He barca faces the 2023-24 season with an open issue: compete at a better level in the Champions League. the box Xavi Hernández They want to be among the best teams in Europe again and to do that they need to be in the knockout stages of Europe’s top competition.
The first step is the group stage, where it was omitted in the previous two editions. The Champions League draw will take place this afternoon from 18:00 CET, during which the final composition of the eight groups will be announced.
In the last Champions League the barca fell together with in a very complex group Bayern Munich and Inter Milanwhich made his entry into the knockout stages considerably more difficult.
This season, just a few hours before the draw and depending on how lucky I am, andFC Barcelona could also fall into a real “group of death”.
The group of “death” for Barça
Considering the distribution of drums and the rule that teams from the same country cannot compete in the group stage, The most complicated group for Barça would look like this:
- FC Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan and Newcastle.
A group in which he would be paired with the Bundesliga Vice Championwith a Semi-finalist of the last edition of the Champions League and with him English project that is on the rise and does not stop growing sportingly.
Otherwise there are also high-ranking teams such as e.g arsenal or the Manchester Utd That could make the Barcelona group more complicated, but due to the incompatibility of being in the same league, he would avoid the “Bogeyman” of “Hype 4”. newcastle.