Sport Lionel Messi of Barcelona looks on after the la Liga match between Levante UD and FC Barcelona at Ciutat de Valencia ended 1-1

The top two teams both missed a chance to break clear

Van Persie off as Barca beat Gunners again

Barcelona 3 Arsenal 1 (Barcelona win 4-3 on aggregate)

Guardiola raises tension by dismissing Wilshere as second team material

Fabregas refuses to bite on Barcelona coach's dig at team-mate / Wenger promises Arsenal will go on the attack in Nou Camp

Why is Alves chasing more money? Because he's worth it

The last coach to beat Barcelona at the Nou Camp was Esteban Vigo of Hercules. Asked recently for his plan for shutting down the most prolific team in football, he touched on the question of man-marking Lionel Messi. "There is no point," he said. "You man-mark Messi, then you have to man-mark Xavi, and Villa and Iniesta and Pedro... and then Alves scores."

David Villa 'sure' Barcelona will overcome Arsenal

Barcelona striker David Villa is convinced his side will beat Arsenal to progress to the quarter-finals of the Champions League next month, despite last week's 2-1 defeat in north London.

Barcelona laugh off Jack Wilshere transfer speculation

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has laughed off suggestions he might try to sign Arsenal midfield Jack Wilshere.

'My sons have ordered me to get Fabregas's shirt at the final whistle'

Lifelong Gunners fan Scott McGleish will try to fire Leyton Orient past Arsenal even if it upsets his kids, writes Robin Scott-Elliot

Barça confident Wenger's refusal 'to park bus' will see Arsenal crash out

Barcelona were still confident last night of a second-leg comeback against Arsenal in the Champions League because they believe Arsène Wenger will not be able to copy Jose Mourinho's ultra-defensive tactics in the Nou Camp next month.

England's Xavi? Wilshere shows Capello he needs freedom to shine

Against Messi & Co the teenager proved that he can supply the creative vision his country has often lacked

Pep Guardiola predicts thrilling Nou Camp encounter

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola is predicting a "fantastic" encounter when his side attempt to overturn their Champions League defeat to Arsenal in next month's second leg at the Nou Camp.

Jack Wilshere thrilled with Arsenal progress

Jack Wilshere insists Arsenal can dump favourites Barcelona out of the Champions League to prolong the most enjoyable spell of his life.

Arsene Wenger optimistic amid self-belief of Arsenal team

Arsene Wenger accepts his Arsenal side remain Champions League underdogs despite their first-leg victory over Barcelona - but thinks a new-found self-belief could prove crucial.

James Lawton: Wenger's men showed strength where once there was weakness

For the second time in two nights a football team from north London suggested that they might just have the skill and the spirit to conquer Europe.

Five reasons to believe Gunners can win this tie

1 Arsenal seemed mentally prepared for having to chase shadows

Arshavin gives Arsenal hope after securing thrilling victory

Arsenal 2 Barcelona 1
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