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Quarterfinal curse looms as Barca look to set record straight today

April 16, 2019 00:00:00

BARCELONA, Apr 15 (AFP): Four years have passed since Messi last reached a Champions League semi-final and his drought has become a source of unease for Barcelona ahead of their latest attempt Tuesday.

Manchester United are the ones looking to emulate Atletico Madrid, Juventus and Roma by sending Barca out in the quarters for a 4th year running but for the Catalans, another failure would be unforgivable, not least because of the implications for their captain.

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