Busquets vs Coquelin, And More: 3 Key Player Battles For The Crucial Champions League Clash (Barcelona vs. Arsenal)

Barcelona vs. Arsenal: 3 Key Battles

Arsenal were knocked out of the FA Cup and now will turn their attention to the other cup competition they are in, the UEFA Champions League. Barcelona are unbeaten in over 30 games and they also carry a two-goal lead before taking on Arsenal at the Camp Nou.

The Gunners were poor for 80 minutes against Watford in the FA Cup but their last ten minutes could well serve as a salvo as they try to overturn a massive deficit to qualify to the next round. Arsenal might not be firing on all cylinders but they need to do well to continue their chase for the Premier League title.

Barcelona are looking menacing and their trio of MSN could well do more damage for Arsenal as they look to come out of this game with some sort of pride. We provide the three main battles that could decide the game.

  1. Sergio Busquets vs. Francis Coquelin
Francis Coquelin
Francis Coquelin

A midfield battle like no other, Sergio Busquets is the man for Barcelona who certainly keeps things ticking for the Catalan club. Busquets is someone that Arsenal will have to marshal really well if they are to get anything out of this game and that responsibility will fall to Francis Coquelin.

The French midfielder might not be having the best season for the Gunners and this game could be their last one in the Champions League this campaign but he can put on a great show and just showcase his talent and ability for all to see by marking Busquets really well.

Written by Kevin Harrison

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