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Thursday, November 4, 1999 Published at 08:56 GMT


Barcelona v Arsenal match facts



Champions League Group B match
Wednesday 29th September, Nou Camp, Barcelona.

Barcelona

European Champions: 1992
Cup Winners Cup winners: 1979, 1982, 1989, 1997
Fairs Cup: 1958, 1960, 1966
Champions League: 7 - 1991-92 (winners), 1992-93, 1993-94 (final), 1994-95 (quarter-final), 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-2000
Record European win: 8-0 v Apollon Limassol (Cyprus) Cup Winners Cup 1st round 1982-83
Record European defeat: 2-6 v Valencia (Spain) Fairs Cup final 1961-62
Current league form: 1st Primera Liga P5 W4 D0 L1 F12 A4 Pt12
Last six league matches: LWWWLW
Position in group: 1st
Results in group: A v AIK Stockholm (Sweden) 2-1 H v Fiorentina (Italy) 4-2
Scorers: Rivaldo 2, Abelardo 1, Dani 1, Luis Figo 1, Luis Enrique 1

Arsenal

Cup Winners Cup winners: 1994
Fairs Cup winners: 1970
Champions League: 3 - 1991-92, 1998-99, 1999-2000
Record European win: 7-0 v Standard Liege (Belgium) Cup Winners Cup 2nd round 1993-94
Record European defeat: 1-5 v Spartak Moscow (Soviet Union) UEFA Cup 1st round 1982-83
Current league form: 3rd Premier league P9 W6 D1 L2 F12 A7 Pt19
Last six league matches: LWLWWW
Position in group: 2nd
Results in group: A v Fiorentina (Italy) 0-0 H v AIK Stockholm (Sweden) 3-1
Scorers: Thierry Henry 1, Frederik Ljungberg 1, Davor Suker 1

Previous meetings: none
Spanish v English matches
Wins: Spain 45, England 41
Draws: 34

Probable teams:
Barcelona: 1-Ruud Hesp; 6-Ronald de Boer, 2-Michael Reiziger, 17-Winston Bogarde, 12-Sergi Barjuan; 4-Pep Guardiola, 21-Luis Enrique, 8-Philip Cocu; 7-Luis Figo, 9-Patrick Kluivert, 11-Rivaldo.

Arsenal: 13-Alex Manninger; 2-Lee Dixon, 3-Nigel Winterburn, 5-Martin Keown, 6-Tony Adams, 8-Fredrik Ljungberg, 4-Patrick Viera, 15-Ray Parlour, 9-Davor Suker, 10-Dennis Bergkamp, 11-Marc Overmars.

Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)



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