The last two eliminations against Liverpool and Roma echo in the Blaugranas corridors, but Messi and company will try to change the story against Gattuso’s men.
To leave behind the bad drink that LaLiga left behind, Barcelona points his gaze to the UEFA champions league and the round of the last 16 in the Camp Nou versus Napoli, in which he will seek to leave behind the ghosts of Rome and Liverpool.
In this match against the team led by Gennaro Gattuso, the Blaugranas come with an advantage thanks to the 1-1 draw at San Paolo, so they have the away goal in favor, that is, a goalless draw classifies them. However, in the last two eliminations of the tournament they also had the advantage.
Against the Giallorossi in the 2017-18 edition, the Culés had won the first leg 4-1 in Spain, but the Italians became strong at the Stadio Olimpico and beat them 3-0, to benefit from the goal rule visitor.
The last fall, and one of the most remembered in the history of the competition, was against the Reds at Anfield. A 3-0 in the first game at the Camp Nou seemed to qualify the Azulgranas for the final, but the mystique was present in England and Klopp’s men thrashed them 4-0.
Now, Messi and company have the opportunity to return Barcelona to the top of Europe and take advantage of the fact that greats of the continent such as Real Madrid, Juventus and Liverpool itself are no longer in the competition, so the road is a bit more leveled to raise his sixth Orejona, the first since 2015.
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