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Lampard wants Chelsea youngsters to learn from Bayern Munich clash

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard wants his young team to learn from tonight's clash at Bayern Munich.

The Blues go to Bayern for the second-leg of this round 16 Champions League tie trailing 3-0.

Lampard said, "This is a new generation of players, a new era of players. All I got last week was 'how great will it be if they win a cup final?' The experience of losing a cup final will be a big part of the young players' careers. Tomorrow is a big experience for them, no matter what: a fantastic stadium, a fantastic team, a challenge we can try and overturn a result.

"If I was to use short stories from my career throughout the season the players would be very bored! I will speak to the players and make them aware of the opportunity they have here: to show they want to turn this game around, to act like they want to turn this game around, and to believe they can turn the game around.

"That's very clear and it mustn't be short on them. It's been a long season, successful in many ways, and now we have a huge challenge in a one-off game to try and do something special. I understand the difficulties, but all I want to see is a performance and attitude from the team that attempts to do something special.

"It will be very difficult, I don't have to pretend with the players, I just need to see them perform, and I believe they will."

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