A take a look at what’s occurring in European soccer on Tuesday:
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: ATLETICO MADRID vs CHELSEA
Atletico Madrid performs its dwelling recreation in opposition to Chelsea in Bucharest, Romania, due to journey restrictions stopping guests from Britain getting into Spain. Atletico has been struggling defensively, having conceded at the least a aim in its final seven matches in what’s its worst run with no clear sheet since coach Diego Simeone arrived in 2011. With one win in its final 4 video games, Atletico noticed its Spanish league result in Actual Madrid reduce to a few factors, although it nonetheless has a recreation in hand. Chelsea is but to lose in its seven matches since coach Thomas Tuchel changed Frank Lampard. The groups performed within the group stage of the Champions League within the 2017-18 season, with Chelsea profitable 2-1 in Spain earlier than a 1-1 attract London. Atletico eradicated Chelsea within the semifinals in 2014.
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: LAZIO-BAYERN vs MUNICH
Bayern Munich’s title defence is being examined by coronavirus infections and different, injury-induced, absences. 4 gamers just lately examined constructive for COVID-19 Thomas Muller, Benjamin Pavard, Leon Goretzka and Javi Martnez although the latter two are already again with the squad. Serge Gnabry, Tanguy Nianzou, Douglas Costa and Corentin Tolisso are out with accidents and defender Niklas Sle was excused from coaching on Monday as a precaution. Bayern is discovering a punishing schedule is having an hostile impact on the group, which has dropped 5 factors in two Bundesliga video games since its return from the Membership World Cup in Qatar. Bayern has by no means gone three consecutive video games with no win underneath coach Hansi Flick.
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE: SOUTHAMPTON vs LEEDS UNITED
On a seven-game winless run within the Premier League, Southampton is trying to keep away from getting sucked right into a relegation battle because it prepares to play away to Leeds. Southampton has dropped to 13th and is barely eight factors away from Fulham, which is in third-to-last place however staging a stirring restoration within the second half of the season. A 1-1 draw with Chelsea ended Southampton’s run of six straight losses that included a 9-Zero loss at Manchester United. Leeds is one place and two factors above Southampton.