After a record-breaking start to the season, Barcelona have suffered a dip in form and face a stern test of their Champions League credentials against AC Milan on Tuesday as they look to overturn a 2-0 first leg defeat to progress to the quarter-finals.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi (C) cuts a dejected figure in the 2-0 defeat at AC Milan on February 20, 2013. After a record-breaking start to the season, Barcelona have suffered a dip in form and face a stern test of their Champions League credentials in the second leg on Tuesday.
Barca only dropped two points from their first 19 games in La Liga to open up a sizeable lead at the top of the table but in the last two months chinks have started to show in their armoury, particularly in defence where they hadn’t kept a clean sheet in 13 games in all competitions until Saturday’s 2-0 victory over Deportivo la Coruna.
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