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Lloris confident of victory at Barcelona

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Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris believes they can claim all three points at Barcelona, despite the form of Lionel Messi.

Lionel Messi has scored 17 times this season and may not feature when Spurs visit Barcelona, but Lloris feels he will play and Spurs will win nevertheless.

The Spanish giants have already qualified for the Champions League Round of 16, but Tottenham must win at Nou Camp to clinch qualification.

“I think it is always a special game to play against Barcelona at the Nou Camp. It is a special place, it is true we will be playing against one of the best players in history,” Lloris told Sky Sports.

“It will not be easy but I think the most important thing is to believe in our chance to go through. We will play 100 percent with the belief that we can do it.

“I think it is difficult to stop a player like Leo Messi but if we can do it is only as a team. We will need a strong performance, individually obviously, but mainly as a team.

“If you watch the free-kicks, there is nothing to do, when it is in the top corner like last night.

“He is the type of player who can change the game when he decides to.

“It is very difficult to face a player like him. The only way to make it is to do it as a team, to not give him too much space, to be strong defensively and then believe in our chances.

“For sure tomorrow we will have opportunities to score. We have to be efficient in both areas, offensively and defensively.”

 

 

 

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