These two met in the quarter-finals last season. It was a memorable tie.
A thrilling evening of football at the iconic Santiago Bernabeu saw the west Londoners overturn their 3-1 deficit to lead 4-3 on aggregate thanks to a stunning comeback, before Real levelled through Rodrygo’s late goal to force extra-time.
Karim Benzema was Chelsea’s tormentor once again as his extra-time header earned Real Madrid a spot in the Champions League semi-finals.
Chelsea team news – Thiago Silva starts, Havertz dropped
Team to play Real Madrid: Kepa, Fofana, Koulibaly, Thiago Silva, James, Kante, Kovacic, Enzo Fernandez, Chilwell, Sterling, Joao Felix
Real Madrid team news
Team to play Chelsea: Courtois, Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Camavinga, Valverde, Kroos, Modrić, Rodrygo, Benzema, Vinicius