He said: "I don't understand the criticism of the Barcelona players. I am sure if the first leg had been at Stamford Bridge they would have been more conservative, thinking about the second leg.
"They have accused us of playing hard but they kicked us, too. Daniel Alves is not a player who goes around hugging people on the pitch, as I found out.
"It will be a hard game but we have to make home advantage count and with our support we will reach the final. Nobody is thinking about not reaching the final. It would be a massive blow to not get there now.
We have passed the Nou Camp test and our aim is much closer now.
"It is good that people see them as favourites. The key is that we score first and then let's see what they do, because that changes the scheme of the game."