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Chelsea has never lost to Real Madrid in three european meetings

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Chelsea, The Blues are unbeaten in all three competitive games they have played against the Spanish giants.

Marcel Desailly and matchwinner Gus Poyet hold the Super Cup Trophy after Chelsea beat Real Madrid in 1998

Marcel Desailly and matchwinner Gus Poyet hold the Super Cup Trophy after Chelsea beat Real Madrid in 1998

Thomas Tuchel’s side lost 1-0 against Porto in the second leg of their quarter-final clash on Tuesday.

But a 2-0 win in their first clash – that was played in Spain – saw the Londoners through to face Zinedine Zidane‘s Los Blancos.

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The two side have faced each other three times previously, Chelsea winning two and drawing one.

The last time they played was on August 28, 1998 in the Uefa Super Cup, with Chelsea triumphing 1-0.

Gus Poyet scored the only goal of the game with an 83rd-minute winner for Gianluca Vialli’s side.

In 1971 the two teams met in the Uefa European Cup Winners Cup.

Chelsea captain Ron 'Chopper' Harris holds aloft the European Cup Winners Cup after their 1971 replay success against Real Madrid

The first game finished 1-1 with the sides unable to be separated after extra-time. Peter Osgood fired the Blues 1-0 up on 56 minutes but Zoco sent the game to a replay with a 90th-minute equaliser.

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But it was Dave Sexton’s boys celebrating in the second game with goals from John Dempsey and Osgood again securing a 2-1 triumph.

Sebastian Fleitas netted a consolation for the Spaniards.

After a 1-1 draw after extra-time, the game went to a replay, which saw the Londoners triumph

Real Madrid set up a fourth meeting against Chelsea after they eased their way past Liverpool.

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source: The Sun.co.uk
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