The defending European Champions Real Madrid will welcome Chelsea at Santiago Bernabeu tonight, for the 1st leg of the Champions League quarter-final. Here you can follow the Real Madrid vs Chelsea live stream, kick-off time, team news, confirmed lineup, and prediction.
- Real Madrid vs Chelsea | Champions League Quarter-final 1st Leg
- Date: Wednesday, 12 April 2023
- Kick-off Time: 4:00 pm ET / 8:00 pm BST / 12:30 am IST (Thursday)
- Venue: Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid
It’s a tough challenge for Chelsea tonight against the defending European champions Real Madrid. The Spanish giants blew away Liverpool by 6-2 goals on aggregate in the Round of 16 to book a spot in the last 8.
Carlo Ancelotti’s side beat arch-rivals Barcelona by 4-0 goals in the Copa del Rey, before losing to Villarreal in their last League game.
Elsewhere, former Chelsea star Frank Lampard is now at the helm for Chelsea. He will be eager to prove his worth against Real Madrid.
The English side turned a deficit against Dortmund to win by 2-1 on aggregate in the Round of 16. However, the Blues must leave behind their 1-0 defeat to the Wolves in their last League game.
Chelsea met Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals last season. Despite beating them 3-2 in a thriller in Madrid, they lost the tie by 5-4 on aggregate.
The two sides met in the semi-finals in 2021, with Chelsea going on to win the title.
Real Madrid vs Chelsea Live Stream
Here we tell you how to live stream tonight’s Champions League quarter-final 1st leg game in the USA, UK, and India.
- TUDN USA
- Paramount +
Univision and TUDN will broadcast today’s Real Madrid vs Chelsea game in the United States.
Cable cutters can catch the live stream via Paramount + and ViX+. Both streaming platforms require subscriptions. Paramount + subscription starts at $4.99 per month. The game will kick off at 4:00 pm ET.
- BT Sport 1
- BT Sport Ultimate
- BT Sport App
BT Sport is the official broadcaster of the UEFA Champions League in the United Kingdom. Chelsea’s match against Real Madrid will be available on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate.
Moreover, BT Sport subscribers can watch the live stream for free on the BT App.
- Sony Sports 2 (English)
- Sony Sports 3 (Hindi)
- Sony Sports 4 (Tamil and Telugu)
- Sony LIV App
Sony Sports Network is India’s official broadcaster of the UEFA Champions League. Cable cutters can subscribe to the Sony LIV app to watch the live stream.
Team News and Confirmed Lineup
Ferland Mendy is the only unavailable player for Real Madrid due to an injury. After resting their defeat to Villarreal, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos return.
For Chelsea, Cesar Azpilicueta and Thiago Silva are unavailable due to injuries.
Confirmed Real Madrid XI
Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Camavinga; Valverde, Kroos, Modric; Rodrygo, Benzema, Vinicius.
Confirmed Chelsea XI
Arrizabalaga; James, Fofana, Koulibaly, Silva, Chilwell; Kante, Fernandez, Kovacic; Sterling, Felix.
Real Madrid vs Chelsea Prediction
Despite losing to Villarreal in their last league game, their recent big wins against Liverpool and Barcelona will boost their spirit. The defending champions Real Madrid will also get the home advantage.
It’s a difficult task on hand for the new Chelsea boss Frank Lampard. He will be under pressure after suffering a defeat to the Wolves in the Premier League. Real Madrid 2-0 Chelsea.
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