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Arsenal Face Barcelona In Champions League

Arsenal Face Barcelona In Champions League

Arsenal have drawn Barcelona in the quarter finals of the Champions League.

The Gunners entered the quarter-final draw after overcoming a 2-1 deficit in the first knockout round against Porto to triumph 6-2 on aggregate.

Arsenal will face Barca in the quarters. The last time the sides met in the Champions league the Spanish giants came from a goal down to triumph 2-1 after Sol Campbell had given 10-man Arsenal the lead.

The Gunners will play the first leg at home on the 30th/31st of March.

If Arsenal can get past Barca they will face the winner of Inter Milan and CSKA Moscow.



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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Friday March 19 2010
Time: 11:21AM

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**Gulp**
Rocky7
19/03/2010 11:23:00
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I don't get it. Surely the first team drawn should play home leg second? Anyways- I think we will do this. But we are up against Thierry Henry- sob!
julieloveshenry4ever
19/03/2010 11:27:00
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er.......we might win if they all get a horrible disease and we go through by default? Nice while it lasted eh chap? I know you gotta be positive but jeez......crap draw for us.
Gunnerman
19/03/2010 11:27:00
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I was trying to surpress my want for this to happen, but now it has, I'm extatic! I know we'll probably loose, but we DO have the quality to win. As long as we get Gallas back in time, and we turn up with the right attitude, we can do it. I'd love to see them at the Grove, and what a tie it will be for Cesc! If he can inspire us from the middle up against the Toure-Iniesta-Xavi axis it would really propel him into another level (yes, it is possible). Plus, if we loose with dignity, there's no shame, and it might help us focus on the league. I can't wait. And after all that, can I hust mention THIERRY!!!
ArsenalRob
19/03/2010 11:28:00
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This is where the CL gets REALLY interesting, and what a draw! I mean that in a positive way... bring on Barca!
ptv-
19/03/2010 11:30:00
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hey it's two team with the same style of play!would you want bayern munich or even inter now?
MYgood-ners
19/03/2010 11:30:00
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I really hope Titi get's to play at our gaff. With regards to the draw, it could have been worse. Barca, much like ourselves don't know how to deviate from our style of play. So we'll be able to play our football, if we play better, we'll win, plain and simple, how football should be played. It's going to be a spectacle that's for sure. I'm also glad we get to play at home first, away in the second leg is an advantage if you ask me.
Rocky7
19/03/2010 11:31:00
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Don't agree at all Gunnerman- we got unlucky against Barca in that final. I feel hope- we'll get to play the game we want. If we can stop them getting an away goal at the Grove, I fancy us.
julieloveshenry4ever
19/03/2010 11:32:00
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yeah i agree with rocky.rather being bullied physically by other team
MYgood-ners
19/03/2010 11:33:00
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Ok, so there were at least 3 teams that we could have got that would have been much better and given us a better chance of going through that the REIGNING CHAMPIONS, but you don't agree that it's a crap draw? Okaaaaay. I can't wait for the game but I ain't hopeful.
Gunnerman
19/03/2010 11:34:00
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