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Chelsea must forget Barcelona, focus on Huddersfield

Chelsea must forget Barcelona, focus on Huddersfield

Chelsea, drawn against Barcelona in the Champions League last 16, travel to 12th-placed Huddersfield Town in the Premier League on Tuesday.

Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar (L) and Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R).

Sevilla got Manchester United, whiile Porto will face Liverpool.

Tottenham have been handed a tricky tie against last season's runners-up Juventus.

Bayern Munich, who finished second to PSG in Group B, play Besiktas and Shakhtar Donetsk take on Roma.




Former PSG defender Maxwell, now an ambassador for the Ligue 1 club, said on UEFA's website: "It's a good draw, with two good games to play".

Chelsea winger, Eden Hazard, claimed he would welcome a clash with Barcelona just last week, however when he sees the other matches to come - he may think otherwise.

The Blues have won the Premier League in two of the last three seasons. "We need to face both games like finals and for the fans it will be a thrilling tie". "We hope we will be strong because we are facing a strong team, an English team that runs and is very physical but also has very good players". It is a handsome challenge for the club. We will see how we arrive at the games. I'm happy to play with these players. "We are very optimistic, we are confident and want to keep going in this competition".

"The Italian, who conceded that the league title was out of reach after the West Ham defeat, challenged his players to put things right at Huddersfield".


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