsea Form


Chelsea are unbeaten in seven matches since Thomas Tuchel took over in January. Following a 0-0 draw against Wolves, the Blues won five straight in all competitions.

Tuchel’s side won 1-0 at Tottenham in that run with the other four victories coming against modest opposition in Burnley, Sheffield United, Barnsley and Newcastle.

Chelsea’s last match was a 1-1 draw at Southampton. Mason Mount equalised from the penalty spot in a match they dominated with 71% possession and 1.45-0.50 expected goals.

Chelsea Injuries and Team News 


Chelsea are close to full strength, only missing injured centre back Thiago Silva.

Andreas Christensen, Jorginho and Callum Hudson-Odoi all came off the bench in Southampton and could start here.

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Where is Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea being played?

Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea is being played at the Arena Nationala in Bucharest, Romania.

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Verdict

Atletico Madrid have no home advantage here and are going through a rough period. Chelsea haven’t lost under Thomas Tuchel with a draw the best bet in Romania.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @210.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @500.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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