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4 times Chelsea beat Barcelona in the Champions League

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Zola and Tore Andre Flo celebrate scoring against Barelona
Zola and Tore Andre Flo celebrate scoring against Barelona

Chelsea, host Barcelona in one of the most important matches of Antonio Conte’s managerial career. The gaffer is going through difficult time and needs his side to put ion a fighting display to stand any chance of beating the unbeaten side in La Liga.

Going by the current form, Barcelona are clear favourites to advance to the next round but one can't underestimate Chelsea. As Chelsea and Barcelona prepare to meet again tomorrow, we take a look at the games where Chelsea beat Barcelona in the Champions League.

Chelsea 3-1 Barcelona

Date: Wednesday, 5th April 2000

Venue: Stamford Bridge

Attendance: 34,000

Chelsea and Barcelona locked horns in the Quarterfinals of 1999/2000 Champions League season. Barcelona, under then manager Louis van Gaal, were regarded by pundits as favourites to win the Champions League.

Both teams started the match on a positive note. In the opening 30 minutes, both teams were trying to assert their authority in the midfield. The match was in the balance when to the disbelief of Barcelona, in the space of just eight minutes, Chelsea scored three goals to take a vital 3-0 lead. Gianfranco Zola opened the scoring and Tore Andre Flo's brace made it three.

Also read: Chelsea vs Barcelona: 5 Memorable Moments

Luis Figo scored in the 74th minute to give Barcelona a vital away goal. Though Chelsea won the home leg, they were beaten 5-1 away from home as Barcelona made it to the semi-finals.

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