Enrique never got the same credit as Guardiola at Barca


But the round of 16 encounter continues on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 as Spanish side Barcelona will aim to overturn their first leg embarrassing 4-0 defeat in France against PSG.

Luis Enrique said Barcelona are capable of scoring six goals against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday as the La Liga leaders target a historic European turnaround.

So Barca face an extremely tough task, but I would definitely give them more chance of succeeding than Arsenal, who continued their poor form with a convincing defeat at Liverpool on Saturday and now look a million miles away from being a team capable of defeating the mighty Bayern Munich by four goals. We need to score many goals.

"The game will last 95 minutes and we must be patient", striker Luis Suarez, 30, said about this game, per ESPN FC. "And when we're close, our morale will keep on growing and [PSG's] may decrease". "We will try and fight until the end, showing the qualities we have shown in our matches in the past few weeks".

Rather than show any ill-effects from Enrique's decision, optimism in the Catalan capital of a stunning fightback has soared after thrashing Sporting Gijon and Celta Vigo 6-1 and 5-0 respectively in their last two outings.

Even a repeat of that will probably not be enough to pull off a comeback, in the Champions League this week after the 4-0 away loss at Paris Saint-Germain. "We are convinced we can do it".

Not that they'd want to rub it in Barcelona's face, of course...

With defenders Jeremy Mathieu and Aleix Vidal still sidelined, coach Luis Enrique has no new injury concerns.

Suarez produced one of his best displays in a Barcelona shirt against PSG, scoring twice in a 3-1 win at the Parc des Princes in a 2015 quarter-final first leg, sliding the ball through the legs of a hapless David Luiz for each goal.

"I have the same confidence in my team as before the first leg and the same respect for Barca", he said.

"A lot can happen in 90 minutes", he added. "We have to be aware of that". It would be an impressive way for Luis Enrique to bow out: the team is now one point ahead, but Madrid has a game in hand, though a trickier run-in, with matches against Atletico Madrid, Sevilla and, on April 23, a potential decider against Barcelona.

Barcelona continued to dominate possession, as they needed three goals to progress to the next round, although the PSG defence held firm.



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