Luis Enrique admits even Barcelona will be feeling ``special nerves'' when they open up their Champions League campaign against APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday.
In the past seven years the Catalans have reached six semi-finals in Europe's premier competition and gone on to be crowned champions twice.
As well as Cypriot side APOEL, Barca have been drawn alongside Paris St Germain and Ajax in Group F as they set about winning the European Cup for a fifth time in the club's history.
``The players might feel...
The perpetual hard hitters of Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Chelsea might all be present and accounted for in this season's Champions League, but with UEFA president Michel Platini's aim to extend a chance to a wider range of countries to participate, there are a few other names to consider. If your team hasn't made the competition this time, one of these five sides might be worthy of a follow.
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The Champions League draw has been finalised. Here's a preview for Group F:
Barcelona (Soccer Power Index (SPI) chance to advance: 96 percent)
Barcelona have reached seven consecutive semifinals in this competition and will expect to make it to that habitual stage at the very least. The club is undergoing a rebuilding process under Luis Enrique, and Ivan Rakitic, Claudio Bravo, Jeremy Matthieu, Thomas Vermaelen and, eventually, Luis Suarez will...