2018–19 FC Barcelona season

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Barcelona
2018–19 season
PresidentJosep Maria Bartomeu
ManagerErnesto Valverde
StadiumCamp Nou
La Liga1st
Copa del ReyRound of 32
Supercopa de EspañaWinners
UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stage
Top goalscorerLeague:
Lionel Messi
Luis Suárez (9)

All:
Lionel Messi (14)
Highest home attendance93,265 vs Real Madrid
(28 October 2018)
Lowest home attendance52,356 vs Alavés
(18 August 2018)
Average home league attendance70,534
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2018–19 season is Football Club Barcelona's 119th season in existence and the club's 88th consecutive season in the top flight of Spanish football. Barcelona will be involved in four competitions after winning the double of La Liga and Copa del Rey in the previous season.

Season overview[edit]

June[edit]

On 3 June, Barcelona and defender Samuel Umtiti reached an agreement to extend the player’s contract for a further five seasons through to 2022–23 with a release clause of €500 million.[1]

On 11 June, Barcelona reached an agreement with Watford for the transfer of Gerard Deulofeu for €13 million plus €4 million in variables. Barcelona will also receive a percentage of any future transfer fee.[2]

July[edit]

On 8 July, Barcelona announced that they had reached an agreement with Guangzhou Evergrande for the loan transfer of Paulinho for one season, with a subsequent purchase option for the Chinese club.[3]

On 9 July, Barcelona and Grêmio finalized the transfer of Arthur Melo following the agreement the two clubs reached in March for a transfer fee of €31 million plus €9 million in variables. The player will sign a contract for the next six seasons and the buyout clause is set at €400 million.[4]

On 12 July, Barcelona announced that they had paid the buyout clause for Clément Lenglet which stood at €35.9 million. The player, who joined from Sevilla, signed a contract with the club for the next five seasons and the buyout clause is set at €300 million.[5]

On 23 July, Barcelona announced that they had reached an agreement with Sivasspor for the loan transfer of Douglas for one season.[6]

On 23 July, Barcelona announced that they had reached an agreement with Deportivo La Coruña for the loan transfer of Adrián Ortolá for one season, with a subsequent purchase option for the A Coruña club.[7]

On 24 July, Barcelona announced that they had reached an agreement with Bordeaux for the transfer of Malcom for a transfer fee of €41 million plus €1 million in variables. The player signed a contract for the next five seasons until the end of 2022–23.[8]

August[edit]

On 1 August, Barcelona and Everton reached an agreement for the transfer of Lucas Digne to the English club for an initial fee of €20.2 million and €1.5 million in variables.[9]

On 3 August, Barcelona announced that they had reached an agreement with Bayern Munich for the transfer of Arturo Vidal to the Catalan club for the next three seasons for a fee of €18 million.[10]

On 4 August, Barcelona and Sevilla reached an agreement for the transfer of Aleix Vidal to the Andalusian club for a transfer fee of €8.5 million, plus €2 million in variables.[11]

On 9 August, Barcelona and Everton reached an agreement for the transfer of Yerry Mina for a fee of €30.25 million with an additional €1.5 million in variables. Barcelona also negotiated a buy-back clause in the transfer.[12] Additionally, André Gomes was loaned to Everton for the 2018–19 season. The English club agreed to pay a fee of €2.25 million for the single season.[13]

On 12 August, Barcelona defeated Sevilla 1–2 in the Spanish Super Cup at the Stade Ibn Batouta in Morocco; goals from Gerard Piqué and Ousmane Dembélé handed the Catalans their 13th Supercopa de España title. The trophy was the first won under the captaincy of Lionel Messi, who also claimed his record-breaking 33rd trophy with the club. Additionally, the match saw official debuts from Arthur, Lenglet, and Arturo Vidal.[14]

On 16 August, Barcelona announced that they had reached an agreement for the transfer of Marlon to the Italian club Sassuolo for an initial fee of €6 million, including a buy-back clause for the Catalans. Barcelona will receive additional €6 million if Marlon makes 50 appearances for Sassuolo. If he would be sold before that, Barcelona will receive 50% of the future transfer fee.[15]

