I was surfing the web yesterday after the excitement of Hutchinson starting and eventually the Blackburn win, looking for anything Chelsea related, which has become my tradition whenever there is an important match coming up for us to play, Bayern munich obviously. when i stumbled on a link that apparently had some of the discussion i have been seeing on this site for some days now,that perhaps winning the champions league is already written in the stars for Chelsea. I know that football histories repeat itself every now and then, but then i desperately want this time to be one of such times. And yes i know that there has already been something similar to this, i just think that perhaps it might be a confidence booster if we believe that fate or destiny or whatever favors us. here is what i saw
1. The last team (Inter Milan) to knock Barcelona out of the Champions League in the semi-final, went on to lift the trophy and win the competition against Bayern Munich in the final.
2. The last time Atletico Madrid won the Europa League, and Chelsea won both the FA Cup and the FA Youth Cup, and Manchester United finished 2nd, Arsenal 3rd, Tottenham 4th and Blackpool won the play-offs; Chelsea secured a Double in the same season Bayern Munich lost their Champions League final against the team that knocked Barcelona out in the semi-final.
3. The last English team (Manchester United) to knock Barcelona out of the Champions League, went on to lift the trophy and win the competition.
4. An English team (Manchester United) has previously won the FA Cup and gone on to win the Champions League, beating Bayern Munich in the final who lost the DFB Pokal during that season.
5. All Champions League finals played in Munich produced a winner of the competition for the first time in their history (Nottingham Forest, Marseille and Dortmund). They all took place in Bayern Munich’s previous home, the Olympiastadion.
The final will be played on 19-05-12, having a look at that date, Chelsea Football Club was founded in 1905. We will make history in Munich on the 19th of May on Saturday.
Believe, Chelsea. Our future lies in the hands of eleven Chelsea players and our hopes rest on their shoulders.
Destiny perhaps? Saturday is just five days away we shall all see what will happen but i so pray that we win the cup.