The Blues at the moment have the benefit heading into the return leg at Stamford Bridge as they managed to attain an away purpose to attract 1-1 in opposition to Real Madrid.
Hoddle believes Real Madrid aren’t at their strongest, and Chelsea ought to assert their dominance over Zinedine Zidane’s aspect as they did within the first leg.
“I mentioned earlier than the primary leg that I believed over two legs they (Chelsea) would get by means of. They aren’t taking part in the best Real Madrid aspect ever. I believe Real could have a stronger aspect on the Bridge on Wednesday than they’d within the first leg and I believe Chelsea are going to need to play properly,” Hoddle told the Evening Standard.
“But I thought there were major parts of that first leg where Chelsea were in control and should have got the second goal. Sergio Ramos will strengthen Real if he comes back in but I think Chelsea should be buoyant, they should be positive and I think they will win the game. They are playing with a lot of confidence and Thomas Tuchel has done a wonderful job,” he added.
Real Madrid might be with out two key gamers in opposition to Chelsea
Although the Real Madrid duo of Ferland Mendy and Sergio Ramos are anticipated to play an element, the duo of Raphael Varane and Lucas Vazquez won’t be obtainable for the sport.
Real Madrid weren’t at their finest within the first leg and can maybe depend themselves fortunate to go into the second leg with no deficit.
However, Zidane’s aspect will nonetheless want to search out an away purpose in the event that they need to win the tie on combination. Chelsea will look to cease them and are in run of kind in the mean time.
Chelsea have stored 4 clean-sheets of their final 4 video games throughout all competitions and have discovered new defensive rigidity underneath Thomas Tuchel.
Real Madrid, however, haven’t been at their scoring finest, having drawn blanks in three of their final six video games throughout all competitions.