Olivier Giroud insists Chelsea have the ‘quality’ to knock Barcelona out of the Champions League

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Olivier Giroud of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on March 4, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)

Olivier Giroud insists Chelsea have a ‘good chance’ of knocking Barcelona out of the Champions League Reigning Premier League champions Chelsea travel to the Nou Camp on Wednesday hoping to join Liverpool and Manchester City in the quarter-finals.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – MARCH 04: Olivier Giroud of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on March 4, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

Olivier Giroud

The Blues impressed in the first leg at Stamford Bridge, holding Barcelona to a 1-1 draw after Lionel Messi cancelled o

epa06547682 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi (C) celebrates with team mates Jordi Alba (R) and Luis Suarez (L) after scoring the 1-1 goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, first leg soccer match between Chelsea FC and FC Barcelona at Stamford Bridge in London, Britain, 20 February 2018. EPA/ANDY RAINChelsea have endured a turbulent start to the year and suffered successive defeats to Manchester United and Man City following the Barcelona clash. But Giroud, who signed for the Blues from Arsenal in January, believes Chelsea can defy the odds by dumping Barcelona out of Europe on Wednesday night. Speaking after Saturday’s 2-1 win over Crystal Palace, the France international said: ‘Obviously we needed the three points Olivier Giroud

 

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