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Antonio Conte tells Inter Milan what they must do against Barcelona

The coach wants an intense game at the Camp Nou

UC Sampdoria v FC Internazionale - Serie A Photo by Claudio Villa - Inter/Inter via Getty Images

Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte has been explaining what his team will have to do when they take on Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday.

The Nerazzzurri head into the match after a 3-1 win over Sampdoria in Serie A. The result is a sixth straight league win for Conte’s men that means they top the table from Juventus.

Next up is a trip to the Camp Nou to face Barca. Both teams drew their opening fixtures in Group F, and Conte knows how his team need to play against the Spanish champions.

“We need to recover our energy to make an intense match so we can make it difficult for Barca,” he said.

”If you want to put Barcelona in difficulty, you have to play an intense game but at the same time you have to be good at limiting and not letting them play, otherwise it becomes a problem.

”You also have to be good at dribbling and building. This beginning in the league is the result of so much work and a lot of willingness on the part of the boys.”

Source | Goal

Barcelona have not been at their best so far this season but have been more convincing at home. They have beaten Real Betis, Valencia and Villarreal at the Camp Nou in La Liga but have doubts over some key players.

Lionel Messi, Ansu Fati, Ousmane Dembele, Jordi Alba and Samuel Umtiti are all currently sidelined, and it is not clear if any of the players will be back for Wednesday’s clash.

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