Barcelona begin their Champions League campaign in relaxed style at the Camp Nou on Wednesday against Cyprus' APOEL, who are considered to be the weakest opposition in Group F. It is not the most demanding of fixtures for Luis Enrique on his introduction to Champions League competition as a coach, but with Ajax and Paris Saint-Germain to come, it is perhaps the ideal way to get off to a good start.
With the Champions League an obvious target again for the Blaugrana this season, all eyes will be...
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...
In the end, this victory was almost as one-sided as their Champions League win three years ago.
Having reached our final by beating AC Milan's 2003 winners as well as the Manchester United sides that triumphed in 2008 and 1999, Barcelona gained 65 percent of votes to see off the challenge of the Bayern Munich team that won Europe's biggest prize in 2013.
Gabriele Marcotti profiles Pep Guardiola's great team as our #UltimateUCL feature concludes. Thank you to everyone who voted!