Chelsea prepare for Champions League match

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:39 IST

Chelsea will need to beat Barcelona by at least two goals on Tuesday if they are to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

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Chelsea will need to beat Barcelona by at least two goals on Tuesday if they are to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Spanish champions Barcelona won the first leg 2-1 and Jose Mourinho's side will have it all to do when the Nou Camp hosts the conclusion to the tie of the round. The English champions were reportedly greeted with abuse and spitting from a small minority of Barcelona fans. Coach Jose Mourinho bore the brunt of the home fans' displeasure. The man that Barca supporters sarcastically refer to as "the translator" can expect another warm welcome when the sides go head-to-head in the second leg. Chelsea spent Monday preparing for the game without suspended players Asier del Horno and Michael Essien, although the club's top scorer, Frank Lampard, should be fit to return to the side. Del Horno will miss the game after being sent off in the first leg for his controversial challenge on Lionel Messi. (AP)

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