Mikel: Chelsea will Repeat what happens to barca back in 2012
Former Chelsea veteran John Obi Mikel is confident that Premier League Champions will overcome Barcelona to the next round of the Champions League as the did back in 2012.
The Blues drew 1-1 with La Liga leaders at Stamford Bridge in the first-leg of last 16 encounters last Tuesday with Willian put Chelsea upfront before Lionel Messi equalize15 minutes from time gave Barcelona an away goal advantage ahead of the second leg at Camp Nou March, 14.
The 30-year-old Super Eagles skipper insisted that Chelsea can replicate their 2012 semi-final triumph 2-2 draw when goals from Ramires and Fernando Torres saw them reach their second Champions League final 3-2 on aggregate.
“I have been played for Chelsea for 11 years and that comeback I will remember for the rest of my life,”
“Obviously I will continue to support Chelsea as always and hopefully they will go through into the next round.
“I believe they will knock out Barcelona on their own ground, just like we did in 2012, “Mikel told Tianjin Today Evening News.
Mikel joined Chelsea 2004 after winning Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup, Community Shield, Europa League and Champions League before moving to Chinese Super League outfit Tianjin Teda in January 201.