On 18 August, Barcelona defeated Alavés 3–0 with two goals from Messi, including the 6,000th La Liga goal in the club's history, and one from Coutinho to secure Barça an opening day victory for a tenth successive season.[16]

On 25 August, Barcelona defeated Real Valladolid 0–1, Barça made it two wins out of two thanks to a goal from Dembélé. The match also saw an official debut from Malcom.[17]

September[edit]

On 2 September, Barcelona demolished newly promoted Huesca 8–2. a sensational Messi who scored 2 goals had the chance to get his hatrick with a final minute penalty chose to be generous and gave the chance to suarez who scored his 2nd , Luis Suárez (2), Dembélé, Ivan Rakitić, Jordi Alba were all on the scoresheet, along with an own goal from Jorge Pulido.[18]

On 15 September, Barcelona defeated Real Sociedad 1–2. Despite trailing at half time, goals from Suárez and Dembélé turned things around to make it four wins out of four in La Liga.[19]

On 18 September, Barcelona beat PSV Eindhoven 4–0 in their first Champions League game of the season. Another great performance of Messi as he managed his record-breaking 8th Champions League hat-trick and Dembélé notched the remaining goal from a solo effort to complete another victory for the Blaugrana side.[20]

On 23 September, Barcelona draw Girona 2–2. Sending off for Lenglet hinders home side, Messi and Piqué found the net for the Blaugrana.[21]

On 26 September, Barcelona lost to Leganés 2–1. Coutinho's opener counts for nothing as top against bottom clash took unexpected twist with two goals in a minute.[22]

On 29 September, Barcelona draw Athletic 1–1. Substitutes Messi and Munir came to the rescue to salvage a draw at Camp Nou after Basques had taken 41st minute lead[23]

October[edit]

On 3 October, Barcelona defeated Tottenham 2–4, with some major changes in the starting eleven introducing Arthur as a starter for the first time in midfield, the benching of Dembele and putting Coutinho back in attack with Messi and Suarez. Valverde's men secured an important victory in a classic, end-to-end match in London to maintain their perfect start in the Champions League group stage.[24]

On 7 October, Barcelona drew with Valencia CF 1-1. Messi scored a beautiful equaliser after an early opener from Garay to earn the blaugranes a share of the spoils at Mestalla.[25]

On 20 October, Barcelona defeated Sevilla 4-2. Four goals and a sensational Messi and Ter Stegen snatched first place back from the leaders on a night that Leo Messi went off injured.[26]

On 24 October, Barcelona defeated Inter Milan 2-0. Rafinha and Jordi Alba's superb goals left the Catalans flying high in Champions League Group B with the maximum points at the halfway stage.[27]

On 28 October, in the first El Clásico of the season, and the first since 2007 not to feature Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona thrashed Real Madrid 5–1 at the Camp Nou, with Luis Suárez scoring a hat-trick.[28]

November[edit]

On 3 November, Barca defeated Rayo Vallecano 2-3, two goals from Suárez and another from Ousmane Dembélé earned the Blaugranes a late win at Vallecas.[29]

On 6 November, Barca draw Inter Milan 1-1, Malcom's 1st goal was not enough at the Giuseppe Meazza after the equalizing goal of Icardi , but Barça still made the knockout stages with two games in hand.[30]

On 11 November, Barca lost 3-4 to Betis, The Andalusians spoiled Messi's return to action who scored 2 goals, with a shock victory in a dramatic encounter at the Camp Nou seeing Rakitic being sent off after picking his 2nd yellow card .[31]

Squad information[edit]

First team squad[edit]

