Barcelona results 'irrelevant' to Luis Enrique's future

The Uruguay global was dismissed in the closing stages of the second leg of the semi-final tie with Atletico Madrid and was consequently handed a two-game suspension by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF). Paris Saint-Germain completely dominated Barcelona in every way.

The five-time European champions must complete a comeback unprecedented in the competition's history if they are to retain their interest this time around after an Angel Di Maria-inspired PSG ran amok at Parc des Princes.

Leganes coach Asier Garitano rejected the suggestion Tuesday's Champions League result made Barcelona vulnerable, adding that his own side could use a confidence boost after a 2-0 defeat to relegation rivals Sporting last time out.

The versatile Austrian may not be at the top of his game this season with Bayern Munich but he fits the profile Barcelona need with his age and versatility.

Pep Guardiola says he will never coach Barcelona again as pressure mounts on current boss Luis Enrique. Leganes are without a win in their past 12 matches, and they've only managed one win in their past 18.

They host the second leg at the Nou Camp on 8 March, but no team has overcome a 4-0 first- leg loss to reach the next round of the knockout stages.


Asked if Madrid are favourites for the title, France global Digne told Omnisport: "No, the season is still long, there still many points to take".

The midweek defeat could prompt Luis Enrique to rotate his squad, however it is equally likely that he will send a similar starting line-up out to see what kind of response they can provide.

"What happens in these months will have nothing to do with my decision, not one game, not two or the 38 games in the league".

Many people have counted out FC Barcelona from the Champions League. So how can they possibly hope to turn it around versus PSG?

He added, according to Marca.com: "I have had (the PSG loss) in my head every day and it will be there every night for a month, but we can not focus on it".

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