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There may be trouble ahead.

Chelsea are the Premier League champions, we can beat any team on the planet. However, to maximise our chances of tasting success once again in the Champions League, we will all be secretly hoping to swerve PSG and Barcelona and draw Besiktas in the last 16.

However, the odds are stacked against us, as revealed by Twitter user @2010MisterChip. He posted a full graph of the chances each side has of facing each other in the next round – and it may give you trouble sleeping peacefully ahead of Monday’s draw.

As shown in the graph, Chelsea have a 43.747% chance of being drawn with Barcelona in the knockout stages. Both PSG and Besiktas are less likely at just 28.126% as there are more teams they could potentially draw in the next round.

We ought to fear nobody, but Barcelona are unbeaten in La Liga this term, it’d be a tough test for Antonio Conte’s men.

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Gabriel Kwabla
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Gabriel Kwabla

Yes its was true that Chelsea are likely to play either Barcelona or PSG for sure. But I think Chelsea have better chance of beating Barcelona again at Stamford Bridge done deal.Gabriel from Ghana.

DJL CFC
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PSG a European giant other way about Chelsea European giant

Anthony
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I think somebody should play some of the old tapes of our encounters with Barcelona to Conte suppose he is afraid to face them. Chelsea fights tillthe last blast of the referee’s whistle. They are known for that.