Barcelona will have a difficult time in 2011/12 if they want to match last season's success. In order to repeat their La Liga and Champions League wins, they'll have to come out strong and defeat their rivals once again.
This said, the Blaugrana already have their League and Club World Cup match-ups scheduled, so even at this point in the season, Pep Guardiola must be preparing for some of the games he will face.
And there will be some "random" things about the schedule he just won't be very happy about.
Want to know which games might be the the early favorites to play a key part in whether Barcelona is successful in 2011/12?
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