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Europa D-Day dawns for Chelsea and Benfica

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Fans from Chelsea and Benfica descended on Amsterdam on Wednesday ahead of a Europa League final in which the two sides will be pursuing history of a very different kind. 

Chelsea defender David Luiz celebrates after scoring during their Europa League match against Basel in London on May 2, 2013. Fans from Chelsea and Benfica descended on Amsterdam on Wednesday ahead of a Europa League final in which the two sides will be pursuing history of a very different kind.

For Chelsea, the match represents an opportunity to become the first team to hold the Europa League and Champions League titles at the same time (albeit only for 10 days).

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