The match that was supposed to hold in Spain on Atlectico Madrid home ground was moved to Romanian Capital city Bucharest after Spain government ban UK from entering into the country because of the deadly virus COVID 19.
Both teams will be playing on a neutral ground but it will be more to the advantage of Chelsea because of the away goals and there will be no form of home ground advantage for Atlectico Madrid.
The Blues under the new manager Thomas Tuchel have greatly impress the team after playing 8 round of matches without defeat in all competition.
Diego Someone on the other end have been impressive so far after taking his team to the top of the La Liga league table with 7 points ahead of Real Madrid at second position.
Atlectico Madrid lost thier last match on Sunday to Levante by 2:0 and that could be an advantage for Chelsea because Atlectico Madrid players will approach the game with fear.
Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel has expressed his feeling about leading Chelsea to the UEFA Champions League for the first time in his coaching Career.
According to Thomas Tuchel, " it's a bit strange to play a group stage with one team in a different country and arrive in the Knock out with another team, yes I agree but honestly, I am here three and half weeks and I jump into this opportunity and I did not regret one single minute.
"I am totally into Chelsea, totally into this club and 100% into this team.that is why it does not feel so strange anymore, it feels natural to arrive now with my team in Bucharest and I am very happy to arrive with this group. We feel strong".
It will be an interesting match between the two teams because of thier head to head in the UEFA Champions League.
Here are the result of the previous matches in the UEFA Champions League between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid.
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