Chelsea are desperate to make up for Moscow but Barcelona will kill us if we're not at our best, adm

20 April 2009 12:42
Frank Lampard admits Chelsea are desperate to win the Champions League - but fears that semi-final opponents Barcelona are the best team in Europe.

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The England midfielder helped his team to an FA Cup final date against Everton on May 30 with Saturday's 2-1 defeat of Arsenal.

But the 30-year-old is eying a trip to Rome's Olympic Stadium four days before the Wembley season finale to really make Chelsea's season.

To do that, they must overcome Spanish League leaders Barcelona in the last four, with a trip to the Nou Camp on Tuesday week followed by the return at Stamford Bridge eight days later.

'We are desperate to win the Champions League, it's true,' Lampard told Spanish paper El Mundo Deportivo. 'But Barcelona are the best team in Europe at this time. It will be a very difficult tie and we'll have to work hard to go through.

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Source: Daily_Mail

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