Juan Mata: Fernando Torres can be Chelsea's danger man

Mata backs Torres to be Euro hero
© PA Photos
Juan Mata thinks that Fernando Torres can launch Chelsea into the final of the Champions League by scoring against Barcelona tomorrow.

Chelsea winger Juan Mata believes that Fernando Torres can make a huge impact at the Nou Camp when the Blues take on Barcelona in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final.

The former Premier League champions head to Spain with a 1-0 advantage and with Didier Drogba's fitness up in the air, Torres could be called on to lead the line for Roberto Di Matteo.

"On the counter-attack [Torres is] going to be very dangerous, always a threat on the shoulder of the last man," the Daily Star quotes Mata as saying.

"We're capable of scoring at the Nou Camp. We can hurt them on the counter-attack. The Nou Camp is a big pitch, and they're going to try and open up the spaces. But we're always dangerous on the counter in those situations, especially the more open it is."

The former Liverpool frontman has netted just two goals in his last 35 appeareances for Chelsea.

Didier Drogba
Read Next:
Drogba fit for Barca clash?
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account