In recent seasons, a hex he seemed to pursue Barça in Champions. A drought that lasted more than three seasons, in which the Blaugrana set had been unable to win away from Camp Nou in eliminatory of the maximum European competition.
With the Barça victory in Old Trafford (0-1), the set of Ernesto Valverde He smiled again on his visit to the Theater of Dreams, where he woke up from a nightmare that had had as protagonists Atletico, PSG, Juventus, Chelsea, Rome and Lyon. Barcelona had four losses and two draws in their last six trips.
Luis Suarez continues his curse in Champions
Precisely in England, Barca had achieved his last triumph in a Champions League game as a visitor in the KO phase. It was in the first leg of the round of 16, when the team trained then Luis Enrique managed to overcome the Arsenal (0-2) in London on February 23, 2016.
One of the architects of the victory in Manchester was Luis Suárez
. The Uruguayan striker could not make his debut in this edition of the Champions League, but his header meant that the Barça team achieved the first victory of their history at Old Trafford and thus gave a giant step to be in the semifinals of the Champions League.