Chelsea take first leg advantage over disappointing Atletico Madrid
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
MADRID Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League last 16 tie on Tuesday to take a big step towards the quarterfinals of the tournament.
What was Atletico's home leg had to be played in Bucharest due to a ban on flights from Britain to Spain to try and stop the spread of coronavirus variants.
Although that is a clear disadvantage for the Spanish side, the result only serves to highlight a drop of form which has seen them lose two and draw ...