Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has conceded Chelsea are favourites to reach the Champions League final after the Blues' 1-0 first-leg victory at Stamford Bridge.

The Spaniards failed to find the net despite having an astonishing 24 attempts on goal, with Alexis Sanchez and Cesc Fabregas guilty of glaring misses.

"One-nil is a very good result for them," said Guardiola. "They are the favourites."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2012, All Rights Reserved.

Topics:
#European News
#Football
#Chelsea
#Premier League
#UEFA Champions League