BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Luis Enrique followed in the footsteps of Pep Guardiola, and now he can match his predecessor’s place in Barcelona club history by winning the Champions League title to complete a treble.
Luis Enrique has already surpassed expectations in his first season as the Catalan club’s coach by winning the Spanish league and Copa del Rey following a 2013-14 without silverware under Gerardo Martino.
Now, one more win over Juventus in Berlin on Saturday will match Guardiola’s first season in 2009, when Barcelona became the first Spanish team to ever sweep the three most important titles.
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Luis Enrique says ”we are all very excited for the opportunity to win the treble for a second time, and that speaks of the magnitude of the challenge.”