N
Pos.
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Since
App
Goals
Ends
Transfer fee
Notes
1 GK Germany Ter Stegen 26 EU 2014 158 0 2022 €12M
2 DF Portugal N. Semedo 25 EU 2017 47 0 2021 €30M
3 DF Spain Piqué (3rd captain) 31 EU 2008 463 42 2022 €5M Originally from Youth system
4 MF Croatia I. Rakitić 30 EU 2014 231 33 2021 €18M
5 MF Spain Sergio (vice-captain) 30 EU 2008 499 13 2021 Youth system
6 MF Spain Denis Suárez 24 EU 2016 64 6 2020 €3.25M Originally from Youth system
7 FW Brazil Coutinho 26 EU 2018 38 15 2023 €120M Second nationality: Portugal
8 MF Brazil Arthur 22 Non-EU 2018 13 0 2024 €31M
9 FW Uruguay Suárez 31 EU 2014 215 161 2021 €81M Second nationality: Italy
10 FW Argentina Messi (captain) 31 EU 2004 650 566 2023 Youth system Second nationality: Spain
11 FW France O. Dembélé 21 EU 2017 38 10 2021 €105M
12 MF Brazil Rafinha 25 EU 2011 86 12 2020 Youth system Second nationality: Spain
13 GK Netherlands Cillessen 29 EU 2016 22 0 2021 €13M
14 FW Brazil Malcom 21 Non-EU 2018 5 1 2023 €41M
15 DF France Lenglet 23 EU 2018 13 1 2023 €35.9M
16 MF Spain Samper 23 EU 2014 13 0 2019 Youth system
18 DF Spain Jordi Alba 29 EU 2012 263 14 2020 €14M Originally from Youth system
19 FW Spain Munir 23 EU 2016 53 11 2019 Youth system
20 MF Spain S. Roberto (4th captain) 26 EU 2010 214 7 2022 Youth system
22 MF Chile Vidal 31 Non-EU 2018 12 2 2021 €18M
23 DF France Umtiti 25 EU 2016 90 2 2023 €25M
24 DF Belgium Vermaelen 33 EU 2014 44 1 2019 €15M

From youth squad[edit]

As of 20 October 2018[32]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
26 Spain MF Carles Aleñá
27 Spain DF Juan Miranda
28 Spain MF Riqui Puig
29 Spain FW Abel Ruiz
30 Spain GK Iñaki Peña
31 Spain GK Jokin Ezkieta
No. Position Player
32 Spain MF Monchu
33 Spain DF Jorge Cuenca
34 Spain MF Álex Collado
35 Spain MF Oriol Busquets
36 Spain DF Chumi
37 Spain DF Óscar Mingueza

Transfers and loans[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

N
Pos.
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving from
Type
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
DF Brazil Marlon Santos 23 Non-EU France Nice Loan return Summer 2019 Free OGCNice.com
DF Brazil Douglas 27 Non-EU Portugal Benfica Loan return Summer 2019 Free FCBarcelona.com
12 MF Brazil Rafinha 25 EU Italy Internazionale Loan return Summer 2020 Free FCBarcelona.com
19 FW Spain Munir El Haddadi 22 EU Alavés Loan return Summer 2019 Free FCBarcelona.com
FW Spain Gerard Deulofeu 24 EU England Watford Loan return Summer 2019 Free FCBarcelona.com
8 MF Brazil Arthur Melo 21 Non-EU Brazil Grêmio Transfer Summer 2024 €31M+€9M FCBarcelona.com
15 DF France Clément Lenglet 23 EU Sevilla Transfer Summer 2023 €35.9M FCBarcelona.com
14 FW Brazil Malcom 21 Non-EU France Bordeaux Transfer Summer 2023 €41M+€1M FCBarcelona.com
22 MF Chile Arturo Vidal 31 Non-EU Germany Bayern Munich Transfer Summer 2021 Undisclosed FCBarcelona.com

Transfers out[edit]

