• Spanish champions for the 26th time in 2018/19, their fourth title in five years, this is Barcelona's 24th UEFA Champions League campaign, a competition record they share with Real Madrid. The English side lost 4-0 in Catalonia, with Messi grabbing a brilliant hat-trick in front of the Barcelona faithful. • That prompted the departure of coach Ernesto Valverde, Quique Setién taking over on 13 January. • Napoli have lost their last four two-legged ties against Spanish opposition: their overall record is W1 L5, the sole victory against Valencia in the 1992/93 UEFA Cup first round (5-1 a, 1-0 h), with that 2017 tie against Madrid the most recent. A debatable number one, we know, but this was Messi sprinkling magic on what was one of the ugliest games in Champions League history. What are Europe's most prolific strike partnerships? • Matchday 6 was Barcelona's 150th UEFA Champions League win; only Real Madrid have previously reached that landmark. If we keep the ball we'll give them less opportunities but we won't rule out going direct in search of a goal because we want to win it. A Fabián Ruiz strike gave them a 1-0 win at Inter in the first leg of the semi-finals on 12 February; the return is scheduled for 5 March. Antoine Griezmann turned in Nélson Semedo's cross for Barcelona's equaliser. • On 20 February Barcelona signed Martin Braithwaite from Leganés, the Danish forward agreeing a four-and-a-half year deal at the Camp Nou; he is not eligible for their UEFA Champions League squad. • Have played in Italy: Arturo Vidal (Juventus 2011–15)Neto (Fiorentina 2011–15, Juventus 2015–17). They picked up seven points in Naples, kicking off with a 2-0 defeat of holders Liverpool and qualifying with a 4-0 win against Genk on Matchday 6 having been held 1-1 by Salzburg. Barcelona• Barcelona finished with 14 points in Group F, four ahead of second-placed Borussia Dortmund. Lionel Messi has given football fans some Champions League memories to cherish throughout his career. Leverkusen's defending was appalling at times, but it still took a special display from Messi to score five goals and seal a 7-1 win for Barca. Yep, another English side and this is the only game on the list in which Messi failed to score in. • The Blaugrana then lost 3-2 to Atlético Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup semi-final on 9 January, a game they had led 2-1 with ten minutes left. We know we have to play a great game and even then that might not be enough for us. It's going to be a tough game and we'll have to manage it well, choose the right moments in the match. • Have played together:Fernando Llorente & Arturo Vidal (Juventus 2013–15), • International team-mates:Fabián Ruiz & Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Sergi Roberto (Spain)Allan & Arthur (Brazil)Mário Rui & Nélson Semedo (Portugal). • Kévin Malcuit, who has been removed from Napoli's UEFA Champions League squad, is not expected to play again this season after damaging knee ligaments during a 1-1 draw with SPAL on 27 October. Fans can find their local UEFA Champions League broadcast partner(s) here. To produce such a thing of beauty against a Mourinho defence on the biggest stage of all is why the Argentine's virtuoso display in the Spanish capital takes top spot. • Ansu Fati's winner at Inter on Matchday 6 made him the youngest goalscorer in UEFA Champions League history, aged 17 years 40 days. It was a masterpiece, a work of art that still gets better with every single replay. In 1984, after 38 goals in 58 games for the Spanish club, he joined Napoli, going on to win the 1989 UEFA Cup, two Serie A titles, the Coppa Italia and the Italian Super Cup with the Partenopei. • Having finished third behind Paris Saint-Germain and Liverpool in last season's group stage, Napoli beat Zürich (5-1 aggregate) and Salzburg (4-3) in the UEFA Europa League before losing 2-0 away to Arsenal and 1-0 at home in the quarter-finals. He is the top scorer in this season's competition with 18 goals and has scored three or more goals in three matches. • Spanish champions for the 26th time in 2018/19, their fourth title in five years, this is Barcelona's 24th UEFA Champions League campaign, a competition record they share with Real Madrid. • In 2018/19, Barcelona eased past Lyon in the last 16 (0-0 a, 5-1 h) and Manchester United in the quarter-finals (1-0 a, 3-0 h) before a 3-0 first-leg victory against Liverpool