Apr 24 2012 By Jacob Murtagh
ASHLEY Cole praised 10-man Chelsea's self-belief after they defied the odds to beat Barcelona and clinch a place in the Champions League final.
But Cole insists Chelsea never gave up hope of a stunning comeback.
He said: "When you lose quality centre-halves like that against a great team, it's going to be hard.
"But we all believed. Not many people did but we did as a group of players, and that's what happened.
"It's hard, but we defended well as a team, got a bit lucky, and Petr [Cech] made some good saves.
"Three to four months ago no one thought we had a chance. We lost a few games in the Premier League but we always believed and knew we were good enough to be here. You can't beat that desire and fight that you saw out there today."
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