Chelsea will try to turn the LM quarterfinals with Real, Bayern again with Villarreal

Madrid / Munich – The reigning Champion of the Champions League, Chelsea, will try to turn the unfavorable 1: 3 result from the opening match in Tuesday’s retaliatory quarterfinal at Santiago Bernabéu against Real Madrid. Bayern Munich, who lost 0-0 on the last European League winner Villarreal last week, will also avert the elimination. Both duels have a kick-off at 21:00.

Real victory at Stamford Bridge was decided by Karim Benzem with three goals, who scored a hat-trick in the second match of the Champions League in a row. The leader of the Spanish league defeated the London team in the European Cups on the sixth attempt for the first time. Last season, “White Ballet” dropped out with Chelsea in the semifinals.

“We checked the first match and we were dangerous in counterattacks. But it’s only halfway. We have an advantage, but it will be a different match on Tuesday. They are the lawyers.” he said Real coach Carlo Ancelotti, who led Chelsea in the past.

“I used up a huge amount of chocolate to watch the match. It didn’t look good. Unfortunately, and somewhat surprisingly, we lacked a system. We’re usually strong in clearly seeing what we’re trying to do.” said Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel, whose charges won the English league on Southampton 6-0 on Saturday.

Real advanced from the Champions League quarterfinals nine times in a row, while the “Blues” advanced three times. In the next phase, the winner will face Manchester City or Atlétic Madrid. The duel on the Real pitch will be whistled by the Pole Szymon Marciniak, who, together with his compatriot in the video Tomasz Kwiatkowski, also presented himself in the March league derby between Slavia and Sparta.

The favored Bayern must make up for the initial loss in the home revenge with Villarreal. “The match is tailor-made for us. We want to turn the result around and advance to the semifinals. Above all, it will depend on our strength. We have to put them under pressure and create great chances.” he declared goalkeeper and captain Manuel Neuer. “We definitely have to be better than in the first match. The stadium will shake. We will perform a performance worthy of Bayern,” added midfielder Leon Goretzka.

“Yellow Submarine” is only in the quarterfinals of the competition for the third time, its maximum is the semifinals of 2006. “It’s a historic moment, but we’ve been to the quarterfinals. Now we want to experience great revenge. get even more out of yourself, ” stated coach Unai Emery.

Villarreal did not succumb to the German rivals in the cups five times in a row and succeeded in the elimination doubles over them in three of the four cases. Bayern or Villarreal will challenge in the fight for the finals of the better of the pair Liverpool – Benfica Lisbon.

Interesting facts before Tuesday’s branches of the quarter-finals of the Champions League:

Real Madrid – Chelsea

Excavation: Tuesday, April 12, 9:00 p.m.

Judges: Marciniak – Sokolnicki, Listkiewicz – Kwiatkowski (video, all Pol.).

First match: 3: 1.

Balance: 6 1-2-3 6: 8.


– Real last beat Chelsea in the European Cups on the 6th attempt for the first time

– last season Chelsea eliminated Real in the semifinals and subsequently defeated Manchester City 1: 0 in the finals

– Real lost at home in the cups with English rivals only one of the last 9 duels

– Chelsea did not lose in Spain in the cups on the courses of the local teams 3 times in a row and in 13 of the last 14 duels

– for Real this is a record 37th quarterfinal in the history of the LM / European Champions Cup

– Real advanced from the quarterfinals of LM 9 times in a row and in 13 of the last 14 cases, while at this stage he eliminated the English teams in all 4 double matches

– Real advanced to UEFA elimination rounds in 34 out of 36 cases after initial outdoor win

– Chelsea have won 3 LM quarterfinals in a row and 8 of the last 9

– Real passed the quarterfinals through Paris St. Germain, Chelsea eliminated another French team Lille

– The winner will face Manchester City or Atlétic Madrid in the semifinals

– Benzema (Real) has scored a hat-trick in the last 2 matches

– Real coach Ancelotti has led Chelsea in the past

– Loftus-Cheek and Rüdiger (both Chelsea) are at risk

– Polish judge Marciniak led the Prague league derby Slavia with Sparta in March, his compatriot Kwiatkowski was at the video as well as now

Bayern Munich – Villarreal

Excavation: Tuesday, April 12, 9:00 p.m.

Rozhodčí: Vinčič – Klančnik, Kovačič (všichni Slovin.) – Irrati (video, It.).

First match: 0: 1.

Balance: 3 2-0-1 5: 2.


– Villarreal defeated Bayern for the first time in the 3rd European Cup match; in the LM group in autumn 2011 he lost twice (0: 2 at home and 1: 3 outside)

– Bayern in the last 2 home games of LM with Spanish opponents won with a total score of 7: 0

– Villarreal did not lose in European cups with German opponents 5 times in a row

– Villarreal succeeded in European Cups in knockout doubles matches with German teams in 3 out of 4 cases

– Bayern is already in the 20th quarter in the recent history of LM, which is a record

– Villarreal plays the third quarterfinals of LM and the first since 2009, its maximum being the semifinals of 2006

– Bayern defeated Salzburg in the round of 16, reigning European League winner Villarreal eliminates Juventus

– In the semifinals, the winner will meet Benfika Lisbon or Liverpool

– Bayern won at home in LM 4 times in a row and in 12 of the last 13 duels

– Villarreal won outside LM in 3 times in a row

– Hernández (Bayern) and A. Moreno, Parejo and Rulli (all Villarreal) are at risk

Source: České noviny – sport by

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