Chelsea’s technical director, Petr Cech, has warned the membership that they should show on the pitch that they’re favourites to qualify from this 12 months’s UEFA Champions League group stage.
Cech acknowledged this whereas reacting to Chelsea’s Champions League group stage draw on Thursday.
Chelsea regained a spot in Europe’s top-flight competitors after ending fourth within the Premier League final season.
Frank Lampard’s aspect was drawn in Group E with Sevilla, Krasnodar and Reenes.
“I consider that we’ve to respect all people within the group,” Cech was quoted by Chelsea’s official web site as saying.
“On paper, given the historical past of our soccer membership, we’ll clearly be favourites with Sevilla, however on the similar time, it’s a tough place, and it’s essential affirm it on the pitch.”