Barcelona have been to Czech Republic six times in different European competitions. They have never faced Slavia Prague, the time Messi and company are facing this Wednesday.
Wednesday's UEFA Youth League matchday began with virtually no surprises in the first round of matches. The youngsters from the biggest teams, such as Barça, Chelsea and Liverpool, all got the expected victories.
Urawa Red Diamonds have booked a shot at a third AFC Champions League crown after seeing off Guangzhou Evergrande.
Manchester United are looking to strengthen their squad in the coming transfer window. James Maddison was one of the names that sounded strong to join the 'Red Devils' squad and they hope to be able to close the transfer.
Lucas Hernandez is set for a spell on the sidelines with ankle ligament damage, Bayern Munich have confirmed.
Harry Kane says Tottenham's 5-0 Champions League mauling of Red Star Belgrade will count for little unless they use it as a catalyst to turn around their miserable Premier League form.
Antonin Panenka spoke to 'AS' in Prague and acknowledged the flattery he feels that a player like Sergio Ramos can imitate him. He declared himself a fan of Barcelona and Real Madrid for their ability to entertain the public.
At Chelsea they are already thinking about the day the FIFA sanction will be lifted and they can invest in players. Makelele, who forms part of the 'Blues' coaching staff, has recommended the signing of Ruslan Malinovskyi.
The forward, Alfredo Morelos is having a great season under the orders of Steven Gerrard and two English teams have shown their interest in him. According to 'The Sun', Crystal Palace and Aston Villa have been following him closely.