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Barcelona captain Carles Puyol apologised to fans in Nou camp in advance before the chelsea game .

The Spanish ace says Beating Chelsea would be top priority and not playing attractive football to entertain the fans .

The player admits it would be pointless for Barcelona to play entertaining football and give Chelsea a chance to overturn the tie .

“There is not much point in playing beautiful football, but not going through,” said Puyol.

“It’s all about getting through to the next round, no matter how it is achieved.

“That’s why I’d say to all Barcelona fans that they shouldn’t get angry or impatient, if we have to change our style and play like Chelsea.”
 

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Why start a new thread for this?
 

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It turns out that as the tournaments starts to close in, most of the attractive football always seems to disappear somehow.
 

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They're afraid of us, and rightly so. I really do believe that Chelsea will go through. They don't have the mentality of the last pressure.
 

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Barcelona will play no different than how they played at Stamford Bridge. Barcelona shone a little bit more than Chelsea before Del Horno's red card. If both teams play with 11 players all game, Barcelona will still have the edge since they are playing at home. A defensive mistake will decide the game, specially favoring Chelsea since they rarely have mistakes on the back. For Barcelona, it depends on a moment of brilliance by their strikers. Maybe a freekick, maybe a penalty... who knows. The first 20 minutes of the match will be key.

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