However, to maintain their goal not to be uprooted Barcelona players is definitely not an easy problem, as evidenced duo Lionel Messi and Alexiz Sanches Manuel Friedrich et al are able to make a loss at the first meeting in the cage.
Plus Barcelona in their last match record has not lost in 13 away games in the Champions League, and only in the resistant series twice since last October 2009.
Yet there are still 90 minutes ahead yan might be able to change the predictions of the various parties. Remember Leverkusen had beaten Barcelona at Camp Nou in the quarter-finals 0-1 League 1987/1988, wonderful victory 24 years ago who tried to force repeated Leverkusen.
"You should never give up until everything is confirmed, but I am a realist and I know will be very difficult against Barcelona that bears the best team in the world today," said Rudi Voller, Leverkusen sporting director.
Leverkusen deserved to worry about failing to score in the second game, the reason in the first game that was not reinforced Xavi Hernadez, Barcelona can win 1-3 with two goals difference. At the Camp Nou, Xavi ready to spread threats barcelona attack would mean even more awesome than the first meeting three weeks ago.
And if the midfield trio (Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets) in the first minute Leverkusen would certainly not be able to develop his game, and the ball must be predominantly controlled by Barcelona. Thus the two measures would be Barca through to the quarter finals.
With the presence of Automated lionel Messi Xavi Hernandez can concentrate fully during the attack, at the first meeting Messi dibandingakan more help operate Barca midfield.
The coach Pep Guerdiola warned his squad not to be too confident, the article could Leverkusen goalkeeper Valdes, it could have been repeated in the Camp Nou.
Leverkusen is a team that had a lot of players is high, they often feed side melakuakn kedaerah our defense. and we must beware, do not easily rise from and return conceded omission, on the European scene is very difficult to create chances like we used to lakuakan.
Alexis Sanchez printer two goals against Leverkusen remind his teammates that even though the game will not jumawa digelas at Camp Nou, it does not mean Leverkusen will be easily defeated.
"You have to be careful intensity in the second game will be as high as in the first game. It all depends on the attitude that we give in the first game, "said Sanchez. Barcelona should have been more vigilant. Slightest inadvertence can be fatal to their journey in the Champions League.
Head-To-Head Barcelona vs Bayer Leverkusen:February 15, 2012 (UCL) Bayer Leverkusen 1-3 Barcelona
Last Five Matches Barcelona:March 4, 2012 (LLS) Barcelona 3-1 Sporting GijonFebruary 27, 2012 (LLS) Atlético Madrid 1-2 BarcelonaFebruary 20, 2012 (LLS) Barcelona 5-1 ValenciaFebruary 15, 2012 (UCL) Bayer Leverkusen 1-3 BarcelonaFebruary 12, 2012 (LLS) Osasuna 3-2 Barcelona
Last Five Matches Bayer Leverkusen:March 3, 2012 (BJ1) Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 Bayern MunichFebruary 25, 2012 (BJ1) FC Köln 0-2 Bayer LeverkusenFebruary 18, 2012 (BJ1) Bayer Leverkusen 4-1 FC AugsburgFebruary 15, 2012 (UCL) Bayer Leverkusen 1-3 BarcelonaFebruary 11, 2012 (BJ1) Borussia Dortmund 1-0 Bayer Leverkusen
Predicted line-ups Barcelona vs Bayer Leverkusen:
Barcelona: Víctor Valdés, Daniel Alves, Carles Puyol, Gerrard Pique, Eric Abidal, Cesc Fàbregas, Andrés Iniesta, Javier Mascherano, Sergio Busquets, Alexis Sanchez, Lionel Messi.
Bayer Leverkusen: Bernd Leno, Daniel Schwaab, Stefan Reinartz, Manuel Friedrich, Michal Kadlec, Gonzalo Castro, Vedran Corluka, Simon Rolfes, Lars Bender, Renato Augusto, Andre Schurrle.
Prediction score Barcelona vs Bayern Leverkusen by ZonaFootball : Barcelona 3-0 Bayern Leverkusen