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Can Chelsea show maturity and make Hazard and Courtois regret?
Chelsea, Featured, Real Madrid

Can Chelsea show maturity and make Hazard and Courtois regret?

The clash between Real Madrid and Chelsea will see a Los Blancos side with a squad that have vast experience in these stages of the UCL come up against a squad with relatively no experience in this stage of the competition in the Blues. The Blues may have the advantage after the 1 all draw away at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium but every well-versed follower of the UEFA Champions League knows that the tie is far from over. The new-look Chelsea side who saw some new additions in the summer were whitewashed 7:1 by Bayern Munich in last season's UCL round of 16 under former manager Frank Lampard but have improved since then. They are currently managed by Thomas Tuchel and have done well in the competition but must now beat an experienced Zinedine Zidane-led side and eliminate them fr...
Hoddle makes prediction ahead of Blues vs Los Blancos clash
Chelsea, News, Real Madrid

Hoddle makes prediction ahead of Blues vs Los Blancos clash

Glenn Hoddle has opined that Real Madrid will be boosted by the return of captain Sergio Ramos to action ahead of their UEFA Champions League semifinal second leg clash against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. However, he believes that the Blues will get the job done against Los Blancos and has backed them to go through to the finals of the competition. The Blues started the first leg at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium as the lively side and took the lead through Christian Pulisic shortly after Timo Werner struck a close-range effort at Thibaut Courtois. However, Thomas Tuchel's men failed to capitalize on their early dominance of the game before Karim Benzema sent an unstoppable volley past Edouard Mendy in Chelsea's goal for the equalizer and set up an exciting seco...