Samuel Eto’o Drops Verdict Ahead Of Chelsea Man City Tie

The former Chelsea striker has encouraged his Blues to ignore every underdog claims and go for the trophy

Eto’o believes Chelsea despite being addressed as the underdogs can still manage a victory for the third time against Manchester City.

The Blues have been triumphant in every of their meeting with the Cityzens since Thomas Tuchel took over and Samuel Eto’o believes tonight won’t be an exception.

According to the former Barcelona striker, Chelsea are likely to be crowned UCL Champions for the second time since 2012.

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Manchester City are been pictured as the favorite side for the game tonight but Eto’o believes otherwise.

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Speaking ahead of the game, the Cameroonian said; “I am happy to see my old club Chelsea qualify for the UCL FINAL once again.

“For some, Man City are the favourites to lift the trophy, but in my opinion when it comes to a final, there is no such thing as favourites. It is just one game, so anything is possible.

Back in 2012, Chelsea led by a manager who took over halfway managed to advance into the final after beating Barcelona in the semi final.

Indeed back then, Chelsea were tagged the underdogs as they went into the final against a super Bayern Munich side.

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But still went on to shock the world as Drogba stole the late equalizer necessitating to penalty shootouts after a dreadlock extra times.

Eto’o went on to stress that Chelsea could repeat the feat of 2012 as Drogba handed the side the UCL trophy with the last kick of the game.

“Time and time again, we have seen teams arrive to a final unfancied, “only to leave as champions,” Eto’o.

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