Champions League: Chelsea overcomes Real Madrid 3-2

MADRID. Chelsea prevailed over Real Madrid.

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MADRID. Chelsea beat Real Madrid. Chelsea took advantage of its superior ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu stadium in Madrid on Tuesday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Szymon Marciniak with the support of Pawel Sokolnicki and Tomasz Listkiewicz. The 4th official was Srđan Jovanović. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 10.1 degrees Celsius or 50.11 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 83%.​

Match Statistics

Chelsea was in firm control of the ball 57% while Real Madrid was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Chelsea was more aggressive with 83 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Chelsea won the match.​

Real Madrid shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Chelsea shot 18 times, 5 on target, 13 off target.

Cards

Real Madrid received 4 yellow cards (K. Benzema, F. Valverde, E. Camavinga and D. Carvajal). On the other side, Chelsea received 5 yellow cards (R. James, H. Ziyech, K. Havertz, T. Tuchel and C. Azpilicueta).

Match Events

  • 10'
    10'

    R. James

  • 15'
    15'

    M. Mount

    T. Werner

  • 37'
    37'

    K. Benzema

  • 51'
    51'

    A. Rudiger

  • 63'
    63'

    M. Alonso Mendoza (Goal Disallowed)

  • 68'
    68'

    F. Valverde

  • 73'
    73'

    E. Camavinga

    T. Kroos

  • 75'
    75'

    T. Werner

  • 78'
    78'

    Marcelo

    F. Mendy

  • 78'
    78'

    Rodrygo

    Casemiro

  • 80'
    80'

    Rodrygo

  • 83'
    83'

    C. Pulisic

    T. Werner

  • 88'
    88'

    Lucas

    N. Fernandez

  • 90'
    90'

    E. Camavinga

  • 96'
    96'

    K. Benzema

    Vinicius Junior

  • 100'
    100'

    H. Ziyech

    N. Kante

  • 102'
    102'

    H. Ziyech

  • 106'
    106'

    Jorginho

    M. Kovacic

  • 106'
    106'

    S. Niguez

    R. Loftus-Cheek

  • 109'
    109'

    K. Havertz

  • 113'
    113'

    T. Tuchel

  • 113'
    113'

    C. Azpilicueta

  • 115'
    115'

    D. Ceballos

    Vinicius Junior

  • 118'
    118'

    D. Carvajal

Next match

In the upcoming Champions League match, Real Madrid will play away with Liverpool on the 21st of February with a 5-2 head to head stats in favor of Real Madrid (1 draw).

Chelsea will play away against Borussia Dortmund on the 15th of February with a 0-0 head to head.

Real Madrid: Formation and Lineups

Real Madrid started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Carlo Ancelotti chose to play with the following team: Thibaut Courtois (6.9), Daniel Carvajal (7.4), Nacho Fernández (7.0), David Alaba (7.0), Ferland Mendy (5.9), Luka Modrić (7.2), Casemiro (6.6), Toni Kroos (7.1), Federico Valverde (6.7), Karim Benzema (7.2) and Vinícius Júnior (6.4).

Substitutes

Real Madrid made 5 changes: T. Kroos for E. Camavinga (73′), F. Mendy for Marcelo (78′), Casemiro for Rodrygo (78′), N. Fernandez for Lucas (88′) and Vinicius Junior for D. Ceballos (115′).

Top player: Daniel Carvajal

The player who no doubt impressed Real Madrid the most was Daniel Carvajal.

His rating is (7.4) with 76 passes (85% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 8. He performed 3 crosses.

Chelsea: Formation and Lineups

Chelsea started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

On the opposite side, Thomas Tuchel played with: Edouard Mendy (6.5), Reece James (8.0), Thiago Silva (7.2), Antonio Rüdiger (7.4), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (6.9), N’Golo Kanté (7.1), Mateo Kovačić (7.6), Marcos Alonso (7.8), Mason Mount (8.5), Kai Havertz (6.4) and Timo Werner (8.2).

Substitutes

Chelsea made 4 changes: T. Werner for C. Pulisic (83′), N. Kante for H. Ziyech (100′), M. Kovacic for Jorginho (106′) and R. Loftus-Cheek for S. Niguez (106′).

Top player: Mason Mount

Probably the most impressive player in Chelsea was Mason Mount.

His rating is (8.5) with 1 goal, 44 passes (81% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 11. He performed 4 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Champions League

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