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Chelsea host the Spanish giants Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final at Stamford Bridge tonight. Midfielder Frank Lampard has said Chelsea's hopes of victory could lie with keeping 11 men on the field. Chelsea's three defeats to Barca in the 10 encounters since 2000 have all been after they had someone…
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Coach Roberto di Matteo is confident of upsetting the form book once again. But the interim manager also admits Chelsea need to be "perfect" over both legs if they are to reach the final and avenge their semi-final defeat of three years ago. "They don't like to play against us," he said. "The results in…
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How do you beat Barcelona? Easy question to ask, tough one to answer. All those goals from Lionel Messi... all that trickery from midfielders Xavi, Iniesta and Busquets. This season, minnows Osasuna and Getafe have managed it, but none of the big guns have. And it's up to two of those big guns, Chelsea -…
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The Chelsea stars get together for the famous Keepy Uppy challenge ahead of Wednesday's clash at Stamford Bridge between Chelsea and Barcelona.
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Chelsea will look to show no fear when they take on European champions Barcelona on Wednesday in the Champions League semi-finals. Chelsea will go into the first leg of their tie with the Spaniards full of confidence after dispatching Tottenham 5-1 in the FA Cup semi-finals on Sunday. Roberto Di Matteo will hope that the…
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The experienced midfielder, a World Cup and Euro 2008 winnner, believes the Premier League club will be"dangerous and intense", acknowledging their strength over the past decade in Europe. He also warns that the fans in west London are likely to create an intimidating atmosphere. Chelsea and Barcelona have each reached the semi-final stage of the…
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Frank Lampard has issued a rallying cry as Chelsea prepare to take on mighty Barcelona in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final on Wednesday. The England midfielder says they're the best team in club football, but is looking forward to taking on the likes of Lionel Messi, Xavi and Andres Iniesta, adding…
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Frank Lampard has admitted that Juan Mata's controversial second goal shouldn't have stood as Chelsea progressed to the FA Cup final with a 5-1 win over Tottenham. Following Didier Drogba's wonder strike, Chelsea led 1-0 at Wembley at half-time. But they doubled that lead when referee Martin Atkinson awarded another goal to the Blues -…
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Roberto Di Matteo spoke to Chelsea TV after the 5-1 victory against Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.
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Tottenham 1-5 Chelsea highlights "The scoreline reads like a comfortable Chelsea victory - but Tottenham will complain bitterly that this FA Cup semi-final turned crucially on referee Martin Atkinson's decision to award Juan Mata's "goal". Complaints that have more than a measure of justification." Tottenham's goal was scored by Bale (56') and Chelsea's goalscorers were…
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Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea is always an absorbing contest for two fierce London rivals. At stake on Sunday is an FA Cup final and a chance for both teams to inject some life into a rollercoaster campaign. It looks like they're already battling for the last remaining Champions League qualifying berth, but victory this weekend…