Xavi Call Opponent City Game Will Be Complicated
Barcelona – Barcelona will duel with Manchester City in the Champions League last 16. Penggawa Barca, Xavi Hernandez, said that he predicts a complicated game versus the Citizens.
Barca first leg against City will take place on 24 February. Los Cules will travel to the Etihad Stadium first. Three weeks later, the turn of Barca who host City at the Camp Nou.
In a meeting in the Champions League last season, Barca and City engaged in a fierce battle. Lionel Messi et al. able to win over two legs that acted.
When they travel to Manchester, Barca won two goals without reply. While at home to City, they won 2-1.
Xavi stated that Barca will face a complicated match this time.
“There are some tough games at this stage of the competition. We have a tricky game,” Xavi said as reported by Marca.
Furthermore, Xavi also expressed his admiration for the Spanish City midfielder David Silva. He called Silva and Santi Cazorla be recruited Barca players dream.
“I want to hook Silva and Cazorla if I could … There are a lot of talented players Spain I want to join Barcelona,” said the 34-year-old player.