Rafa Benitez confident Chelsea can overcome Swansea City in semi-final
RAFA Benitez believes Chelsea can overcome their 2-0 first-leg deficit and advance to the Capital One Cup final.
On the back of six straight away victories, Benitez is confident Chelsea can produce what is needed to beat Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Wednesday.
"For me, it's easier than for Michael Laudrup, because we have to score and we have to win the game," he said.
"For them, it depends. They may try to play on the counter-attack, or play how they usually do, but I think they will wait for us and play deep.
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"We have the confidence we can do it, we are playing against a good team, but if you remember the first game we had a lot of chances.
"We made two mistakes and they scored, so we have to manage the situation, but our away form has been good.
"We know they will try to score and put more pressure on us, but we have to go there and try to win."
The Chelsea interim manager was also quick to praise Laudrup following his impressive start to his Swansea career.
"He's doing well," Benitez said. "Before him it was (Paulo) Sousa, (Roberto) Martinez and (Brendan) Rodgers. He has the same ideas which is good because he doesn't need to change too many things. He can just carry on doing a good job, and he's doing really well."