The Blues failed to most sensible their Champions League team this night following a 1-1 draw at house to Atletico Madrid.
It signifies that Antonio Conte’s aspect improved to the knockout levels as team runner-up and will now be unseeded for the remaining 16 draw.
However, Chelsea can not face every other English aspect or the winner of their very own team – Roma – so it’s having a look extremely most probably they’re going to play one among both Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain or Besiktas – if Liverpool and Spurs win their respective teams the next day.
Chelsea had already certified for the knockout levels prior to this night, however they fell at the back of when Saul Niguez headed house a nook on the back-post.
Stefan Savic became Hazard’s move into his personal internet to degree the rankings, but it surely used to be now not sufficient to ensure most sensible spot.
Despite what appears set to be a deadly subsequent spherical conflict, Hazard insists he isn’t apprehensive.
“It’s now not an issue who we get, we’re Chelsea,” Hazard stated.
“We are a most sensible workforce too. We can do the rest.
“Their goalkeeper used to be on fireplace.
“We must most sensible the gang however it is a excellent draw, Atletico are very sturdy.
“We are satisfied.”
The draw for the remaining 16 will happen in Nyon, Switzerland on Monday, December 11.