Barcelona will be Arsenal's opponents in the UEFA Champions League Final at the Stade de France on May 17.

Here is a little more information on the team standing between Arsenal and their first European Cup.

Barcelona's route to the Final

Semi-finals
18.04.2006 v AC Milan (A) 1-0
26.04.2006 v AC Milan (H) 0-0

Quarter-finals
28.03.2006 v Benfica (A) 0-0
05.04.2006 v Benfica (H) 2-0

First knockout round
22.02.2006 v Chelsea (A) 2-1
07.03.2006 v Chelsea (H) 1-1

Group stage
14.09.2005 v Bremen (A) 2-0
27.09.2005 v Udinese (H) 4-1
18.10.2005 v Panathinaikos (A) 0-0
02.11.2005 v Panathinaikos (H) 5-0
22.11.2005 v Bremen (H) 3-1
07.12.2005 v Udinese (A) 2-0

Group C Team P W D L F A Pts Barcelona 6 5 1 0 16 2 16 Werder Bremen 6 2 1 3 12 12 7 Udinese 6 2 1 3 10 12 7 Panathinaikos 6 1 1 4 4 16 4

Full Name
FC Barcelona

From
Barcelona

Manager / Coach
Frank Rijkaard

Squad
Goalkeepers
Víctor Valdés
Albert Jorquera
Rubén Martínez

Defenders
Juliano Belletti
Rafael Márquez
Carles Puyol
Giovanni van Bronckhorst
Edmílson
Sylvinho
Oleguer Presas
Rodri
Carlos Peña

Midfielders
Thiago Motta
Xavi Hernández
Ronaldinho
Mark van Bommel
Gabri García
Deco
Andrés Iniesta
Pitu
Lionel Messi
Joan Verdú

Forwards
Henrik Larsson
Ludovic Giuly
Samuel Eto'o
Maxi Lòpez
Santiago Ezquerro

Euopean honours
European Cup Winners
1992

European Cup Winners Cup Winners
1979, 1982, 1989, 1997

UEFA Super Cup Winners
1993, 1998

Fairs Cup Winners
1958, 1960, 1966

Stadium
Nou Camp

Capacity
98,260

Official Website
www.fcbarcelona.com

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