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Chelsea will “need to endure” in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie against Barcelona, says Blues chief Antonio Conte.Lionel Messi’s equalizer offset Willian’s opener in the main leg at Stamford Bridge.”For the supervisor, for each mentor, it isn’t easy to rest a considerable measure, particularly before these kinds of diversions,” said Conte.”I trust my players additionally have a similar fervor.
Chelsea will want to take motivation from their 2-2 semi-last draw at the Nou Camp in 2012, giving them a 3-2 triumph on total.That year, under Roberto di Matteo, Chelsea went ahead to win the trophy, beating Bayern Munich on punishments in the last.Conte stated: “You should be eager to play this sort of amusement at the Nou Camp. A considerable measure of my players have never played in this stadium and we need to endeavor to put forth a valiant effort.”In the main leg, we played a better than average amusement and it was relatively great. That was against a group that I think about truly outstanding on the planet.”Yet, when we committed an error, we paid for it. The last aftereffect of that diversions gives an awesome preferred standpoint to Barcelona.”We know exceptionally well the logic of Barcelona. For beyond any doubt they need to rule and play their football, to score and to win, and we need to attempt to give a valiant effort.”We need to focus, to remain with your head on the contribute each minute and to realize that there are minutes we need to endure. Chelsea, as well as each group who plays Barcelona needs to endure.”They must be minimized and when you have the ball you need to have the inclination in your heart to make the opportunity to score.”Forward Messi’s well-taken strike was his first objective against the Blues at the ninth endeavor.
The Argentine as of late marking another agreement with the club until 2021, yet Barca’s monetary and system executive Pancho Schroder said a week ago that a club won’t not be put off by the £625m discharge provision.
Be that as it may, colleague Sergio Busquets says Messi will think that its “troublesome” to leave Spain’s class pioneers.
The Spain worldwide midfielder included: “When you feel at home with every one of the things you have here – this is a major club, with great players beside you, you win diverse trophies, this is a decent venture, monetarily he’s doing admirably.”The greater part of this is certain. It’s hard to discover this in different spots. We know the Premier League is a stupendous group. We might want to play there, yet in the event that you take every one of the positives and every one of the negatives, it’s exceptionally hard to leave Barcelona.”Barcelona will give a late wellness test to midfielder Andres Iniesta, who is battling with a hamstring issue.Conte stated: “Andres Iniesta is a virtuoso of football. I get a kick out of the chance to contrast him and Andrea Pirlo [who played under Conte for Juventus and Italy].”This sort of diversion is on the whole correct to confront the best players. I don’t trust that they could pass up a major opportunity through damage.”
Barca mentor Ernesto Valverde included: “It is an imperative diversion. It is down to the player. It is an amusement you can just play on the off chance that you are 100%.”Chelsea safeguard Antonio Rudiger is accessible again subsequent to missing last Saturday’s prevail upon Crystal Palace, while the Blues have no other damage worries.Head-to-head
68% of away sides to draw the primary leg of a Champions League knockout attach 1-1 advance to the following cycle (23/34).
This will be the fourteenth gathering between these sides in the Champions League – just two installations have been played all the more regularly in the opposition – Bayern v Real Madrid (18) and Barcelona v Milan (15).
Six of the 13 past gatherings have finished in draws (46%) – of all installations to have been played no less than 10 times, just Chelsea v Liverpool has finished level all the more regularly (half – 5/10).
Barcelona have lost just four of their 39 Champions League knockout amusements at home (W25 D10), with Liverpool the main English group to win there (2-1 in February 2007).
Barcelona have won 23 Champions League amusements against English clubs, more than some other side in the opposition.
Lionel Messi scored his first since forever Champions League objective against Chelsea at the ninth time of asking in the primary leg. He has scored a greater number of objectives against English clubs than some other player in the opposition (18).
Luis Suarez has neglected to score over the most recent 881 minutes of play in the Champions League, his longest dry spell in the opposition. His last objective returned March 2017 against Paris St-Germain.
Chelsea are unbeaten in their last eight Champions League amusements against Barcelona (W2 D6), with their last four visits to Nou Camp completion level.
The Blues have been demonstrated four red cards in Champions League amusements against Barcelona, representing 33% of their aggregate red cards in the opposition (4/12).
Chelsea have effectively won at Atletico Madrid this season – they could turn out to be just the third group to win away at two Spanish clubs in similar Champions League crusade after AC Milan (v Barcelona and Deportivo in 2000-01) and Roma (v Real Madrid and Valencia in 2002-03).
Six of Willian’s nine Champions League objectives for Chelsea have been from fresh. Since he joined the Blues in 2013, he’s scored more from long range than some other player in the opposition.
Eden Hazard has set up his partners for a shot on 23 events in the Champions League this season, the joint-most close by Neymar.