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Barca heavy favorite, even at Emirates

Updated: February 16, 2011, 11:26 AM ET
By Jonathan Costa, ESPN Stats & Information

Arsenal vs. Barcelona

This juicy pairing is a rematch from last season's quarterfinals, when Barcelona advanced 6-3 on aggregate. Barcelona briefly trailed 3-2 on aggregate, but four goals from Lionel Messi in the second match assured the Spanish club its place in the semifinals.

This season, Barcelona is the dominant European club with a 21-match unbeaten streak in league play and a plus-59 goal differential. The Blaugrana have also been a dominant club away from Camp Nou, ...

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