Barcelona go into the start of this season’s Champions League in excellent form. Xavi Hernandez’s side have won four in a row, including a comprehensive 5-0 victory over Real Betis on Saturday evening.
Barcelona host Royal Antwerp at Montjuic in their Champions League opener, which will be the Belgian side’s first ever group stage match in the competition. The Catalans will hope to make it an unhappy occasion for Mark van Bommel’s side.
They go into the match in good spirits, but it could be even better for Barcelona. Ronald Araujo has been unavailable for the last four matches due to a hamstring injury, but he is edging closer to full fitness. Javi Miguel reports that he has a slim chance of being available against Antwerp.Read on football-espana.net