N
Pos.
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving to
Type
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Source
8 MF Spain Andrés Iniesta 34 EU Japan Vissel Kobe Contract termination Summer Free Vissel-Kobe.co.jp
FW Spain Gerard Deulofeu 24 EU England Watford Transfer Summer €13M+€4M WatfordFC.com
15 MF Brazil Paulinho 29 Non-EU China Guangzhou Evergrande Loan Summer Free GzEvergrandeFC.com
DF Brazil Douglas 27 Non-EU Turkey Sivasspor Loan Summer Free Sivasspor.org.tr
GK Spain Adrián Ortolá 24 EU Deportivo La Coruña Loan Summer Free RCDeportivo.es
19 DF France Lucas Digne 25 EU England Everton Transfer Summer €20.2M+€1.5M EvertonFC.com
22 DF Spain Aleix Vidal 28 EU Sevilla Transfer Summer €8.5M+€2M SevillaFC.es
24 DF Colombia Yerry Mina 23 Non-EU England Everton Transfer Summer €30.25M+€1.5M EvertonFC.com
21 MF Portugal André Gomes 25 EU England Everton Loan Summer €2.25M EvertonFC.com
DF Brazil Marlon 22 Non-EU Italy Sassuolo Transfer Summer €6M+€6M SassuoloCalcio.it
17 FW Spain Paco Alcácer 24 EU Germany Borussia Dortmund Loan Summer €2M BVB.de

Transfer summary[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Squad appearances and goals[edit]

Last updated on 11 November 2018.
No. Pos Nat Player Total La Liga Champions League Copa del Rey Supercopa
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 GK Germany Marc-André ter Stegen 17 0 12 0 4 0 0 0 1 0
13 GK Netherlands Jasper Cillessen 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
30 GK Spain Iñaki Peña 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 GK Spain Jokin Ezkieta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 DF Portugal Nélson Semedo 11 0 7 0 2 0 1 0 1 0
3 DF Spain Gerard Piqué 17 2 12 1 4 0 0 0 1 1
15 DF France Clément Lenglet 13 1 7 0 4 0 1 1 1 0
18 DF Spain Jordi Alba 17 2 12 1 4 1 0 0 1 0
23 DF France Samuel Umtiti 7 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
24 DF Belgium Thomas Vermaelen 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
27 DF Spain Juan Miranda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
33 DF Spain Jorge Cuenca 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
36 DF Spain Chumi 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Midfielders
4 MF Croatia Ivan Rakitić 17 3 12 2 4 1 0 0 1 0
5 MF Spain Sergio Busquets 17 0 12 0 4 0 0 0 1 0
6 MF Spain Denis Suárez 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8 MF Brazil Arthur Melo 14 0 8 0 4 0 1 0 1 0
12 MF Brazil Rafinha 7 1 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0
16 MF Spain Sergi Samper 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
20 MF Spain Sergi Roberto 12 0 9 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
22 MF Chile Arturo Vidal 15 2 9 2 4 0 1 0 1 0
26 MF Spain Aleñá 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
28 MF Spain Riqui Puig 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 MF Spain Monchu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 MF Spain Álex Collado 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
35 MF Spain Oriol Busquets 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Forwards
7 FW Brazil Philippe Coutinho 16 5 11 4 4 1 0 0 1 0
9 FW Uruguay Luis Suárez 17 9 12 9 4 0 0 0 1 0
10 FW Argentina Lionel Messi 13 14 10 9 2 5 0 0 1 0
11 FW France Ousmane Dembélé 15 6 11 4 2 1 1 0 1 1
14 FW Brazil Malcom 5 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
19 FW Spain Munir El Haddadi 8 1 6 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
29 FW Spain Abel Ruiz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players who have made an appearance or had a squad number this season, but have left the club
17 FW Spain Paco Alcácer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Squad statistics[edit]

League Europe Cup Others Total
Games played 12 4 1 1 18
Games won 7 3 1 1 12
Games drawn 3 1 0 0 4
Games lost 2 0 0 0 2
Goals scored 34 11 1 2 48
Goals conceded 18 3 0 1 22
Goal difference 16 8 1 1 26
Clean sheets 2 2 1 0 5
Goal by Substitute 4 1 1 0 6
Total shots
Shots on target
Corners
Players used
Offsides
Fouls suffered
Fouls committed
Yellow cards 19 4 1 3 27
Red cards 2 1 0 0 3

Players Used: Barcelona has used a total of – different players in all competitions.

