Hargreaves: Hard For Chelsea Beat Barcelona
After the draw for the last 16 of the Champions League on Monday night, Owen Hargreaves felt sorry for Chelsea where he met a team like Barcelona.
Because the former Manchester United and Manchester City predicted the Blues chances will be very small to be able to beat La Liga representatives, the pessimism is because the Blaugrana have a line of quality players and famous names.
Even the experience of Lionel Messi face big team can be overcome in both the group stage and the next round. Interestingly now the team made by Ernesto Valverde is in the best performance which now occupy the standings of La Liga and also able to excel their rivals Real Madrid.
While London Blue itself in addition to difficulties in the Premier League chasing top standings Manchester City, Ede Hazard Cs in the group stage when meet AS Roma both away games and also home to get unpleasant results. But after successfully advanced to the round of 16 Antonio Conte boasted not afraid of facing the top club.
Although the record was not good before, but Hargreaves rate Chelsea still have a chance also to overcome the toughness of Barcelona though very thin.
“I feel sorry for the Chelsea fans clearly because they will meet Barcelona, it must be difficult,” Owen Hargreaeves told the media.
“For Chelsea, this is certainly difficult, but Conte is a coach who has defensive tactics, where he can find a way to get results against Barcelona.
“For Tottenham it is obviously difficult, but I think if you Manchester Unuted you are very happy and Liverpool and Manchester City will be the most happy team because of meeting Basel, which is a brilliant draw for them.
Meanwhile, the three Premier League teams certainly can advance to the next round of the article of Manchester and Liverpool duo somewhat face the easy team. While Tottenham Hotspur steps a bit complicated where they will fight Juventus. But Spurs have a good capital pasalnya previously able to beat Real Madrid.