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Barcelona prepares for Plzen challenge

11-02-2011 10:10 BJT

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Holders Barcelona visit lowly Viktoria Plzen on Tuesday. Coach Pep Guardiola was concerned about midfielder Xavi’s fitness ahead of the Group H encounter. But the champions are in top form and look to seal their place in the next stage with two games to play.

Pep Guardiola said, "If we win, it means a definitive move from the group and this is important because there is a complicated situation in Europe. For us it would be very good to play with the advantage of a sure move from the group."

Barcelona and group rivals AC Milan will go through to the knockout phase if they win this week. Both clubs are on seven points after three games. Plzen, have failed to win a Champions League match in their debut season, but expect a better performance despite a slim chance of beating Barca.

 

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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