Malouda: Barca will melt under pressure

Chelsea winger Florent Malouda has taunted Champions League semi-final opponents Barcelona ahead of their first-leg clash on Tuesday, saying the Catalans will melt under the pressure.

The Blues head to the Nou Camp for the fifth time since the turn of the century, with the Stamford Bridge outfit having come away with score-draws on both of their last two visits.

And 28-year-old French international Malouda insists his side's 3-1 win at Anfield against Liverpool in the quarter-final first leg will inspire Guus Hiddink's men against Pep Guardiola's la Liga high-fliers.

“Barca are maybe not used to the pressure we are capable of putting on them," he said “Our win at Liverpool is an inspiration for us.” Malouda - like striker Didier Drogba - has been revitalised since the arrivial of Hiddink as temporary coach in February.

He netted at Wembley in the Blues' FA Cup semi-final success against Arsenal a fortnight ago, having assisted both Branislav Ivanovic and Drogba in the Londoners' win on Merseyside.

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