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'My young team can step up physically... we won't be impressed by our opponents': Christophe Galtier urges Lille players to show courage as they look to upset Frank Lampard's Chelsea in the Champions League Lille have no fear against Chelsea, according to manager Christophe Galtier  The sides meet in France on Wednesday in need of a win after losing their opener Chelsea were beaten 1-0 by Valencia while Lille were turned over 3-0 by Ajax  Galtier wants his side to have the courage to take on Frank Lampard's squad 

By Daniel Matthews For Mailonline

Published: 14:50 BST, 1 October 2019 | Updated: 14:50 BST, 1 October 2019

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Lille boss Christophe Galtier insists his side will hold no fear of Chelsea when the two sides meet in a crunch Champions League clash on Wednesday night. 

Both sides head into the Group H game in need of victory having lost their opening game. 

Chelsea arrive in France following a home defeat by Valencia, while Lille were beaten 3-0 by Ajax in their first Champions League match since 2012-13. 

Lille must show no fear against a star-studded Chelsea, according to boss Christophe Galtier

Lille must show no fear against a star-studded Chelsea, according to boss Christophe Galtier

The Lille manager has encouraged his players to show courage in the Champions League

The Lille manager has encouraged his players to show courage in the Champions League

Frank Lampard's young side are in transition but Chelsea boast a rich record at home and in Europe, while the French side have only reached the knockout stages once in their history. 

Speaking before the game, however, Galtier said his side will not be 'impressed' by Chelsea or the Premier League. Instead, he wants Lille to have the courage to play against a team who only picked up their first clean

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