'This is like a final for Barcelona' says skipper Xavi Hernandez

Madrid: Barcelona captain Xavi believes his side "must steal the limelight" against Atletico Madrid tonight if they are to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League for the seventh-straight season.

Xavi Hernandez
Xavi Hernandez 

The two Primera Division sides square off at the Vincente Calderon stadium in the return leg with Atletico holding a slight advantage after last week's 1-1 draw.

"This is a final," Xavi said. "It's going to be complicated because we struggle to create goalscoring opportunities against Atletico. In all of the games we have played against them this season, we have been unable to take the lead. We must steal the limelight.

The fact that we have to win this game will be an advantage for us."

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