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Why Chelsea's Champions League Tie Against Real Madrid Will Not Be Played At The Bernabeu

Chelsea qualified 2-1 aggregate against Porto FC in the quarter-final in the Champions League, and will face Real Madrid in the semi-finals. The first leg of the semi-final will be played on neutral ground and this could be a huge boost to Chelsea before Real Madrid would come over to Stamford Bridge to play Chelsea in the second leg.

Chelsea who played Porto on neutral ground in Seville will go back to Spain to play Real Madrid and it won't be played in their stadium (Bernabeu) on the 27th of April 2021, it would be played on Real Madrid training ground which has over 6,000 seat capacity called Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano.

Real Madrid stadium (Santiago Bernabeu) is currently undergoing a remodeling project which is set to be finished in 2022 before the start of the 22/23 season.

Real Madrid has been playing in Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano since June 2020 even their Laliga games and could still be playing games there till the stadium is finished.

Madrid who played Liverpool an English side in the champions league quarter-final beating them 3-1 aggregate to qualify to the semi-final of the game.

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