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Chelsea captain Azpilicueta: How we're planning to face Atletico Madrid ace Suarez

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has detailed how they plan to handle Atletico Madrid ace Luis Suarez tonight.

Chelsea meet Atletico in Bucharest for the first-leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie.

Standing in Chelsea's way is Suarez, who has starred for Atletico Madrid this season and scored 16 goals to fire them to the LaLiga summit since a summer switch from Barcelona.

The Uruguayan has plenty of history with the Blues and most notably for his bite on Azpilicueta's old team-mate Branislav Ivanovic in 2013.

Chelsea's captain said: "The best way to defend him is to keep him as far away from the goal as possible. That's a collective job and as defenders we know that.

"I faced him when he was at Liverpool and with Barcelona in the Champions League. He is a great striker, we know his numbers and wherever he plays he scores a lot of goals.

"We will try to defend against him collectively, control the game and to keep the attacking players as far from our goal as possible."

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