The Brazilian gave Chelsea the lead in the main leg just for Messi to level the scores and give Barcelona the away-objective preferred standpoint heading into this evening’s match.
The Blues have never beaten Barcelona in the Nou Camp in eight endeavors however they have additionally stayed unbeaten in their last four recreations there.
Their most recent outcome in Barcelona’s stadium was the scandalous 2-2 out of 2012 on their approach to winning the Champions League.Only Gary Cahill stays at Chelsea from that squad however Antonio Conte will agree with heart from his stance’s certain execution at Stamford Bridge three weeks ago.Chelsea’s prosperity will generally rely upon how they adapt to Messi, who is getting a charge out of another unimaginable season.
The Argentina global has scored 32 objectives in 41 amusements and also giving 16 assists.And Willian concedes Chelsea should be on their toes consistently to watch out for Messi.»We know the nature of Messi. We know the nature of Barcelona,» Willian said.
Previous Barcelona protector Carles Puyol fears Chelsea could attempt and duplicate their 2012 plan for winning at the Nou Camp to again thump his previous group out of the Champions League.
Barca have Antonio Conte’s Blues on Wednesday night in the second leg of their last-16 tie, having scored a urgent away objective in a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge three weeks sooner.
However Puyol, who won the opposition three times, is careful that Barca were additionally accountable for their two-legged challenge six years back just to be shocked by a 10-man Chelsea side who won 3-2 on total.
Trailing 1-0 from the principal leg, guarding champions Barca went 2-0 up at the Nou Camp yet Chelsea, for whom John Terry had been sent off, battled back through objectives from Ramires and substitute Fernando Torres to advance in an opposition they would in the long run win.
«The distinction is that we lost 1-0 in London so we needed to win,» clarified Puyol. «We went out to assault and were 2-0 up, after that they made it 2-1. We did whatever we could to score another objective yet Fernando scored the second on the counter-assault and dispensed with us.