Champions League: Chelsea-Atletico Madrid time, TV, preview


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After a dreary 0-0 draw in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal last week, Chelsea hosts Atletico Madrid on Wednesday with a spot in the Champions League final on the line.

When: 2:45 p.m.

Where: Stamford Bridge, London.

U.S. television: Fox Sports 1, Fox Deportes.

At stake: Champions League final May 24 in Lisbon against Real Madrid, which reached the big game with a 4-0 win over Bayern Munich on Tuesday (5-0 aggregate). The Post’s Steven Goff breaks it all down with video.

Quick notes:

– Atletico is looking for its first Champions League final appearance in 40 years.

– Atletico has given up just five goals in 10 Champions League games this season.

– Chelsea is getting healthy at the right time, but goalkeeper Petr Cech is likely out.

– Chelsea Coach Jose Mourinho answers the haters of his defensive style: “Football is full of philosophers, people who understand much more than me. Amazing. But the reality is the reality. A team that doesn’t defend well doesn’t have many chances to win.”

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