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Football News : 'We are close to where we want to be' - Tuchel after win over Sheffield United

Thomas Tuchel says that Chelsea are 'close to where we want to be' after they beat Sheffield United 2-1 in the latest action from the Premier League on Sunday (7th February). Meanwhile, The UEFA Champions League match between Atletico Madrid and Chelsea will take place in Romania this month because of pandemic-related restrictions on travel from England. The first leg of the last-16 match-up will be played in the Arena Nationala in Bucharest on February 23 instead of in Madrid on the same day, UEFA said on Wednesday. Chelsea said it will host the second leg at Stamford Bridge on March 17. Four Premier League teams have already seen the venues switched for their next games in Europe because of concerns about an aggressively transmissible COVID-19 variant spreading in England. Liverpool and Manchester City are both headed to Budapest, Hungary, for Champions League matches against RB Leipzig and Borussia Monchengladbach, respectively, in the next two weeks. In the Europa League, the home stadium of Juventus in Turin will stage Manchester United’s match against Real Sociedad on February 18. Arsenal’s visit to Lisbon to play Benfica on the same date has been moved to Stadio Olimpico in Rome.


  • Released : 11-Feb-2021


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