Antonio Conte thinks they have to play a perfect game to ease passed the Spanish giants Barca in the Champions League round of 16 ties.
The premier league defending champions Chelsea will host the La Liga leader Barcelona and Lionel Messi to their home ground Stamford Bridge for the first round of Champions League round of 16 ties on this Tuesday.
It has been tenacious for Conte and his men, there is still uncertainty over his future at the Blues has faced back to back defeats a few days ago in their domestic league though they bounce back in their last EPL matches against West Brom and Hull City.
Conte knows Chelsea will face a huge challenge against the Mighty Barcelona as they were still undefeated this season, and last night they won against their counterpart Eiber by 2-0 goals and take a 10 points lead over the second place team in the La Liga table.
Conte voiced: "On one hand you know this team are one of the best in the world – maybe they are favourites to win this competition,"
On the other hand we must be excited because we have a great opportunity to play a massive game against a really strong team and to show which is our level.
"For sure we are talking about one of the best teams in the world. We have to try to, I repeat, have the perfect game. The perfect game to try to make the best decisions for this type of team, because this is a different opponent. They have fantastic characteristics with the ball, but they can have weaknesses without the ball and we have to try and exploit this."