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Mikel out of UCL return leg

23 April 2014, 14:04

London - Chelsea midfielder, John Obi Mikel will not be playing against Atletico Madrid on April 30 in the Uefa Champions League semi-final second leg due to an accumulation of yellow cards, KickOff Nigeria reports.

Mikel played for Chelsea in Tuesday’s 0-0 first-leg draw in Madrid which has put the Blues in a good position to reach the Final ahead of next week’s home semi-final clash.

The Nigeria international will now sit-out the return leg in Stamford Bridge, with the hope that Chelsea wins.

Tuesday’s game may be Mikel’s last in the Champions League this season if Chelsea fails to beat Atletico Madrid on April 30.

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