Atletico Madrid - The Final Countdown!
As we prepare to face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-final first leg, we`ve come up with a few statistics that show just how hard a job we face.
1 - Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 15 clashes against Spanish sides in the Champions League, winning 6 and drawing 9.
2 - The two clubs have met three times in European football, twice in the Champions League where Chelsea have won 1 and drawn 1 and once in the European Super Cup Final whereby we were beaten.
3 - The three games, in European competition, between the two sides have seen 13 goals scored.
4 - Atletico Madrid enter this tie with the best defensive record in the competition having conceded only 5 goals in their 10 Champions League games.
4 - Atletico Madrid are the only team that have yet to be beaten in the Champions League this season winning 8 and drawing 2.
5 - Atletico Madrid have scored in every Champions League game this season, something that is matched only by Bayern Munich.
6 - Atletico Madrid have picked up the most yellow cards in the competition this season, 23.
7 - Chelsea enter this fixture having lost only 1 of their last 10 Champions League knockout ties and that was against Paris St Germain this season when we were defeated 3-1 in Paris.