Early Doors

Why Manchester City can get past Barcelona

Early Doors

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Barcelona forward Lionel Messi embraces Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure after the Champions League last 16, …

Facing a 2-0 deficit heading to the Camp Nou to meet Messi et al again, it might seem like Manchester City are facing a rather impossible task, but football can be a funny old game and all may not yet be lost for Manuel Pellegrini's side.

At least that's what the City manager will be telling his players as they prepare to enter the Catalonian cauldron for their Champions League last 16 second leg against Barcelona.

And the Chilean tactician could well highlight these three interesting points when trying to motivate his players as he looks to guide City away from their European underachievement with what would be a quite remarkable result.

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