Chelsea held creative Barcelona to a goalless draw at Camp Nou on Tuesday evening. Captain John Terry was naturally buoyed by the ultra-rare away shut-out – the first seen in the stadium this season.
"They had a lot of possession and some decent chances," he told ITV Sport. "We know they like to play through-balls, so we kept things tight and cut them off.
"It's a fantastic result, and we'll be ready to go again at Stamford Bridge with our fans behind us."
Asked about Didier Drogba's pair of fine chances towards the end of the first half, he said, "He was unlucky with both, to be honest. We did expect to have a couple of chances."
Late in the day, there was a penalty appeal as Jose Bosingwa seemed to have a nibble at Thierry Henry, but 'JT' wasn't having any of it.
"Bosingwa? No, I don't think so," he said. "The referee did let both teams off with a lot, though."
Manchester United and Arsenal get the other semi-final underway at Old Trafford on Wednesday evening, and Terry believes that the other sides will have been impressed by the stalemate.
"Of course they'll be watching tonight and thinking that we're two good teams."
Greg Ptolomey, Goal.com