By Chris Harris
Andres Iniesta has warned his Barcelona team-mates that they will need all their usual 'style' to beat Arsenal tonight.
The man who scored the winning goal for Spain in the 2010 World Cup was at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday to face the media ahead of the first leg of an eagerly-anticipated Champions League clash with Arsène Wenger’s side.
Iniesta missed the first leg of last season's Quarter-Final tie through injury but he is predicting more of the thrills and spills that punctuated that 2-2 draw in North London. And like last year, the Spanish international expects the second leg in the Nou Camp to be decisive.
"I couldn't play last year but it was an excellent match here, very interesting and a lot of goals," said Iniesta.
"There were some good moments for us but they [Arsenal] put us under a lot of pressure. They are going to try and play a good game again and we need to play really well because this is one of the best teams in the world.
"This tie will be decided in the next match when we return to Barcelona. It is the Champions League, we find ourselves against the best in the world so I don't think anyone will think the tie can be won today.
"I don't know what Arsenal will do but we need to play to our style and be careful of their weapons."Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source