Created on 23-04-2013 at 00:00 AM
Bayern boast an extremely positive past record against Barcelona. Of six previous meetings in European competition, Germany’s most successful club have lost only one. The men from Munich won three of the other matches, with two ending in draws. On the eve of the seventh clash between FCB and FCB, fcbayern.de has dug into the archives and pulled out the salient facts and figures form the history of the fixture.
2 April 1996: UEFA Cup semi-final | Bayern 2-2 Barcelona
A 63,000 crowd at the Olympiastadion in Munich witnessed the first competitive meeting between Bayern and Barça. Oscar García handed the visitors a 15th-minute lead, but Marcel Witeczek (52) and Mehmet Scholl (57) turned the match on its head. However, Gheorghe Hagi (77) levelled the scores before the end. Barcelona boss Johan Cruyff’s line-up included former Barça and future Bayern coach Pep Guardiola, and keeper Carles Busquets, father of current Barça midfielder Sergio Busquets.