THEY’VE DONE IT BEFORE!
Two late goals in the 2011 knockout stages saw The Gunners come from behind to beat a seriously strong Barcelona team managed by a certain Pep Guardiola – ever heard of him?
These are more evenly matched than you think – check out our expert ratings!
Arsenal’s standout player this season, Mesut Ozil, used to play for Barca’s rivals Real Madrid, if you’ve never watched an El Clasico game before, those two teams don’t like each other at all! Another reason for Mesut to carve them up with some precision passing!
TOP OF THE SWAPS!
After their famous 2-1 win five years ago, Jack Wilshere had played so well he left the stadium with the shirts worn by Xavi and Andres Iniesta. We’re predicting La Masia graduate Hector Bellerin will swap his top for a Messi No.10 shirt when these teams meet!
BARCA HAVE TO GET PAST THIS GUY!
Good luck with that! Petr Cech has kept more clean sheets (12) in the Premier League this season than any other stopper!
Did you Know? Cech holds the record for the most clean sheets in Premier League history – he’s currently on 174!
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