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Chelsea clash with Napoli is the equivalent of a cup final, claims Mata

Juan Mata says Chelsea will go into their crucial UEFA Champions League clash with Napoli on Wednesday night like a cup final, as they look to overcome a 3-1 first leg deficit. Spanish midfielder Mata insists the Londoners can beat the odds after disposing of Stoke 1-0 in the Premier League at the weekend. He said: "It is like a final and we have to win at least 2-0. But I think we can do it.

"We are confident after beating Stoke on Saturday.

"We will try to give 100 per cent to qualify. Nothing is impossible and at Stamford Bridge we've had good results in the Champions League.

"All the supporters will be cheering for us. It's a final for us and we can do it.

"From the first minute we have to try to create chances to score. We know they have very good strikers."

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