Champions League

Barcelona focused on Benfica

October 1, 2012
By Press Association
Barcelona director of football Andoni Zubizarreta said the club's players will not be distracted by thoughts of this weekend's Clasico when they face Benfica in the Champions League Tuesday (2:45 p.m. ET).

"These are two different competitions," Zubizarreta told reporters. "Right now, we have to focus on the Champions League. Then on Wednesday we can think about the league again."

Barca forward Lionel Messi said that the club's reputation means no match is ever straightforward.
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