Across the English Channel

Chelsea marched into the next round of FA Cup with a win over Huddersfield on saturday. The match will be remembered as the one in which Lampard scored his 100th goal for the club and the return of John Terry, who played the whole 90 minutes. Terry's recovery was well ahead of schedule. Lampard reached the milestone in the 17th minute, and then scored again after the visitor's equalised. Kalou, back from international duty in Africa, scored the third for us.

Avram Grant chose to rest many players before the Champions league encounter. Even then Chelsea comfortably set the club record of 59 undefeated home games.The game also saw the return of Ukranian Andriy Shevchenko. He is named in the Champions League squad unlike Pizzaro and Sidwell who are left out of the final selection.

Chelsea will go into their Champions League clash with Greek champions Olympiacos this week boosted by the timely return of a Shevchenko and Terry. Shevchenko has 59 champions League goals, the highest along with Raul. The Piraeus side have won four of their last six games since the mid-winter break, with one draw and one loss.

Grant wouldn't underestimate the opponents, especially since Athens is being affected by a blast of cold weather. Departure to Athens 2 days early meant the team could negotiate the time delay due to bad weather. Weather forecasts predict clear skies for the match on tuesday

The Blues will play in the Karaiskaki Stadium which has been completely rebuilt since our 1971 Cup Winners' Cup triumph. Playing sixth time in the Champions League, Chelsea have reached the semi-finals in three of the last four years.