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As World Cup looms, Willian claims Chelsea spotlight

LONDON (AP) Willian isn't used to receiving much acclaim. Even a place in Chelsea's starting lineup isn't certain.

And if any Chelsea player was going to outshine Lionel Messi against Barcelona, surely it was going to be Eden Hazard.

Perhaps that's why Barcelona underestimated Willian on Tuesday night, leaving him unmarked in dangerous spots so often.