Stunned Barcelona captain Iniesta: This could be my last Champions League game

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Iniesta has won four Champions League titles with Barcelona is an iconic player for the Catalan side and if he is to leave Barca and bid goodbye to the Champions League then it could be considered a bad blow for football as well, particularly given the way that this midfield maestro has dominated the European football scene with his football.

The 3-0 defeat at the hands of Roma means there won't be a happy ending in Kiev for Iniesta if he does decide to leave Barcelona at the end of this season.

It is their third consecutive exit from the competition in the last eight.

Despite suffering the injury during the tie with the Italian outfit in Rome, Rakitic managed to complete the full 90 minutes and La Blaugrana faithful will hope the Croatian returns to first-team action without much delay.

"I would be lying if I told you we can take something positive from this", midfielder Sergio Busquets told beIN SPORTS.

The Spanish league is theirs to lose as they now lead second-placed Atletico Madrid by 11 points with just seven games left while they take on Sevilla in the final of the Copa del Rey on April 21.

And Iniesta, who looks likely to depart to China at the end of the season admits it's been a bitter pill to swallow - considering it may be his last game in Europe's elite club competition. It's a big disappointment because of the season we were having. "On Saturday we have another match to play and we have to give our best to try to win the titles that are still achievable". "The demand from the owners and the board is, 'You've got to get players in the first team.' We're doing that", said Butt.

When asked if he will play Champions League football next season, Iniesta said: "It's a possibility [that this is my last game in the competition], but it's not the day to send messages, we are all hurt. They were superior to us in all aspects".

Leaders Barça will look to set a new all-time LaLiga record of 39 consecutive games unbeaten when they host Valencia at the Camp Nou on Saturday afternoon.

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