Dutch Champions PSV Eindhoven entertains Spanish La Liga Champions Barcelona in matchday 5 of the UEFA Champions League group A both sides keen to get the maximum points in an encounter that could go either way.
PSV will be banking on their home faithful to stage an upset and sink the visiting Spanish giants in a heavily anticipated clash in the Champions League.
Marco Van Bommel charges head into the clash in high spirits after dismissing Heerenveen in their last Dutch top division and the former Dutch international will be keen to see his charges deliver more of the same against the Catalans.
The home team head into the match in decent form having won three of their last five matches and suffered two dfeats.
The hosts currently lie rock bottom of the group with 1 point from four matches played but a win in the coming clash could see them climb upto 3rd of the UEFA champions League depending on other results.
Barcelona hit the road to the Netherlands hoping to get back to winning ways and bag the maximum points to possibly book a place in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Blaugrana head into the match hoping to get back to winning ways after being held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico Madrid and get the job done.
Ernesto Valverde charges have been far from convincing in their last five matches managing two wins, two draws and suffered one deafat in their last five matches.
The visitors currently lie on the summit of the UEFA Champions League with 10 points from 4 matches played.
PSV will be counting on their compact team spirit to upset their hosts who will be counting on Argentine marksman Lionel Messi to fire them past the hosts.
HEAD TO HEAD
Barcelona won the only competitive matche between the two sides