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Barca V Espanyol

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On Sky Sports 1 just now.


Might be a good game, surely the best team in the world just now are Barca.



On current form they are the best .


However, Check this stat -


The International Federation of Football History and Statistics has today named Barcelona as the best club side of the past 18 years.


The IFFHS compiled the statistics from 1991, using the position each team finishes in the annual world rankings as a scoring system, and the Catalan side are 79 points clear of second place Manchester United.


Behind Manchester United come two Italian giants in the form of Juventus and AC Milan, and then down in fifth are Real Madrid.


During the time period taken by the IFFHS, Barcelona have won the Champions League on two occasions, whilst they have won La Liga eight times.


Manchester United on the other hand have also won the Champions League twice, but they have picked up ten Premier League titles.


Below Real Madrid there is quite a gap down to the next Spanish side, with Valencia sitting in joint 17th with Sao Paulo.


England and Italy meanwhile both have four teams in the top 15 of the list.


Official IFFHS Rankings:


1. Barcelona (SPN) 757

2. Manchester United (ENG) 678

3. Juventus FC (ITA) 621

4. AC Milan (ITA) 611

5. Real Madrid (SPN) 605

6. Inter Milan (ITA) 567

7. Bayern Munich (GER) 563

8. Arsenal (ENG) 550

9. River Plate (ARG) 503

10. Chelsea (ENG) 442

11. Liverpool (ENG) 435

12. Porto (POR) 425

13. Boca Juniors (ARG) 420

14. AS Roma (ITA) 405

15. Ajax Amsterdam(HOL) 400

16. Parma (ITA) 373

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