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Bayern Munich plot to set 1 big record against Chelsea in tough Champions League tie





- Chelsea vs Bayern Munich will come face to face at Stamford Bridge in a Champions League round of 16 tie

- The last two encounters between both sides ended in penalties with each team winning one of the fixtures

- Bayern have never won a match at Chelsea's s backyard as Lampard will be looking to continue his impressive run against the Germans

Chelsea vs Bayern Munich will slug it out in a crunch Champions League round of 16 fixture at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues will be going into the match with confidence following a 2-1 win over their London rivals Tottenham to keep next season's Champions League hopes alive.

And the Bavarians maintained top spot in the Bundesliga after labouring to a slim win over relegation-threatened Padeborn.

Chelsea and Bayern have had interesting fixtures in the past with the last two of them ending on penalties in the 2012 Champions League final and 2013 UEFA Super Cup as both sides settled for a win each.

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One of the unforgettable ties between the pair was at Stamford Bridge was in 2005 when the Jose Mourinho's led side defeated the Germans by 4-2.

Frank Lampard, who is currently the mananger of the west London club scored a brace, one of which was a contender for goal of the season.

Tammy Abraham could return to first team action after spending several weeks on the sidelines and Willian is likely to start ahead of Ross Barkley.

Thomas Muller and Kingsley Coman are also looking to be preferred to Barcelona loanee Philippe Coutinho in the attack.

Possible line ups:

Chelsea starting XI: Caballero; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger; James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso; Willian, Mount; Abraham

Bayern Munich XI: Neuer; Kimmich, Alaba, Hernandez; Odriozola, Tolisso, Thiago, Davies; Coutinho, Gnabry; Lewandowski

Match: Chelsea vs Bayern Munich

Date: Tuesday, 25 February, 2020

Time: 9pm (Nigerian)

Venue: Stamford Bridge, west London

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Referee: Clement Turpin (France)

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Not many players have had the opportunity of playing alongside Lionel Messi but new signing Martin Braithwaite is still relishing his debut alongside the Argentine icon.

The Danish international made an impression when Barcelona spanked Eibar in a match dominated by Messi's brilliance.

Artur Melo got to the end of a rebound from Braithwaite's shot which was saved by Eibar's goalkeeper before it was dispatched by the Brazilian midfielder.

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