This Tuesday the first matches of the round of 16 are played
This Tuesday the first matches of the round of 16 are played and here we offer you some details to follow it in a blaugrana view:
PSG - Chelsea
PSG will face Chelsea amining to revenge because last year the English team eliminated them in the quarterfinals of the Champions League. PSG have Laurent Blanc (former Barça player) as coach and the former Barcelona players Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Maxwell. Thiago Motta is injured.
Moreover Mourinho's Chelsea is leading the Premier League and has Cesc Fábregas, who has become one of the most outstanding players of the team.
Shaktar - Bayern
Guardiola's Bayern are leaders in the Bundesliga and will travel to Ukraine after having achieved the widest result of the season against Hamburg (8-0). The coach won't have Thiago available, because he is still injured. We also find Pepe Reina but he is not having minutes.
Schalke 04 - Madrid
The German team is coached by the Swiss Roberto di Matteo, the only coach that managed to win a Champions League with Chelsea. That season the English team eliminated Barça in the semifinals.
Basilea - Porto
Tello is in Porto on loan and his protagonism is increasing bit by bit. He admitted he wanted to play complete matches. The striker has the support of the coach Julen Lopetegui.
Manchester City - Barça
Yaya Touré is the most known player for Barça in City, although he is sanctioned for yellow cards accumulation and won't be able to play.
Juventus - B. Dortmund
Former Barça player Martín Cáceres is playing for Juventus, but he is having bad luck with injuries.
Leverkusen - Atlétic de Madrid
The German team coached by Roger Schmidt counts on a key midfielder, Lars Bender, on the agenda of new Barça's International Football Director, Ariedo Braida.
Arsenal - Monaco
Alexis Sánchez is the most important player of the London team. The former Barça player is the top scorer of the gunners. Arsène Wenger also counts on two players trained in Barça's Academy: Mikel Arteta (midfielder) and the young defender Hèctor Bellerín.