Chelsea boss Di Matteo: Suspended players will maintain squad spirit

Chelsea boss Roberto di Matteo expects his squad to stay united with so many suspensions going into the Champions League final.

Chelsea boss Roberto di Matteo expects his squad to stay united with so many suspensions going into the Champions League final.

John Terry will miss the final along with Ramires, Branislav Ivanovic and Raul Meireles, all of whom picked up bookings that earned them suspensions.

"For the moment, we'll try and enjoy this night because its quite historic for our club," said manager Di Matteo.

"Then we will see which players will be available for the final and I'm sure we'll put a strong team together which will make Chelsea Football Club proud.

"On the sending off, we're all human beings. We are put under pressure every three days.

"This was our fourth game in nine days, and you know everybody can make a mistake.

"We work as a group and we're delighted we've gone through."

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