Date: 14th April 2021
Time: 12:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, Seville
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Chelsea take on Porto in the second leg of the quarter-finals of the Champions League. In the first leg, Chelsea had outclassed Porto by a margin of 2 goals and thus have a strong chance of winning the quarter final. Porto though were not completely steamrolled, fought and made good chances but failed to grab onto them. The match will begin at 12:30 AM (IST) and the winner will qualify for the semi-finals.
The Blues have a full-strength team and there are no injury concerns or updates.
Mehdi Tarebi and Sergio Oliviera are expected to come back into the match after they were suspended for 1 game.
Chelsea are coming on the back off a huge 4-1 victory against Crystal Palace. They displayed good football skills and registered this humongous win. Christian Pulisic scored 2 goals and Kai Havertz and Kurt Zouma scored 1 each and contributed to the 4 goals. Thomas Tuchel’s side had also won the first leg of this match 2-0. Mason Mount scored a goal in the first half which was followed by Ben Chilwell’s late goal.
Porto will face an uphill task when they take over the Blues. Though they are coming on the back off a 2-1 victory over Santa Clara, Wednesday’s game will be a high-pressure game for them, considering the opponents and the 2-goal deficit. In the Primeira Liga, Porto are placed 2nd in the table with 60 points and have won their last 5 games. This proves they are a quality side and a little bit of application and good luck can make them comeback into the match.
Probable Playing 11
Edouard Mendy; Cesar Azpilicueta, Kurt Zouma, Antonio Rudiger; Reece James, N'Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Ben Chilwell; Mason Mount, Hakim Ziyech; Timo Werner
Agustin Marchesin; Wilson Manafa, Pepe, Diogo Leite, Zaidu Sanusi; Jesus Corona, Sergio Oliviera, Matues Uribe, Luis Diaz; Mehdi Taremi, Toni Martinez
Goalkeepers: Mendy, Marchesin
Defenders : Chilwell, Zouma, Rudiger, Pepe, Leite
Midfielders : Mount, Corona, Kovacic, Oliviera
Strikers: Werner, Taremi, Martinez
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