Mata: Chelsea’s CL clash with Shakhtar Donetsk a must win

Juan Mata says Chelsea will treat Wednesday night's key UEFA Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk 'like a final'.

Juan Mata says Chelsea will treat Wednesday night's key UEFA Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk 'like a final'.

The Spaniard knows what a stern challenge Shakhtar pose and will treat the meeting as a cup final if the Blues are to make progress in defending their Champions League crown.

"It's time to move on and to focus on the Champions League match this Wednesday. It's like a final for us if we want to finish first in our group," he wrote on his official online blog.

"Besides, in Ukraine, Shakhtar proved to be a top team who are able to beat anyone. Even so, we always have a great support at the Bridge and I'm confident that we will get a victory to face the last two games in a good position. Champions League's nights at the Bridge are always special."

 

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