Who to join Manchester City in the final of the 66th edition of the Champions League, on May 29, at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul? Real Madrid travel to England to face Chelsea. At Stamford Bridge, the Londoners will leave with a small head start after having won a draw (1-1), in the first leg, in the Spanish capital. To try to reach a fourth final of the most prestigious of European competitions as coach of Casa Blanca, Zidane relies on a 4-3-3. Thibaut Courtois will be in goal as Nacho and Ferland Mendy take care of the defensive flanks. Eder Militão accompanies in the axis Sergio Ramos, back.
In the middle, the great classic with Casemiro in low point, and the duo Luka Modric-Toni Kroos. Vinicius Jr and Eden Hazard, back on his land, start at the forefront. Karim Benzema completes the attacking trio. Arrived in January on the bench of the Blues, Thomas Tuchel has the opportunity to play his second C1 final in a row after that lost at the head of Paris SG last summer. The German coach lines up a 3-4-3 for this confrontation. Edouard Mendy is in the goal, protected by a line of three made up of Christensen, Thiago Silva and Antonio Rüdiger. Ben Chilwell and Cesar Azpilicueta are the pistons, while Jorginho and N’Golo Kanté will take care of forming the double-pivot. Finally, in front, Kai Havertz and Mason Mount accompany Timo Werner.
Chelsea: E.Mendy – Christensen, T. Silva, Rüdiger – Azpilicueta, Kanté, Jorginho, Chilwell – Mount, Werner, Havertz
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Real Madrid : Courtois – Nacho, Militão, Ramos, F. Mendy – Modric, Casemiro, Kroos – Vinicius Jr, Benzema, Hazard
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