When is Real Madrid vs Chelsea? Date, time, odds and head-to-head history for Champions League quarterfinals
Real Madrid will face another Premier League side in this season’s Champions League after being paired with Chelsea at the quarterfinal stage.
Carlo Ancelotti’s side stormed past Liverpool in the Round of 16 with a 6-2 aggregate win, as Chelsea overcame a first-leg deficit to edge past Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund.
A last-eight meeting between these two sides will see Ancelotti return to his former club for the second season in a row, after a rollercoaster quarterfinal win over the Blues in 2022.
Here are all the important match details as the Blancos and the Blues meet again in Champions League action.
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When is Real Madrid vs Chelsea?
Real Madrid host Chelsea in the first leg on on Wednesday, April 12 at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid, with kickoff at 21:00 local time.
The second leg will take place at Chelsea’s home stadium of Stamford Bridge on Tuesday, April 18, with kickoff at 20:00 local time.
Here’s how that translates into time zones across some of the world’s major territories.
|USA||Wed, Apr. 12||15:00 ET|
|Canada||Wed, Apr. 12||15:00 ET|
|UK||Wed, Apr. 12||20:00 GMT|
|Australia||Thu, Apr. 13||07:00 AEDT|
|India||Thu, Apr. 13||01:30 IST|
|Hong Kong||Thu, Apr. 13||04:00 HKT|
|Malaysia||Thu, Apr. 13||04:00 MYT|
|Singapore||Thu, Apr. 13||04:00 SGT|
|New Zealand||Thu, Apr. 13||09:00 NZDT|
|USA||Tues, Apr. 18||16:00 ET|
|Canada||Tues, Apr. 18||16:00 ET|
|UK||Tues, Apr. 18||20:00 GMT|
|Australia||Weds, Apr. 19||07:00 AEDT|
|India||Weds, Apr. 19||01:30 IST|
|Hong Kong||Weds, Apr. 19||04:00 HKT|
|Malaysia||Weds, Apr. 19||04:00 MYT|
|Singapore||Weds, Apr. 19||04:00 SGT|
|New Zealand||Weds, Apr. 19||09:00 NZDT|
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Real Madrid vs Chelsea history
This season is the third successive campaign these two foes have faced each other in Champions League action, with mixed results on either side as part of their eventual success in the competition.
Thomas Tuchel’s Blues beat Zinedine Zidane’s Madrid side in the 2020/21 Champions League semifinals thanks to a 2-0 second-leg win at Stamford Bridge, before going on to beat Manchester City in the final.
🔵 Mason Mount scores in the Champions League for the first time since he found the net against Real Madrid in the 2020/21 semi-finals…@ChelseaFC | #UCL pic.twitter.com/qrKIIFuaqI
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) April 12, 2022
However, their matchup in last season’s quarterfinals added a new dimension to the rivalry, as Real Madrid produced a trademark comeback in thrilling style.
Karim Benzema’s superb hat-trick sealed a 3-1 first-leg win in London, but they simply folded in the return fixture, as Chelsea powered into a 3-0 lead with 10 minutes left in Madrid.
The calmness of Ancelotti and his veteran stars was tested to the extreme in the closing minutes, as substitute Rodrygo sent the game into extra time, and the irrepressible Benzema clinched a wild turnaround.
⚽ La última vez que nos enfrentamos al @ChelseaFC_Sp…
™️ @lukamodric10 ⤵️ @rodrygogoes#UCL pic.twitter.com/Y9eJzXOqN0
— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadrid) March 17, 2023
That proved to be a crucial platform for Ancelotti as they created more historic drama with another unbelievable comeback against City in the semifinals, before beating Liverpool in the final.