Barcelona 3 Chelsea 0 (4-1 on aggregate)

Barcelona v Chelsea: 'Joyous' Lionel Messi joins the Champions League 100 club

The Blues go to Leicester in Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final and their next Premier League fixture is on April 1 against top-four rivals Tottenham.

Recent losses to lesser sides such as Bournemouth and Watford, as well as defeat by Manchester United, have left Conte's side four points behind fourth-placed Liverpool with eight games remaining in the race for Champions League qualification.

Conte has made it clear that his charges will continue fighting on both fronts to end their season on a positive note.

Barcelona won last's round-of-16 second leg 3-0, meaning Chelsea were eliminated 4-1 on aggregate.

'I think for us it is not just a normal game also. Now there is the FA Cup, this is a quarter-final and if we win then we play at Wembley.

"They want to fight a lot and in the game at home we suffered a lot, they run a lot and have unsafe players".

And Andy Jacobs, one half of Hawksbee and Jacobs - on talkSPORT every weekday from 1pm-4pm - has insisted they could have done better had it not been for Conte. "This must be our target".

Asked what were his words to the Argentine, Conte replied: "When you have the opportunity to make a great compliment to Messi, I think it's right".

"Now we have this possibility to reach for another time the semi-final".

"Leicester is a good team".

After the game, Chelsea requested those affected to contact the club and a spokesman said they were "aware" of the incidents that took place.

Messi struck after 126 seconds, netting through the legs of the hapless Thibaut Courtois, and struck his 100th Champions League goal, again through the Chelsea goalkeeper's legs. "It won't be easy".

Puel acknowledges the tie is important for his side, but he also hopes there will be bigger games to come this season for his players.

He will miss Barca's Liga games at home to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday and away to Sevilla on March 31, as well as Spain's global friendlies against Germany and Argentina. "It was a pity to go out, especially after two good performances against Barcelona".

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