How will Chelsea line-up?
Six years on, Chelsea find themselves in similar circumstances, under performing in the league and their manager under intense pressure to change their fortunes.
The Blaugrana star is currently on 97 goals in 121 appearances in Europe's elite club competition. As far as betting is concerned, we are getting a good price on the draw so the outright market bet seems like the best option in my opinion.
"His teams are always hard working and they knew what they have to do". For long spells in the game, this did happen, as Marcos Alonso and Victor Moses were forced back by Barcelona's dominance of the ball. Ross Barkley has also returned to training but is unlikely to feature ahead of Drinkwater or Fabregas.
The Blues then had four penalty shouts turned down (of varying degrees of legitimacy) by the Norwegian referee Tom Henning Ovrebo.
Besiktas will no doubt have their hands full with Bayern's litany of stars, including Polish striker Robert Lewandowski. With John Terry sent off and Barcelona 2-0 up, it looked like a mountain.
Of course, Philippe Coutinho is ineligible to play for Barcelona have previously played for Liverpool in this season's UCL.
Stamford Bridge will be rocking on Tuesday night.
Chelsea has rebounded from successive defeats earlier this month to Bournemouth and Watford with wins over West Bromwich Albion and Hull City in the FA Cup last week.
Conte also believes that while Messi is a huge threat, his side must also focus on trying to exploit Barca when they don't have the ball. Plenty for the superstitious to get excited about here, then.
Chelsea is taking on Barcelona in the last-16 of the competition for Champions League on Tuesday.
"The point is, when he's got the ball, to keep an eye on the people running".
The London club are unbeaten in their last seven Champions League games against Barcelona (won two, drawn five).
Girona utilized a man to mark Messi in their recent meeting. It won't be easy.
Barcelona has struggled against the Blues, but nobody moreso than Lionel Messi. "I consider Barcelona one of the best teams in the world".
On who he would pick to take on Barcelona, Lampard told BT Sport: 'I think Chelsea signed Morata for £60m-£70m - so he has to be your option in these big games.
Chelsea broke, predominatnly through the tireless Willian, whenever opportunity presented itself. No matter who wins tonight, this game promises be a great one for the football fans.