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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30915900 Victor Valdez, GK, Barcelona Victor+Valdez%2C+GK%2C+Barcelona Champions League

Reacted too slowly across his line on the only play he was needed.

Rating: 5/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30916657 Daniel Alves, D, Barcelona Daniel+Alves%2C+D%2C+Barcelona Champions League

Tucked forward on the right, but not able to orchestrate or control play.

Rating: 5/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30915902 Carles Puyol, D, Barcelona Carles+Puyol%2C+D%2C+Barcelona Champions League

Solid in the middle, made well-timed tackles, but unable to help on set pieces.

Rating: 6/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30919085 Javier Mascherano, D, Barcelona Javier+Mascherano%2C+D%2C+Barcelona Champions League

Asked to handle the dangerous Drogba, timed his tackles well.

Rating: 6/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30916646 Adriano, D, Barcelona Adriano%2C+D%2C+Barcelona Champions League

After a quiet first half, managed some penetrating runs in second.

Rating: 5.5/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30916645 Xavi Hernandez, MF, Barcelona Xavi+Hernandez%2C+MF%2C+Barcelona Champions League

Played it safe too often on a night when he was given lots of space.

Rating: 6/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30915901 Sergio Busquets, MF, Barcelona Sergio+Busquets%2C+MF%2C+Barcelona Champions League

Tried to get involved in the attack role, but operated too far from Chelsea goal.

Rating: 6/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30916649 Andres Iniesta, F, Barcelona Andres+Iniesta%2C+F%2C+Barcelona Champions League

Had his usual calm control, but very few truly penetrating passes.

Rating: 6/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30915903 Lionel Messi, F, Barcelona Lionel+Messi%2C+F%2C+Barcelona Champions League

Tried everything as usual, but spent too much time deep in midfield.

Rating: 6/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30915904 Alexis Sanchez, F, Barcelona Alexis+Sanchez%2C+F%2C+Barcelona Champions League

His miss of the match in 9th minute kept Chelsea in the game.

Rating: 4.5/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30576460 Cesc Fabregas, MF, Barcelona Cesc+Fabregas%2C+MF%2C+Barcelona Champions League

Some very good stuff, but not as influential as was needed plus he shanked a point blank opportunity.

Rating: 6/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30918478 Juan Mata, F, Chelsea Juan+Mata%2C+F%2C+Chelsea Champions League

Not a factor, but had none of the ball to work with.

Rating: 6.5/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30918476 Didier Drogba, F, Chelsea Didier+Drogba%2C+F%2C+Chelsea Champions League

Dove early and often but give the big guy credit, he swept in a critical goal.

Rating: 7/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30918477 Ramires, F, Chelsea Ramires%2C+F%2C+Chelsea Champions League

Excellent work on the goal, blossoming into one of Chelsea’s must-have players.

Rating: 7/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30918475 Raul Meireles, MF, Chelsea Raul+Meireles%2C+MF%2C+Chelsea Champions League

Was decent enough, but unable to steer the game.

Rating: 6/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30919068 John Obi Mikel, MF, Chelsea John+Obi+Mikel%2C+MF%2C+Chelsea Champions League

Was he the one who looked like a traffic cone? All in orange and being run past? Not his night.

Rating: 5/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30918474 Frank Lampard, MF, Chelsea Frank+Lampard%2C+MF%2C+Chelsea Champions League

Brilliantly changed direction to set up the goal, was just another man in the Chelsea wall for the rest of the match.

Rating: 6.5/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30919065 Ashley Cole, D, Chelsea Ashley+Cole%2C+D%2C+Chelsea Champions League

Made some yeoman saves, clearing one ball off the line and giving Barcelona all they could handle.

Rating: 7/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30919063 John Terry, D, Chelsea John+Terry%2C+D%2C+Chelsea Champions League

Had another very solid game, marshaled his defenders well and looked confident.

Rating: 7/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30919066 Gary Cahill, D, Chelsea Gary+Cahill%2C+D%2C+Chelsea Champions League

Started poorly, but improved and grew in confidence for an excellent second half.

Rating: 7/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30919064 Branislav Ivanovic, D, Chelsea Branislav+Ivanovic%2C+D%2C+Chelsea Champions League

Professional if not flashy.

Rating: 6.5/10

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Champions League 185 8 Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona 30919067 Petr Cech, GK, Chelsea Petr+Cech%2C+GK%2C+Chelsea Champions League

Made some big, big saves. Also made a couple howlers. Not the commanding performance we’re used to, but good enough.

Rating: 6.5/10

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