Chelsea have the chance to reach their third Champions League final when they face Real Madrid on Wednesday night.
The Blues claimed their first elusive Champions League victory in 2012, having come so close on several occasions in the past, most notably when they lost to Manchester United on penalties in 2008.
They go into the semi-final second leg with Real Madrid holding a narrow advantage due to Christian Pulisic’s away goal during last week’s 1-1 draw in the first leg.
But the Blues will know they could have been out of sight after the first leg, having dominated Real in the first half and failed to capitalise on what was a hugely impressive performance.
Should they reach the final, it will mean Thomas Tuchel has the chance to win a European and FA Cup double in his first five months in charge.
What time is Chelsea vs Real Madrid?
Kick-off at Stamford Bridge is on Wednesday night at 8pm.
Chelsea will be without midfielder Mateo Kovacic due to the hamstring injury which has ruled him out in recent weeks, with Tuchel confirming the Croat’s absence on Tuesday.
The Blues boss does expect Antonio Rudiger to be available though, with the assistance of a facial mask.
Chelsea should also welcome back Jorginho, Christian Pulisic and N'Golo Kante after the trio were rested during the 2-0 victory over Fulham at the weekend.
As for Real, Tuchel said he expected Sergio Ramos to return after missing the last seven weeks through injury.
Zinedine Zidane will also welcome back Ferland Mendy following injury and Marcelo should also start, having been released from election duty.
But there are major doubts over centre back Raphael Varane, after he was forced off against Osasuna.
As for Real, they have the chance to lift a fourth Champions League in six years.
TV and live stream details
The match will be televised on BT Sport, with coverage starting at 7pm.
The game will also be available online via the website and the BT Sport and Sky Sports apps.
Chelsea head into this game on the back of a comfortable 2-0 victory over local rivals Fulham, thanks to Kai Havertz’s brace.
Real also enjoyed a 2-0 victory at the weekend but they made harder work of their win over Osasuna. Los Blancos had to wait until the final 14 minutes for Eder Militao and then Casemiro to give them victory.
It means Zidane’s men are two points behind rivals Atletico in second place, level with Barcelona, with four games remaining.
Chelsea, on the other hand, remain on course to secure Champions League football once again, as they currently occupy fourth position, three points ahead of West Ham United.
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