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Chelsea boss Di Matteo surprised to be England's only Champions League survivor

Chelsea boss Roberto di Matteo says they're proud to be England's lone survivors in the Champions League.

The Blues face a quarterfinal against Benfica.

Di Matteo said: "We have got a lot of stick this season. But we are trying very hard to prove everyone wrong.

"I am proud - and surprised - that we're the last English team left in the competition. It hasn't happened very often over the years. We can say that out loud. We're still involved in a domestic cup and an international competition at this stage of the season.

"We've worked hard to get this far. That's where you'd like to be when you reach March and April."

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