With two goals needed to force extra time, Barcelona appear set to align an extremely aggressive 3-4-3 formation against AC Milan, and leave captain Carles Puyol on the bench.
Leo Messi went rogue following last month's Copa Del Rey draw with Real Madrid, hunting down and insulting Árvalo Arbeloa and Aitor Karanka. With the rematch just hours away, let's look back at what happened—allegedly.
FC Barcelona looked positively ordinary against AC Milan, suffering a devastating 2-0 defeat. Milan's disciplined defense kept Barcelona's attack outside the danger are. Does Barcelona need a plan B? Or can they mount an epic comeback with plan A?
FC Barcelona faces AC Milan on Wednesday in the first leg of their Champions League draw. With Xavi Hernandez fit to return from injury, but a busy schedule ahead, how aggressive will Tito Vilanova be?
Despite only coaching for half of 2012—and winning only the Copa del Rey—Pep Guardiola well deserves to win his second consecutive FIFA Coach of the Year award.
FC Barcelona took care of business against Cordoba with a 0-2 win, but Wednesday's performance left much to be desired.
Another devastating injury, another rapid recovery: Carles Puyol's never-say-die attitude has him ready to rejoin FC Barcelona.
Decimated by injuries, FC Barcelona's back line has been makeshift and unreliable in 2012. Looking ahead to the near future, and predicting the returns of Piqué, Puyol and Abidal, one sees a potentially dynamite back line in 2013.
Leo Messi has worked his magic up the middle of the pitch like never before in 2012. Against Real Madrid this Sunday, the going gets tough. Why Messi must pass early and often for FC Barcelona to emerge victorious.
The Reconquest of La Liga began in earnest Sunday, with Barcelona showing some new passion in a convincing victory.
With just a few games left in the 2012 season, what does FC Barcelona have to play for? Plenty, it turns out.
Can FC Barcelona show the world that they haven't lost their edge? Looking ahead at the lineups and tactics against Chelsea.
Why didn't Barcelona put up more of a fight? How Pep Guardiola's 3-4-3 confused his best players and let Madrid off easy.
Pep Guardiola, classy in three languages, reminds us all of how special this moment is for FC Barcelona. Looking ahead to next year, why winning it all may mean losing the man who makes it all possible.
Despite a valiant effort from hosts Atlético de Madrid, Real emerged victorious thanks to a hat-trick from Cristiano Ronaldo. With six fixtures to go, FC Barcelona remains four points adrift in La Liga.
FC Barcelona may just catch Real Madrid in La Liga. After dropping two more points against Villarreal, Real Madrid's lead is looking rather slender at just six points.
With ten points to cover and only fourteen matches to play, FC Barcelona may not catch Real Madrid in La Liga. What does this mean for our beloved Blaugrana?
FC Barcelona battled to a valiant 1-1 draw against Valencia. Here are three things we learned from the match.
Barcelona's match against Real Madrid is more than just a domestic Cup tie: It's Barcelona's chance to make Madrid self-destruct.
El Clásico promises to be the most intense match of La Liga thus far. With the stakes raised, why Andrés Iniesta is the most important man for Barcelona against Real Madrid.
Can Barcelona take down Real Madrid at the Bernabéu? It won't be easy, but here are five things Barcelona must do to have a shot at victory.
Will Real Madrid finally dethrone Barcelona in La Liga? Four reasons the Catalan Kings will be crowned anew in 2012.
What if FC Barcelona played American Football? A look at where these soccer stars would line up on the gridiron.
Lionel Messi's return to form, the addition of Isaac Cuenca, and two big men in the back mean FC Barcelona is still the team to beat in Spain.
Should Lionel Messi have been pulled from Barcelona's last match against Sevilla? Examining the tough decision facing Pep Guardiola.
Will FC Barcelona hoist the Champions League trophy again this year? Five lessons learned from their victory over FC BATE Borisov.
Did Pep Guardiola over-think his lineup and cost his team two points? A look at some of Barcelona's personnel issues against Valencia.
Is Barcelona's draw against AC Milan a much-needed wakeup call or cause for concern? Three familiar demons that haunt the Blaugrana.