The FC Barcelona, celebrating one of the goals against the PSV Eindhoven


The Barça, usual leader: the team that more times has been first of group in Champions

Published:28/11/2018 - 23:32h

Updated:29/11/2018 - 04:37h

With the triumph in Eindhoven and the first square of the Group B ensured, the FC Barcelona puts course to the eighth of Champions League like the team that more times has happened to said round like first of group: a total of 20 times (12 followed)

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At all less than 20 times, with the one of this season 2018-19, has achieved the FC Barcelona happen to the round of eighth of final of the UEFA Champions League as first of group. And 12 of them, in the last 12 seasons. The culés will be able to play better or worse, fit more or less goals campaign after campaign, but the reality is that it already does long that they are one of the 'hammers pilones' of the competition.

The FC Barcelona is the team that more times has advanced to eighth of final like first of group, and with his 20 times surpasses in four to Real Madrid and Manchester United, although the 'network devils' have fallen radically in this statistics because of the bad moment that cross in the last years, and that seems not having end are those who are the trainers and the players in the staff.

The case is that the Barcelona has reasons of celebration, more by the registers harvested that by the game showed in Eindhoven. It is the usual leader of the Champions League in the phases of groups, and this that have arrived him to touch groups very complicated, being placed with serious rivals in the fight by the title like Paris Saint-Germain or Manchester City in previous seasons.

Or, without going more far, this same campaign with three opponents of first level, as they are Inter of Milan, Tottenham and PSV Eindhoven. Are those who are the rivals that put him by in front, the FC Barcelona is able to finish the six days of all the phases of groups in first position, or at least this is what has done in the last 12 campaigns.

With Messi, the Barça is fearsome always

They coincide, more or less, with the years that carries Leo Messi in the staff of the first Barcelona team. It will be casualidad? Probably no. Because true is that the FC Barcelona has surrounded always to the Argentinian of big players, and resurgió of his ashes with the arrival of Ronaldinho in 2003. But the team, with Leo Messi, has to an able banner to resolve any party.

A proof is it sucedido this Wednesday, with a FC Barcelona that it could have fallen defeated in Eindhoven and, in spite of everything, with two 'chispazos' of the Argentinian in shape of goal and assistance has attained three very valuable points, that allow him certify the pass to the eighth of final in style. Now, last day of distention, against the Tottenham in the Camp Nou... And to rest of the Champions until the month of February

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