Premier League champions, will be filling out against La Liga leaders on Tuesday evening, in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Champions League.
The match will be played at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea home with a return leg in 2 week’s time at Nou Camp.
Here are some facts of previous meetings of the clubs
* Barcelona are attempting to reach the quarter-finals for straight 11th straight year.
* Chelsea have only advance beyond the last 16 once in the past five seasons.
* This is one of only two last-16 ties featuring a pair of former European champions.
2011/12 Champions League semi-final second leg Barcelona 2 Chelsea 2 the
Second ended 1-0 at Stamford Bridge in favour of Chelsea
In 2008/09 it was Chelsea 1 Barcelona 1 – 2008/09 (Chelsea League semi-final) second leg. First leg ended 0-0 at Camp Nou.
2006/0-7 – Barcelona 2 Chelsea 2 (Champions League group stage)
Second leg was Chelsea 1 Barcelona 0
2005/06 Barcelona 1 Chelsea 1 (Champions league last 16 second leg)
Barcelona won second leg 2-1 at Stamford Bridge.
2004/05 Chelsea 4 Barcelona 2 (Champions League last 16 second leg)
First leg was Barcelona 2 Chelsea 1
1999/2000 Barcelona 5 Chelsea 1 (Champions League quarter-final second leg)
First leg was Chelsea 3 Barcelona 1
Group stage performances:
In this season Champions League, Chelsea came second in Group C behind Roma
While Barcelona were the winners of Group D ahead of Juventus
Leading scores in all competitions:
Chelsea: Eden Hazard (15)
Barcelona: Lionel Messi (27)
European Cup/Champions League best performances:
Barcelona – winners 1992, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2015