If Chelsea are to salvage a trophy from their difficult campaign, they will have to succeed where their London rivals Tottenham Hotspur have already failed and beat Switzerland's FC Basel in their Europa League semi-final tie.
Chelsea's Yossi Benayoun (L) and Fernando Torres are pictured during a Europa League match in London on April 4, 2013. Chelsea and Switzerland's FC Basel will meet in Thursday's Europa League semi-final first leg.
The two sides meet at the St. Jakob-Park in Thursday's first leg, with Chelsea wary of the threat posed by a side that eliminated Spurs on penalties in the quarter-finals.
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