Chelsea head into their essential last-16 seond leg conflict with Barcelona having not misplaced to the Catalan giants of their earlier eight video games.
Two weeks in the past, the Blues battled admirably in opposition to Barca at Stamford Bridge, even taking the lead by Willian’s excellent strike.
Nevertheless, the LaLiga aspect pounced on a defensive mistake by Andreas Christensen to permit Lionel Messi to attain what may rpove to be a vital away purpose.
68% of away sides to attract the primary leg of a Champions League knockout tie 1-1 progress to the following spherical, so Chelsea must draw on the spirit of the aspect who knocked Barcelona aspect out within the semi-finals in 2012.
Nevertheless, they might want to hold their self-discipline. The Blues have been proven 4 pink playing cards in Champions League video games in opposition to Barcelona, accounting for 33% of their complete pink playing cards within the competitors.
So how do each side line up on Wednesday night? Take a look at the confirmed groups beneath.
BARCELONA XI: ter Stegen, Sergi, Piqué, Umtiti, Alba, Dembélé, Busquets, Rakitic, Iniesta, Messi, L Suárez
SUBS: Cillessen, Paulinho, Alcacer, Digne, Andre Gomes, Vidal, Vermaelen
CHELSEA: Courtois, Rudiger, Christensen, Azpilicueta, Alonso, Moses, Fabregas, Kante, Willian, Hazard, Giroud
SUBS: Caballero, Morata, Pedro, Bakayoko, Cahill, Zappacosta, Emerson