Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea : Chelsea Champions League squad against Atletico Madrid confirmed

Thomas Tuchel
Thomas Tuchel at a press conference. ( Photo by Getty Images)

Chelsea have announced the squad called up to face Atlético de Madrid in the round of 16 of the Champions League, the first leg will be played in  Bucharest, Romania on Tuesday night.

The Spanish government restrictions have resulted in the first leg of this round of 16 tie taking place in Bucharest and not Madrid.

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel released a list of 23 players to tackle Atlético de Madrid in a post via the club’s official website on Monday night.

Tuchel’s men head into the game after a 1-1 draw with Southampton in the Premier League over the weekend, while Atlético de Madrid lost 2-0 at home to Levante in La Liga.

Chelsea champions league Squad vs Atletico Madrid according to Squad number.

Kepa Arrizabalaga

Antonio Rudiger

Marcos Alonso

Andreas Christensen

Jorginho

N’Golo Kante

Tammy Abraham

Christian Pulisic

Timo Werner

Willy Caballero

Kurt Zouma

Edouard Mendy

Mateo Kovacic

Olivier Giroud

Mason Mount

Callum Hudson-Odoi

Ben Chilwell

Hakim Ziyech

Billy Gilmour

Reece James

Cesar Azpilicueta

Kai Havertz

Emerson Palmieri.

The kick-off time for Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea is 9pm Nigerian time.

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