Goalscorers[edit]

No. Pos. Nation Name La Liga Champions League Copa del Rey Supercopa de España Total
10 FW Argentina Messi 9 5 0 0 14
9 FW Uruguay Suárez 9 0 0 0 9
11 FW France O. Dembélé 4 1 0 1 6
7 MF Brazil Coutinho 4 1 0 0 5
4 MF Croatia I. Rakitić 2 1 0 0 3
3 DF Spain Piqué 1 0 0 1 2
18 DF Spain Jordi Alba 1 1 0 0 2
22 MF Chile Vidal 2 0 0 0 2
12 MF Brazil Rafinha 0 1 0 0 1
14 FW Brazil Malcom 0 1 0 0 1
15 DF France Lenglet 0 0 1 0 1
19 FW Spain Munir 1 0 0 0 1
Own goals 1 0 0 0 1
TOTAL 35 11 1 2 48

Last updated: 11 November 2018[33]

Hat-tricks[edit]

Player Against Result Date Competition Ref
Argentina Lionel Messi Netherlands PSV Eindhoven 4–0 (H) 18 September 2018 UEFA Champions League [34]
Uruguay Luis Suárez Spain Real Madrid 5–1 (H) 28 October 2018 La Liga

(H) – Home ; (A) – Away

Clean sheets[edit]

Last updated on 31 October 2018.
No. Name La Liga Copa del Rey Champions League Supercopa de España Total
1 Germany Ter Stegen 2 0 2 0 4
13 Netherlands Cillessen 0 1 0 0 1
Total 2 1 2 0 5

Disciplinary record[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. Players listed below (excluding goalkeepers) made at least one appearance for Barcelona first squad during the season.

N P Nat. Name La Liga Champions League Copa del Rey Supercopa de España Total Notes
Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Yellow card Second yellow card Red card
1 GK Germany Ter Stegen 1 1
2 DF Portugal N. Semedo 1 1
3 DF Spain Piqué 2 2
4 MF Croatia I. Rakitić 2 1 1 3 1
5 MF Spain Sergio 2 1 1 4
7 MF Brazil Coutinho 1 1
8 MF Brazil Arthur 1 1 2
9 FW Uruguay Suárez 2 1 3
10 FW Argentina Messi 1 1
15 DF France Lenglet 1 1 1 2 1
18 DF Spain Alba 1 1
22 MF Chile Vidal 2 2
23 DF France Umtiti 2 1 2 1
24 DF Belgium Vermaelen 1 1
27 DF Spain Miranda 1 1

Last updated: 11 November 2018
Source: ESPNFC.com, FCBarcelona.com
Ordered by Red card, Second yellow card and Yellow card
Yellow card = Number of bookings; Second yellow card = Number of sending offs after a second yellow card; Red card = Number of sending offs by a direct red card.

Injury record[edit]

N P Nat. Name Type Status Source Match Inj. Date Ret. Date
13 GK Netherlands Cillessen intercostal muscle sprain Recovery icon.png FCB.com in training 22 August 2018 2 September 2018
14 FW Brazil Malcom right ankle injury Recovery icon.png FCB.com in training 3 September 2018 24 September 2018
23 DF France Umtiti right knee injury Recovery icon.png FCB.com in training 28 September 2018 11 November 2018
20 MF Spain S. Roberto pulled rectus femoris muscle in right thigh Recovery icon.png FCB.com vs Athletic Bilbao 29 September 2018 20 October 2018
24 DF Belgium Vermaelen biceps femoris injury in the right leg Injury icon 2.svg FCB.com vs Switzerland with Belgium 12 October 2018
10 FW Argentina Messi fracture of the radial bone in the right arm Recovery icon.png FCB.com vs Sevilla 20 October 2018 09 November 2018
16 MF Spain Samper right soleus injury Injury icon 2.svg FCB.com vs Cultural Leonesa 31 October 2018
7 MF Brazil Coutinho small rupture in the biceps femoris of the left leg Injury icon 2.svg FCB.com vs Internazionale 6 November 2018
4 MF Croatia I. Rakitić hamstring strain in the right leg Injury icon 2.svg FCB.com vs Spain with Croatia 15 November 2018

