The Catalans were in wayward form with 4-0 breeching of Deportivo last night; the 28 year old midfielder wants to repeat of that rending to overcome Guardiola Side.


Barcelona must play a Perfect game against the Sky Blues to beat them in the champions league , the Pep Guardiola’s new side, accordant to Ivan Rakitic.


The La Liga champions thrashed their opponents in their last match on Sunday by 4-0, The Brazilian midfielder Rafinha scored twice for them and then Suarez and then the argentine put his name on the score sheet for them.


The Croatian Midfielder wants his side’s performance into Wednesday’s action against the Manchester City.


"We played a complete game," said Rakitic, as reported by Barcelona's official website.

"We will prepare for the [Manchester City] game in the same way as ever.

"We will play against a technical team which we know very well and it will be very difficult.

"We will intend to play a perfect game as that's what will be required to win the game."


In this summer the Barcelona signed Paco Alcacer  from Valencia, and the 28 year midfielder also defended him, who struggle to make an influence for them.

"We have to let Paco Alcacer be. The most important thing is that he is getting chances, it would be a problem if he wasn't getting any.

"He is a very important player for us and we have faith in him."