17 April 2012

Drogba: "It's not all bad memories with Barça"

Chelsea's Ivorian forward felt that "rather than what happened in 2009, I prefer to think of what happened the other times we've played against Barça."

Chelsea's Ivorian forward felt that "rather than what happened in 2009, For several seasons, Didier Drogba is Chelsea's great jacket, the best resort in times of crisis. The Ivory Coast striker, a clásico confrontation between Chelsea and Barcelona (since 2005 alone has lost one of the eight games between them, through suspension, at the turn of the second round of the season 2004-05), lives a strange season, with rumors about his possible departure to China but in the last game of his team against Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-final, again demonstrated why it is one of the great references Chelsea tomorrow receives Barça at Stamford Bridge with the memory of 'Iniestazo'.

"More than what happened in 2009, I prefer to think of what happened the other times we've played against Barça," said the striker, "not all bad memories because we had very good games. In fact, I think we can say we're at 50 percent, although Barça is still the best team in the world and has the best player. But over two legs anything can happen. "Prefer to think of what happened the other times we've played against Barça."

Chelsea get Barça at Stamford Bridge relied on two factors: the physical strength of the players Di Matteo and the warmth of his stage, a small but intense. "Since I have lived in Chelsea for many games of this type," said the African, "so I think that, more or less know how to address them, how to play them. Those who have more seniority we have to convey that experience to the younger. "

For Chelsea, the challenge is threefold: to complete a good season finale, getting into the Champions League final and eliminate the defending champions. And by the way, doubts that the team continues to generate. "Nobody expected that we could be in the semis, so now we have to prove that we deserve to be here. The 2009 is past, now all I want is to play a good game tomorrow and get a result. " (via SPORT)