Chelsea vs. Benfica: 6 Things We Learned in Champions League Quarterfinal

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Chelsea vs. Benfica: 6 Things We Learned in Champions League Quarterfinal
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Chelsea dispatched of their Portuguese opposition at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening in rather anticlimatic fashion.

Frank Lampard's 20th-minute penalty was enough to put the tie beyond doubt, with the Blues content to play direct against Jorge Jesus' side.

The Roberto Di Matteo revival continues at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea might not be a shoo-in for next year's edition of the Champions League, but their win over Benfica gives them a somewhat surprising berth in the semifinal this season.

Next up, Barcelona. The only thing the Blaugrana have in common with Benfica is an Iberian origin and the first letter of the their names. 

Here are the six things we learned from Chelsea's quarterfinal win over Benfica. 

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