Cech targets glory

Czech custodian looks to Champions League final with confidence

Petr Cech: Chelsea goalkeeper looks forward to Champions League final

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Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech feels his side should have no fear about who they will face in the UEFA Champions League final after edging past Barcelona at the semi-final stage.

The Blues drew with the Spanish giants 2-2 at Camp Nou but won the tie 3-2 on aggregate despite playing for almost an hour with 10-men.

Chelsea lost against Manchester United in the 2008 final on penalties but now have a chance to erase that memory after reaching next month's season showpiece.

"It's a wonderful feeling," he told Chelsea's official website. "In the first final, four years ago, we lost unfortunately on penalties.

Second chance

"This is our second chance to lift the trophy. I hope this final will have a winning end for us."

Coached by former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, Real Madrid will now face Bayern Munich in the second semi-final of the competition.

Asked which team he would prefer to face in the final, the Chelsea 'keeper insisted he had no preference.

"It doesn't matter," he added. "Whoever wants to win the Champions League cannot pick their opponents in the final.

"The main thing that we have shown is that whoever we play will find it difficult against us."

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