Lille and Chelsea will square off against each other in the final battle to reach the next phase of the UEFA Champions League this midweek
The Blues won the first leg of the encounter 2-0 when both sides first met a few weeks ago, which put the English Premier League outfit in a favorable spot to progress to the quarter-finals, while the French League 1 side will need to get a handsome victory over the Blues to suggest any chance of making it to the next phase of the competition.
Chelsea will be going into the game after their 1-0 victory over Newcastle United in the English Premier League on Sunday, which serves as a morale booster for the Londoners who will be seeking their second straight victory over the French League side.
Lille, on the other hand, will be going into the game off the back of their disappointing goalless draw against Saint-Etienne in their last game in the French League 1.
Match Date and Venue:
Lille will confront Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday, March 16, at Stade Pirre-Mauroy in France.
Chelsea and Lille have met 3 times before in the UEFA Champions League, and the Blues will be going into the next game with an outstanding head-to-head account of 3 wins, while the French team failed to win any of the previous meetings.Kickoff Time:
The UEFA Champions League game between Lille and Chelsea will kick off at exactly 9 PM on Wednesday.