Chelsea supervisor, Thomas Tuchel has reacted to the membership’s Champions League quarter-finals draw in opposition to FC Porto.
Tuchel mentioned he’s completely satisfied the Blues was not drawn in opposition to one other Premier League group, including that he prefers enjoying worldwide golf equipment.
The draw handed Chelsea a gathering with the Primeira Liga facet which were their acquainted European opposition over time.
Chelsea performed Porto 2004/05, 2006/07, 2009/10 and 2015/16 Champions League campaigns, with constantly tight outcomes.
The Portuguese facet knocked Juventus out of the competitors within the spherical of 16 with two spectacular performances.
Talking to Chelsea official web site after the sport, the German gaffer mentioned, “Initially, I’m completely satisfied we play a world sport and never in opposition to an English group.
“The Champions League is about that. I’ve all the time most well-liked enjoying in opposition to groups from different international locations.
“Then we have now the second leg at dwelling which feels good, to begin with an away sport after which possibly have a slight benefit of ending at dwelling.
“Clearly, many individuals might take us as favourites in opposition to Porto. That won’t assist us. You’ll be able to ask in Turin what the opinion about that is, and if it helps to be favourites.”