THE NAPOLI, THIRTEENTH VICTIM
Magic series of the Barça: 13 consecutive seasons in quarter-finals of Champions League
Published:9/08/2020 - 02:17h
Updated:9/08/2020 - 02:17h
The FC Barcelona attained to seal the note to quarter-finals this Saturday against the Napoli, and already are thirteen the consecutive seasons in that the team classifies for this round
Already it is. After weeks of trainings, preparation and nerves, the FC Barcelona has achieved to classify for the 'final to eight' of Lisbon. The ones of Quique Setién will travel to Portugal with the certainty that still there are things to improve, but with the illusion to be to so only three victories to conquer the UEFA Champions League 2019-20. The culés are in quarter-finals by thirteenth consecutive time, that says prompt.
The Barça has classified for said round of form ininterrrumpida from the season 2007-08, just after in the previous campaign (the 2006-07) fell deleted in front of the Liverpool by the minimum (1-2 in the Camp Nou and 0-1 in Anfield).
Since, all have been joys for the blaugrana in this first round of direct elimination, after the phase of groups. Arsenal, Olympique Lyon and Manchester City (in two occasions) and Celtic, Stuttgart, Bayer Leverkusen, AC Milan, PSG and Chelsea (once) have been the rivals of the FC Barcelona in the eighth of final of the Champions League that, from the season 2007-08, have pinned the knee.
Some eliminatory were memorables, especially by the been bulky results in the Camp Nou. A clear example was the 7-1 against the Bayer Leverkusen (with a historical repóquer of goals of Leo Messi) or also the incredible traced back in front of the PSG (6-1) after having lost 4-0 in the party of gone contested in the Park of the Princes.
In this occasion, touched to delete to some Naples that gave war in both parties (1-1 and 3-1), although it was missing him puntería and defensive rigour to throw to the Barça of the competition. The culés, without need to play better that the Italians, were more precise in both goals. And, with this, attained to continue a beautiful series that already hard at all less than thirteen seasons followed.
The Barça, by the way, has a good balance in the quarter-finals. In the 12 previous presences in this round, the Barça only has punctured four times before semifinals. It happened in the campaigns 2013/14 and 2015/16 (falling deleted in both occasions against the Athletic of Madrid), in 2016/17 (Juventus) and in the course 2017/18 (ACE Rome). In the others eight occasions, the Barça always classified for the semifinals. Sucederá The same this time? Definitely, the Bayern Munich will not put it at all easy...
Last 13 eliminatory of the Barça in 1/8 Champions:
- 2007-08 · Eighth: Celtic – FCB: 2-3 and 1-0
- 2008-09 · Eighth: Or. Lyon – FCB: 1-1 and 5-2
- 2009-10 · Eighth: Stuttgart – FCB: 1-1 and 4-0
- 2010-11 · Eighth: Arsenal – FCB: 2-1 and 3-1
- 2011-12 · Eighth: Bayer Leverkusen – FCB: 1-3 and 7-1
- 2012-13 · Eighth: Milan – FCB: 2-0 and 4-0
- 2013-14 · Eighth: Manchester City – FCB: 0-2 and 2-1
- 2014-15 · Eighth: Manchester City – FCB: 1-2 and 1-0
- 2015-16 · Eighth: Arsenal – FCB: 0-2 and 3-1
- 2016-17 · Eighth: PSG – FCB: 4-0 and 6-1
- 2017-18 · Eighth: Chelsea – FCB: 1-1 and 3-0
- 2018-19 · Eighth: Or. Lyon – FCB: 0-0 and 5-1
- 2019-20 · Eighth: Naples – FCB: 1-1 and 3-1