Bayern Munich manager’s prediction about Chelsea has come to pass

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Chelsea have booked a Champions League semi-final meeting with Real Madrid, which is the first time the Blues have reached this stage of the competition since 2014.

Chelsea have been the surprise package of the Champions League this season, as no one predicted that Chelsea would go this far.

Heavyweights like Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Juventus have all been knocked out of the competition, with Chelsea, Real Madrid, Manchester City and PSG the only clubs left in the Champions League.

Chelsea have since overcome a poor run that saw Frank Lampard getting sacked to Chelsea being a very tough team to beat under Thomas Tuchel.

Meanwhile, Bayern boss Hansi Flick had since predicted that Chelsea are a team to watch in the Champions League.

“Chelsea have massive potential in terms of quality and quantity,” said Flick, in an interview with France Football back in February. “It’s a young team with a lot of talent.

“They can go far in the Champions League this season. Thomas has gained experience at PSG that will benefit him at Chelsea.

“He is ready for this challenge.”

Chelsea have been drawn to face 13-time champions Real Madrid in the semi-finals, and this will be Tuchel’s biggest test as Chelsea boss yet.

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