Roberto di Matteo admitted he could 'not have hoped' for a better result after his side earned victory at the Estadio da Luz last night, scoring a vital away goal.
The Chelsea manager though said his side weren't through yet, warning there was still work to do to set up a semi-final against either Barcelona or AC Milan.
Elsewhere last night, a dominant Tottenham eventually overcame a resilient Bolton side to progress to the FA Cup semi-finals - when they will face Chelsea.
Nikica Jelavic inspired Everton to victory against Sunderland in the other FA Cup quarter-final last night, setting up a semi-final Merseyside derby at Wembley.
Today's transfer new sees reports Manchester United are planning summer moves for both Eden Hazard and Javi Martinez. (Caught Offside)
Arsene Wenger will offload a number of fringe players, who are costing the club £23m a year in wages, to the fund a summer spending spree. (Daily Mail)
And finally, Juventus have been linked a £9m move for Raul Meireles amid talk he wants to leave Chelsea after Andre Villas-Boas' departure. (talkSPORT)
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