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Mata urges Chelsea to attack Basel

May 2, 2013
By ESPN staff
Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata has warned his team-mates not to spurn a strong advantage in the second leg of their semi-final Europa League tie against FC Basel on Thursday.

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The Blues host their Swiss opponents at Stamford Bridge with a one goal lead and two valuable away goals from the first leg, but Mata believes Rafa Benitez's side can ill afford to rely on defence and must attack a desperate Basel.

"It's going to be a dangerous ...

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