Thibaut Courtois: Why Chelsea can beat Paris Saint-Germain

Thibaut Courtois believes that Chelsea have what it takes to knock PSG out of the Champions League

Thibaut Courtois is confident that Chelsea have what it takes to knock Paris Saint-Germain out of the Champions League and reach the quarter-finals of Europe’s elite club competition.

The Blues head into the last-16 clash knowing that winning the Champions League is likely to be their only way of qualifying for next season’s competition due to their lowly position in the Premier League.

Chelsea have struggled to find consistent form all season and are currently in 13th place in the Premier League table heading into the final 13 games of the campaign.

Diego Costa scored a stoppage-time equaliser as Chelsea earned a point thanks to a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon.

Chelsea are the underdogs heading into their clash with PSG, but Courtois is confident that Guus Hiddink’s men can spring a surprise and knock out the Ligue 1 leaders.

Courtois told Chelsea’s website: “The confidence is good, in the last three or four games we’ve barely conceded a goal.

“We have the confidence to go to PSG and win the game; we know it’s really difficult, last year we had a really tough game there but we want to get a good result to bring back to Stamford Bridge and finish it here.”

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Chelsea were knocked out by PSG at the same stage last season.

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