It's a bit of a difference but, honestly, when you go into the last 16 of the Champions League, you have to face big, big teams and we have to show our level.
In the round of 16, teams can not be drawn against sides who they faced in the group stages.
The task is made especially hard for Chelsea.
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But when the group stage draw came out, we noted the great opportunity Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool were given thanks to delectably easy groups.
From that point onwards it is a free draw so group-stage rematches and any all-Premier League clashes could be back on the agenda from that point onwards.
Consequently, it isn't surprising that during that period Premier League clubs had relatively little trouble in progressing to the last 16, with all four clubs doing so five times in those seven years. "For this reason I think it could be problematic to win (the Champions League)".
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"No, we are not happy", The Evening Standard report he said when asked about finishing second in the Champions League group. Clubs from the Bundesliga and Serie A have provided the sternest competition. This victory allowed the Catalans to reach the knockout stage of the tournament with first place in the group.