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Real Madrid vs Chelsea – Three battles crying out to be settled

Real Madrid will welcome Chelsea to the Estadio Di Stefano Stadium for the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semifinal clash on Tuesday night, and there is a lot to look forward to ahead of the game. Los Blancos are favorites on paper as expected but will have to be wary of this Chelsea side that have been transformed under Thomas Tuchel. Meanwhile, ahead of the game, here are some battles that have been crying out to be settled. Thibaut Courtois vs Chelsea The towering Belgian goalkeeper didn't leave Chelsea on the best of terms and his departure sure angered a lot of Chelsea fans. Petr Cech was Chelsea's number one but was displaced from the side to accommodate the Belgian who many thought would be the future between the sticks for Chelsea. His unexpected forceful depar...