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The magical journey was underway. (©GettyImages)
The magical journey was underway. (©GettyImages).

Chelsea 4-1 Napoli

A Champions League triumph looked a long way off for Chelsea in February 2012 after they lost their second round first leg tie 3-1 to Napoli.

Doing poorly in the league and facing a premature exit, Andre Villas-Boas was given his marching orders barely six months after taking charge.

His right-hand man Roberto Di Matteo took the reigns and inspired an epic comeback at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea won 4-1 with a Branislav Ivanovic header winning it in extra-time for the Blues.

Chelsea fans won't need reminding of what happened next but they surely won't mind reading it again.

Having qualified for the quarter-finals, a famous run started which saw them knock out Benfica and Barcelona before edging the final against Bayern Munich on penalties. 

History was made.

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