Barcelona fixed highest attendance of the season at Camp Nou
96 708 fans came to see the recent defeat of Solskjær’s squad. According to AS, the fans helped to beat the previous record, dated October 28, 2018 – 93,265 spectators visited Real Madrid clash at Camp Nou.
United helped to set a new attendance record in the current season – 96,708 fans came to the return duel with the Red Devils, among whom more than 4 000 spectators flew from Manchester.
LaLiga match with Espanyol closes the top three record matches for the Catalan stadium this season – 92,795 fans.
Recall, Lionel Messi produced another amazing UCL performance to knock United out and fire the Catalans into the semi-finals for the first time in 4 years, scoring twice in a 3-0 home win.
(Reporting by Dan McGlush, editing by Valerie Cooper)