Andre Villas-Boas has urged Chelsea fans to recreate the spirit of the club's famous 4-2 victory over Barcelona in Tuesday night's do-or-die Champions League clash with Valencia.

The Blues play their final Group E game knowing they will crash out of the competition before Christmas for the first time ever unless they win or keep a clean sheet at Stamford Bridge. Failure would pile more pressure on manager Villas-Boas, who wants Chelsea's supporters to play as big a role as their heroes.

The 34-year-old, who was part of Jose Mourinho's backroom team when Chelsea knocked out Barcelona six years ago, said: "They can have a massive impact. They will have to unite themselves. I have good memories of top European nights at this club, and I know the atmosphere can be raised here, just like we did in the 4-2 against Barcelona."

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