Bayern Munich travel to the Camp Nou on Wednesday hoping to wrap up their Champions League semi-final against Barcelona with a resounding victory.
Barca will rely on a fit Lionel Messi, the "best player in the world", to inspire Barca to victory after a devastating 4-0 Champions League loss to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena last week.
Messi says Barcelona will “try” to achieve a complicated and almost impossible comeback.
"The comeback is very complicated," Messi said. "Bayern are a very good team, but we'll try.”
Barca manager, Tito Vilanova addmitted the club were dependent upon Messi.
"How are we expected not to depend on the best player in the world?"
"Messi is the best player in the world and obviously when you don't have him you notice it. He makes the difference," said Barca assistant manager Jordi Roura. "He will continue with his recuperation after the injury. He was very good today and we hope that little by little he arrives at his best level. He will continue improving and the better Leo is the more chances we will have against Bayern."
Messi scored a spectacular tally of 91 goals in 2012. Messi has scored an incredible 169 goals in 180 official matches at Camp Nou. Messi has scored at least one goal in each of his last 20 La Liga matches for Barça. To date, Messi has scored 59 Champions League goals. El Caliente has earned eight goals in Champions League completion so far this season. At 24 years old, the Ballon d'Or World Player of the Year is the youngest player ever to pass the 50-goal mark in the Champions League as well becoming the record scorer in the elite competition's knockout stage with 26 goals.
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