in the last four, only for the English club to turn the tables in stunning style at Anfield (0-4). UEFA Champions League - Napoli v Barcelona facts - News, New Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso has plenty of experience against Barcelona, Matchday 6 highlights: Inter 1-2 Barcelona. Arsenal took a surprise 1-0 lead at the Camp Nou to put them ahead in the tie and in response, Messi decided to make Arsene Wenger's side look like a pub team. • Napoli's overall record away to Spanish opponents is W2 L5, with defeats on their last three visits. • Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso faced Barcelona six times in the UEFA Champions League as a player with AC Milan (W2 D2 L2). No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trademarks. • In 2018/19, Barcelona eased past Lyon in the last 16 (0-0 a, 5-1 h) and Manchester United in the quarter-finals (1-0 a, 3-0 h) before a 3-0 first-leg victory against Liverpool in the last four, only for the English club to turn the tables in stunning style at Anfield (0-4). This page will update with team news, quotes and expert analysis as kick-off approaches. Barcelona vs Napoli Champions League preview: where to watch, predicted line-ups, team news. • Napoli's January signing Matteo Politano came on a late substitute in both of Internazionale's group games against Barcelona in the autumn. He opened the scoring late on with a brilliant strike from the edge of the box and helped end the tie as a contest in injury-time by setting up Neymar to make it 3-0. Not having won anything gives Barça more strength. Not only did he run the show, he scored the crucial goal to make it 2-1 to the Spanish giants on the night. • Napoli have lost their last four two-legged ties against Spanish opposition: their overall record is W1 L5, the sole victory against Valencia in the 1992/93 UEFA Cup first round (5-1 a, 1-0 h). The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trademarks and/or copyright of UEFA. Form guideNapoli • Napoli finished second in Group E with 12 points, one behind Liverpool. It was a rarity to see Sir Alex Ferguson's United side completely dominated from the first to the final whistle. Lorenzo Insigne trained with the team today, I will speak to him and the doctors but if he is not 100% he will not play.". Who has the most goal involvements in Champions League history? English teams have never been able to contain the little magician. They have won ten of the 12 ties in which they drew 1-1 in the away first leg, most recently against Chelsea in the 2017/18 round of 16 (3-0 h). • Luis Suárez has not played since the Super Cup defeat to Atlético, undergoing an operation on his knee which is expected to rule him out for four months. Yes, he *only* scored four times against the Gunners, but the circumstances in which he did so make it a better display than his quintet of strikes against Leverkusen. • Having reached the last six Copa del Rey finals and won four of them, Barcelona were eliminated from this season's competition at the quarter-final stage, going down 1-0 at Athletic Club on 6 February. • The teams may have never previously crossed paths, but both boast plenty of experience against clubs from their opponents' country – including at this stage of the UEFA Champions League. Messi made Spurs' defence look like rank amateurs back in the winter of 2018 as he scored twice to seal a 4-2 win for Barca. They reached the round of 16 in 2011/12 and 2016/17. Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; Roberto, Rakitić, De Jong; Messi; Súarez, GriezmannOut: Busquets (suspended), Vidal (suspended), Dembélé (fitness), Umtiti (knee)Doubtful: Lenglet (groin), Griezmann (thigh), Ronald Araújo (ankle)Misses next game if booked: Griezmann, Messi, SemedoPlayers added to squad: Cuenca, ReisPlayers removed from squad: Sarsanedas, Saverio, Napoli: Ospina; Di Lorenzo, Manolas, Koulibaly, Mário Rui; Fabián Ruiz, Demme, Zieliński; Callejón, Mertens, InsigneOut: noneDoubtful: Maksimović (ankle), Insigne (adductors)Misses next game if booked: Koulibaly, Llorente, Mário RuiPlayers added to squad: nonePlayers removed from squad: none. • Have played in Italy: Arturo Vidal (Juventus 2011–15)Neto (Fiorentina 2011–15, Juventus 2015–17). Barca as a team were unplayable in the 2011 final at Wembley and it was Messi who conducted the orchestra.
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