Felix Brych in a party of Champions with Suárez background

HE DIRECTED BARÇA-UNITED OF LAST YEAR

Felix Brych will direct the Napoli-Barça of Champions League

Published:23/02/2020 - 16:32h

Updated:23/02/2020 - 16:32h

Felix Brych will be in charge of directing the first leg of the round of 16 of the Champions League between Naples and FC Barcelona. The German already beat the Catalans last year against United at the Camp Nou and in total he has refereed them six times

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The Champions League is already just around the corner and the FC Barcelona could not arrive with better feelings. The Barcelona achieved to recover this Saturday happened the leadership of LaLiga after winning by 5-0 to the Eibar and take advantage of like this the prick of the Real Madrid in the Ciutat of València against the Raise. The whites could not beat to Aitor Fernández, in spite of arriving with a lot of clarity to his goal and at the end Moral himself surpassed to a Courtois that did not have his night.

Leo Messi, instead, yes had his day against the armeros and put four targets, one by each party in which it remained without marking in the previous days. The Argentinian broke to the big his bad series and catapulted to the Barça to the first place of the classification. Arthur Melo completed the goleada in the last minutes with the collaboration of the debutante Martin Braithwaite. Now, the blaugrana already look to the Naples and to Saint Paolo, where expects them a hell that have to happen with note.

This Sunday, the UEFA has given to know already the referee that will direct this gone of the eighth of final of the League of Champions. The elected has been Felix Brych, that has arbitrated to the barcelonistas in six occasions. The German is one of the most experienced referees of Europe and with him to the culés does not be used to them go at all badly. Of these six crashes, the alone Catalans have lost one, have empatado two and have won other three.

The only defeat with the germano to the controls was precisely the first time that pitó to the Barcelona. It was in the campaign 2011/2012, in the gone of semifinals of the Champions. Chelsea won to the blaugrana by 1-0. This result would mark the eliminatory at the end, since in the turn the group trained by Pep Guardiola could not give him the turn and finish being deleted after the 2-2.

They go three victories followed with Brych

In the course 2013/2014, the German pitó to the culés in the phase of groups against the AC Milan, in a 1-1 in Saint Siro. This same campaign also directed the gone of fourth Barça-Athletic of Madrid in the Camp Nou, that finished with another 1-1. The following course arrived the first victory of the Barcelona with Brych to the controls in front of the Manchester City in the gone of eighth by 1-2. Since, all have been triumphs, since in the 15/16 won to the Athletic in the gone of chambers by 2-1.

The past year, the germano also arbitrated to the Catalans in League of Champions in the comfortable victory in front of the Manchester United in the turn of quarter-finals. The ones of Ernesto Valverde surpassed with ease to the 'network devils' by 3-0, thanks to Leo Messi imperial, that annotated two targets. That has been the last time that Brych has headed to the barcelonistas, that this course expect to achieve his fourth victory followed with him of trencilla.

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