Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea: 3 key stats every Chelsea fan should know

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Chelsea will face Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid in the Champions League last 16. Atletico Madrid are second in La Liga, level on points with Real Sociedad with two games in hand.

Chelsea will travel to the Spanish capital for the first leg on February 23, with the return match taking place at Stamford Bridge on March 17.

Here are 3 key stats about the game against Atletico Madrid that every Chelsea fan should know:

1. This will be the seventh meeting between these two sides in the Champions League, with Chelsea losing just once, 1-3 at home in the 2014 semi-final (W2 D3).

2. Chelsea have won just one of their last seven Champions League meetings with Spanish opposition (D4 L2), although that win did come last time out (4-0 away to Sevilla in this season’s group stages).

3. Frank Lampard scored and assisted in Chelsea’s only home victory against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League (4-0 in October 2009).

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