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Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel praised his players for remaining focused amid the uncertainty about the club’s future after they progressed to the Champions League quarterfinals, where he said they would be “the team nobody wants to play.”

The reigning European champions came from behind to beat Lille 2-1 in northern France on Wednesday and won their last-16 tie 4-1 on aggregate. Christian Pulisic and captain Cesar Azpilicueta scored for the Blues in the second leg.

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