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Ashley Cole delighted with stunning Chelsea win

Defender praises team after Blues stun Barcelona to reach UEFA Champions League final

Chelsea's display in Barcelona will be remembered for a long time to come

Chelsea star Ashley Cole praised the spirit of his side after the Blues booked their place in the UEFA Champions League final following an amazing night in Barcelona.

The Blues went went two goals down, had skipper John Terry sent off and lost fellow defender Gary Cahill to injury in the semi-final second leg but still managed to win the tie 3-2 on aggregate.

"No-one thought we had a chance, we lost a few matches in the Premier League but we got together and we said we believed," said Ashley.

"We were lucky in spells but you can't beat that desire and fight that you saw out there."

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