Chelsea midfielder Mata up for Spurs, Barcelona double

Chelsea ace Juan Mata is excited to be facing two Cup semis this week.

Chelsea ace Juan Mata is excited to be facing two Cup semis this week.

With a Champions League semi against Barcelona looming on Wednesday, Chelsea will be keen to avoid extra-time this evening against FA Cup opponents Tottenham.

Mata told The Sun: “We are all very excited about Barcelona. Any person who likes football most love the way they play. At Valencia we beat Barcelona in the semi-finals of the Copa Del Rey so I know they are not unbeatable.

“Many of the Barcelona players are my team-mates in the Spanish squad. know the way they play and train. I know the quality they have and now I would just like to know their weaknesses!

“We will have to be 100 per cent to beat them. But we can do it.”

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