Injury icon 2.svg - Player is injured
Recovery icon.png - Player has recovered from injury
Last updated: 15 November 2018
Source: FCBarcelona.com

Pre-season and friendlies[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

International Champions Cup[edit]

Barcelona began their 2018–19 pre-season with a tour of the United States in the 2018 International Champions Cup. Barça played against Tottenham Hotspur at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Roma at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington and Milan at the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.[35]

Joan Gamper Trophy[edit]

The Blaugrana finished their pre-season preparations with the annual Joan Gamper Trophy match against Boca Juniors of Argentina at the Camp Nou on 15 August.[36]

Competitions[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Overview[edit]

Competition First match Last match Starting round Final position Record
Pld W D L GF GA GD Win %
La Liga 18 August 2018 19 May 2019 Matchday 1 12 7 3 2 34 18 +16 058.33
Copa del Rey 31 October Round of 32 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.00
Supercopa de España 12 August 2018 Final Winners 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 100.00
Champions League 18 September 2018 Group stage 4 3 1 0 11 3 +8 075.00
Total 18 12 4 2 48 22 +26 066.67

Last updated: 24 October 2018 (2018-10-24).
Source: Competitions

La Liga[edit]

Barcelona are the defending champions. On 24 July 2018, the La Liga fixtures for the forthcoming season were announced.[37]

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Barcelona 12 7 3 2 34 18 +16 24 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Sevilla 12 7 2 3 24 14 +10 23
3 Atlético Madrid 12 6 5 1 16 8 +8 23
4 Alavés 12 7 2 3 17 12 +5 23
5 Espanyol 12 6 3 3 16 10 +6 21 Qualification for the Europa League group stage
Updated to match(es) played on 11 November 2018. Source: La Liga, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Goal difference; 5) Goals scored; 6) Fair-play points (Note: Head-to-head record is used only after all the matches between the teams in question have been played)[38]

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
12 7 3 2 34 18  +16 24 4 2 1 26 12  +14 3 1 1 8 6  +2

Last updated: 11 November 2018 (2018-11-11).
Source: La Liga

Results by round[edit]

Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738
GroundHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAAHAHHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHA
ResultWWWWDLDDWWWL
Position221111121111
Updated to match(es) played on 11 November 2018 (2018-11-11). Source: La Liga
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches[edit]

Copa del Rey[edit]

Barcelona enter the competition as the four-time defending champions, having won consecutive editions in 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17 and 2017–18.

Round of 32[edit]

Supercopa de España[edit]

As the winners of the 2017–18 Copa del Rey and 2017–18 La Liga, Barcelona faced the Copa del Rey runners-up, Sevilla, for the season opening Supercopa de España.[39] For the first time in the tournament history, it was a single match hosted in a neutral venue at the Stade Ibn Batouta in Tangier, Morocco.[40]

UEFA Champions League[edit]

On 30 August, Barcelona were drawn in Group B of the UEFA Champions League alongside Tottenham Hotspur from Premier League, PSV Eindhoven from Eredivise and Internazionale from Serie A.[41]

Group stage[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Spain Barcelona (A) 4 3 1 0 11 3 +8 10 Advance to knockout phase
2 Italy Inter Milan 4 2 1 1 5 5 0 7
3 England Tottenham Hotspur 4 1 1 2 7 9 −2 4 Transfer to Europa League
4 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven (Y) 4 0 1 3 4 10 −6 1
Updated to match(es) played on 6 November 2018. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(A) Advance to a further round; (Y) Cannot qualify for round of 16, but may still qualify for Europa League round of 32.

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