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Chelsea's Lampard wants Champions League success for Abramovich

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard would love to win the Champions League in Moscow tonight - for the club's Russian owner Roman Abramovich.

He said: "We've been very close to this final many times and that's made us more hungry. Now we're here we're savouring the build-up. You know that a losing finalist is pretty much forgotten in the history stakes.

"I don't think anything should or can influence you to play harder in a Champions League final.

"For Chelsea as a club it is a nice factor that our owner is Russian. He has given us the chance to be here.

"Without Abramovich we wouldn't have got this far and it's a nice touch that we are in Moscow for our first match in a big final. But when the players go out on the pitch there will be no sentiment involved. It's all about winning the game."

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