UEFA Champions League: Barcelona Tackle Chelsea, Juventus Travel To Spurs In Second Leg Of Last-16

| March 7 , 2018 , 16:48 IST

After their 1-1 draw on February 20 at Stamford Bridge, Barcelona and Chelsea will be looking to lock horns again. The second leg will be at Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium and will provide a conclusion to this tie.

Since the two teams met, Chelsea have lost both of their following two matches. Their away trips to Manchester United and City resulted in defeats to the top two teams in the Premier League. While their performance against United in the first half was commendable, their self-destruction and lack of ability to grind out results was their downfall for them against both Manchester teams.

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Meanwhile, Barcelona rolled over lowly Girona in La Liga by putting six past them. They also defeated Atletico Madrid to extend their lead in the league table.

However, the injury to their captain Anders Iniesta is a problem which Ernesto Valverde didn’t want to have, and it will be intriguing to see how the two teams will be lined up tactically to implement their game plans. Lionel Messi who also finally broke his Chelsea jinx will be looking to make sure complacency doesn't come in.

In another hot clash, Serie A champions travel to Wembley as they face English side Tottenham Hotspur. The first leg in Turin ended in a 2-2 draw, and the advantage will with the London side to use the home turf momentum to seal the tie and make their way in quarterfinals of UEFA Champions League.