Chelsea face tricky Athletico trip
The champions league gameweek 2 continues today as Athletico Madrid host premier league champions in their new home.
The Rojiblancos were held to a goalless draw by Roma in their first champions league, and they’re yet to lose a match in the La liga this season, Chelsea on the other have geared to life after losing their first match of the season to Burnley, they’ve won all their other matches except a goalless draw with Arsenal, they also defeated Qarabag 6-0 in their first champions league match.
Athletico confirmed the re-signing of Diego Costa from Chelsea, and he is one of the few people to have represented both teams including Fernando Torres, Filipe Luis and Courtois amongst others, with the first two in contention for a start with Athletico and Courtois has returned to Chelsea to become their undisputed number 1 and He’s sure to start tonight.
Antonio Conte has confirmed the health of attacking trio Hazard, Pedro, and Willian, as he says they’re in contention to start with Hazard probably going to start he’s first game after Nottingham Forest, Courtois and David luiz also have been pronounced fit, Partey would be back for Athletico Madrid and Augusto Fernandez is back from an hamstring injury but might not feature, Torres and Filipe Luis should also be in the squad.