Lampard reveals the team he wants to face in the Champions League second round

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Chelsea needed to beat Lille in our last Champions League game to qualify for the knockout stage of the Champions League, and the Blues got the much desired victory by beating Lille 2-1 at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea qualified as second from the group, with Valencia surprisingly beating Ajax to qualify as the group leaders, meaning the Dutch champions will now play in the Europa League in the knockout stage.

The draw for the knockout stage of the Champions League will be done on Monday and Chelsea will most likely meet a top side who topped their group.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has revealed that he isn’t worried about meeting the big teams and is keen to meet any of the big teams without fear.

Lampard said: “We should be very pleased we’re there. There has been a lot of resilience and quality shown to get through the group. When you consider Ajax were knocked out you know it’s a tough one.

“It’ll be a very tough draw no matter who it is. I’ll be watching it pretty calmly. It is what it is, any team we get will be tough. This is a test and a challenge we want, and we should embrace the idea of whoever we get and go and take it on.”

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