Chelsea drew 1-1 with Atletico Madrid ultimate night time and with Roma beating Qarabag 1-Zero, Antonio Conte’s aspect needed to accept 2d position in Group C.
The draw for the primary knockout spherical takes position on Monday and the Blues can face Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain or Besiktas, who all crowned their crew.
Speaking after the draw to Atletico, Lampard was once happy with Chelsea’s efficiency in spite of being wasteful in entrance of purpose.
“I think it was good,” the ex-England guy stated on BT Sport.
“I feel in phrases of common play they did the whole thing they needed to do. They have been very forged in the primary part with out being impressive.
“They went 1-Zero all the way down to a mistake, they answered really well and just a few nights the ones targets don’t cross in.
“So let’s hope they draw Besiktas on Monday and so they don’t have to fret about it, we’ll see.”
Lampard’s BT colleague and previous Liverpool striker Michael Owen agreed but additionally does no longer assume Barcelona or PSG will wish to face Chelsea in the following spherical of the Champions League both.
“Eden Hazard’s right to say ‘we’re Chelsea, people will be worried about us’ and they will,” Owen stated.
“Nobody will wish to draw Chelsea, particularly in this subsequent spherical.
“Okay, you are expecting to draw the large boys in the quarters and semis, however in this spherical you’re hoping for a bit of of a cushy contact in some ways.
“Everybody will probably be taking a look at a group like Besiktas and considering ‘let’s hope we get them’.
“With all due admire, just right group, however at this level, when you’ll draw Barca or PSG or Besiktas, everyone knows who Chelsea will probably be hoping for.”