Barcelona edge closer to Europa League for first time since 2004 following draw with Benfica

Xavi gets insight into size of task facing him as Barcelona edge closer to Europa League for first time since 2004 following goalless draw with Benfica

Xavi takes charge of Barcelona

Xavi Hernandez would take charge of his first Champions League tie as FC Barcelona manager on Tuesday.

The former midfielder was recently appointed as La Blaugrana’s new boss and took charge of his first tie this past weekend.

That game was against Espanyol and saw Barcelona come away with a 1-0 win thanks to a 48th minute penalty from Memphis Depay.

Read More