Champions League: Atletico Madrid tops Chelsea, seals all-Madrid final

Wednesday April 30th, 2014
Atletico Madrid is on its way to the UEFA Champions League final after a 3-1 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
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Will it be able to keep a clean sheet against Real Madrid, and the might of its Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale combination? We have just over three weeks to find out, but if the story of this European season is that counterattack has overtaken possession-based play as the dominant tactic, then this final will continue that narrative.

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