Chelsea’s Lamps wants to end Champions League KO curse

May 5th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI  

Chelsea London, May 5 (ANI): Chelsea and England forward Frank Lampard is very keen to beat the curse that haunts the team in the Champions League.

Tomorrow night at Stamford Bridge, Barcelona stand in the way of the Blues reaching a second consecutive final, and Lampard admits being the nearly men of the European Cup in the past five years is a tag they want to get rid of.Chelsea lost three semi-finals before making it to Moscow last year only to be beaten by Manchester United on penalties.

Having won everything in domestic football, Lamps is determined to add European glory to his list of achievements.

The Sun quoted the England star, 30, as saying: “We have basically achieved everything else domestically, so Europe is always the one that’s been hanging over us.”

Lamps revealed the fear of elimination is something that drives him and his team-mates on in their quest to win the competition. (ANI)

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