Apr 13, 2020
As the whistle blew for full time in Paris on Valentine’s Day 2017, Barcelona left the stadium with their heads hung low in shame. Barcelona, led by the trio of Neymar, Luis Suarez, and Lionel Messi were completely shut out by the French side, as they were defeated 4-0, an unimaginable margin for a team of Barcelona’s caliber. Though it was only the first leg of the two match tie, it seemed to be over for Barcelona. The last time a team had overcame a 4 goal deficit was back in the 1985/86 edition of the tournament, when Real Madrid beat Borussia Monchengladbach 4-0 after the first leg ended 5-1 to Gladbach. Still, Barcelona and their supporters believed that they could do it. It was a small possibility, but a possibility nonetheless.
2020 - Spring - Issue 9