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Atletico Madrid’s Marcos Llorente has warned Chelsea that he and his teammates will be looking to evoke the spirit of Anfield at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.
The Blues are set to face Diego Simeone’s side on Wednesday in the second leg of the Champions League round 16.
Thomas Tuchel’s side picked up a 1-0 win in the first leg thanks to Olivier Giroud’s 68th minute goal.
Speaking to Marca, ahead of the game, Llorente said:
“We have had big games when things get ugly.
“We have to remember what we did on the day of Liverpool, that we are capable of that. I am sure that we will go for it and get the win.”
Llorente also spoke about the mood in the Atleti camp, adding: “The team is excited, mentally, conscious of the game we come into. It’s crucial, we are working well and we will go out to have a good game.
“From inside we trust in ourselves. We have had big games this season. We have very clear ideas and we are very excited.”