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Barcelona 3-1 Arsenal – Missed Chances Make The Difference – Champions League Report

Barcelona progressed after this second leg victory, in an almost carbon copy of the first leg as valiant Arsenal created enough chances to make a fist of it, but ultimately the gulf in class up front swung it for the reigning European Champions.

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What a difference in display from the Gunners though – a complete departure from recent matches.

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Barcelona Vs Arsenal – Mission Improbable – Match Preview

Before today’s match and in the aftermath of the Gunners FA Cup exit at the hands of Watford, under fire Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger stated that he wanted his team to ‘make the impossible possible’ at the Camp Nou in this Champions League Last 16 2nd Leg.

To summarise, Arsenal lost the first leg at home 2-0, and face the European Cup holders who are in sumptuous form – conceding just two, and scoring nineteen in their last five fixtures – winning them all.

Arsenal go into this game in the worst run of form for years, just three wins in the last eleven fixtures and producing some displays which have been the polar opposite of the swashbuckling football which the Arsenal name is synonymous with.

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Arsenal Vs Barcelona – Champions League Match Preview

Mission Improbable is now upon Arsenal as holders Barcelona visit The Emirates in the first knockout round of the Champions League.

Arsene Wenger is now tasked with keeping quiet the most potent strike force in European football – Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar Jr.

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