Chelsea v PSG: 10 reasons why Chelsea can still reach the Champions League semi-finals

The Blues trail 3-1 after the first leg, but there are many reasons to still believe

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Chelsea are outsiders to reach the last four of the Champions League after Paris St-Germain beat them 3-1 in the first leg of their quarter-final meeting in Paris last Wednesday.

The French champions were the better side at Parc des Princes, with Javier Pastore's late third goal giving Laurent Blanc's side a potentially decisive advantage in the tie.

Jose Mourinhho has been saying that the task facing his side at Stamford Bridge is "almost the impossible job."

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But Chelsea have overturned enough European deficits in recent years to believe that they can still reach the semi-finals of the competition for the seventh time in 11 years.

Here, we take a look at the reasons to be less like Mourinho and more optimistic...