Despite coming through a group that was less competitive than the one Liverpool faced, as Klopp's side had to play Sevilla, Keane gives Jose Mourinho's team a real chance of achieving success in the tournament this season.
Who will be in the hat?
"They've got players in form - (Alvaro) Morata, Hazard and Cesc Fabregas".
The draw for the Last 16 will commence in Nyon on Monday afternoon. If injuries and suspensions hit, Chelsea might be light in some areas - underlining the fears that Conte had over what he perceived as a lack of transfer activity last summer.
Captain Gary Cahill has admitted Chelsea would rather avoid Barcelona and Paris St Germain in the first knock-out round of the Champions League. On the pitch, Liverpool's attacking armoury will also test the best.
United aren't exactly short of cash, so you'd imagine they have a few quid spare for a half-decent MP3 player. There was more angst to come for Chelsea in the closing minutes when Willian missed a sitter before Michy Batshuayi's stinging strike whistled wide.
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It all comes down to the composition of the two pots. Mourinho has tasted Champions League glory at Monaco and Inter Milan and his tactical ability to influence the biggest games endures. The Blues became the first holders to exit at the group stage the following season, responding to win the 2013 Europa League.
Deterioration. Saúl's goal was the moment to take hold of the game and possession of the ball.
Strengths: Any side with Harry Kane in it can be relied upon to score goals.
In fact their only three options are Barca, PSG and Besiktas.
It's 2005 and it happens in a split second. "We reached the next round and we must be happy with this".
He also made it clear that while the draw options were less than ideal, Chelsea are a big enough club to be able to cope with whatever is thrown at them.