Spanis Media outlet Marca has predicted their starting X1 for today’s super encounter between Chelsea and Real Madrid.
Today’s match will be the third time the two European giants will be meeting in the Champions League, the last time they met was last season in the semi-finals. Chelsea won the tie on a 3-1 aggregate.
According to Marca, they expect Pulisic to start over Ziyech and form an attacking trio with Mount and Havertz. the 23 years old was not involved in Chelsea‘s shock defeat to Brentford at Stamford Bridge on Saturday after returning from the international break. Pulisic scored a hattrick against Panama to help the US Men’s team book their place at the 2022 World Cup.
The American scored and assisted the last time Chelsea met Real Madrid,
Marca again predicted Valverde to start over Asensio for Madrid in attack alongside Benzema and Vinicius Jr.
Marca Predicted Starting X1
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