Chelsea vs. Napoli Champions League Preview: 4 Reasons the Blues Will Advance

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Chelsea vs. Napoli Champions League Preview: 4 Reasons the Blues Will Advance
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Chelsea FC play hosts to Napoli today in the second leg of their Champions League tie. Though they go into the match down two goals on aggregate (3-1), the Blues will overcome the deficit to advance to the quarterfinals.

Roberto Di Matteo has the team getting the results it failed to under former boss Andre Villas-Boas. It may only have been two games and not exactly the prettiest of wins, but they were wins nonetheless, earning back-to-back victories for the first time since January.

At this level of the game results are all that matter. Di Matteo, in an interim role, is putting out lineups and making substitutions that give his team the best chance to win in the moment. For a squad that is aging fast and responsible for Villas-Boas’ sacking, it is time for the players to step up and prove they were worth the bold move.

I have little doubt they will come through, and here are four reasons why.

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