Champions League Confirmed Teams Real Madrid vs Chelsea
How to watch UEFA Champions League semifinals: Live stream … Tue, 27 Apr 2021 11:00:00 -0700-Chelsea travel to Spain to take on Real Madrid at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano in the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday evening.
Chelsea travel to Spain to take on Real Madrid at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano in the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday evening.
The Blues are in tremendous form under Thomas Tuchel, and will be keen to get a positive result heading into a crucial week with fixtures against Manchester City and the return leg at Stamford Bridge.
Zinedine Zidane's side will know that a good performance in the home leg will be necessary to book their place in the final in May, as they chase another European trophy.
Here is the official team news from Madrid ahead of the huge first leg:
Real Madrid XI to face Chelsea: Courtois, Carvajal Varane, Militao, Nacho, Marcelo, Modrić, Casemiro, Kroos, Benzema, Vinicius
Bench: Lunin, Altube, Hazard, Asensio, Odriozola, Isco, Mariano, Rodrygo, Arribas, Blanco, Miguel
Chelsea XI to face Real Madrid: Mendy, Christensen, Silva, Rudiger, Chilwell, Kante, Jorginho, Azpilicueta, Pulisic, Werner, Mount
Bench: Kepa, Caballero, Zouma, James, Emerson, Alonso, Ziyech, Gilmour, Havertz, Hudson-Odoi, Abraham, Giroud
Confirmed Teams: Real Madrid vs Chelsea | Champions League Tue, 27 Apr 2021 11:00:00 -0700-The road to the UEFA Champions League final continues with the semifinals, with Chelsea-Real Madrid and PSG-Manchester City.
The road to the UEFA Champions League final continues with the semifinals, kicking off with games Tuesday and Wednesday.
It was a wild ride between the conclusion of the quarterfinals and this week's semifinal Leg 1 games. The European Super League came and went in a matter of a couple days last week, as 12 clubs signed up for a breakaway league, only to have the majority of those clubs back out after massive backlash over the controversial project.
Now, it's back to normal soccer activities in continental Europe as the Champions League resumes with Real Madrid hosting Chelsea on Tuesday and Paris Saint-Germain hosting Manchester City on Wednesday. Neither Man City nor PSG has ever won the Champions League, whereas Chelsea has one title to its name and Real Madrid has a record 13 titles.
The second legs of the Champions League semifinals will take place on May 4-5. The Champions League final will be held at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey, on Saturday, May 29 (3 p.m. ET, CBS and Paramount+).
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What are the Champions League semifinal matchups?
- Manchester City (England) vs. Paris Saint-Germain (France)
- Real Madrid (Spain) vs. Chelsea (England)
Who are Champions League semifinal favorites?
According to BetMGM, here are the odds for the semifinal matchups:
- Real Madrid (-140) vs. Chelsea (+100)
- Paris Saint-Germain (+135) vs. Manchester City (-190)
What are the odds for the Championship League winner?
According to BetMGM, Manchester City remain favorites to win this year's competition.
- Manchester City (+145)
- Paris Saint-Germain (+275)
- Real Madrid (+350)
- Chelsea (+450)
What is the Champions League semifinals schedule?
English-language live streams available on either CBS All-Access or Paramount+. Spanish-language broadcasts available on TUDN.
Tuesday, April 27
- Real Madrid vs. Chelsea, 3 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network and Paramount+)
Wednesday, April 28
- Paris Saint-Germain vs. Manchester City, 3 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network and Paramount+)
Tuesday, May 4
- Manchester City vs. Paris Saint-Germain, 3 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network and Paramount+)
Wednesday, May 5
- Chelsea vs. Real Madrid, 3 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network and Paramount+)
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– April 27, 2021
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