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Wenger: Barcelona are favourites

Arsene Wenger accepts his Arsenal side remain Champions League underdogs despite their first-leg victory over Barcelona - but thinks a new-found self-belief could prove crucial.

''I am highly delighted. It was a special football night,'' said Wenger. ''The game promised a lot and fulfilled that promise. It was two exceptional teams who tried always to be positive.

''We are not favourites now, but what is important is the belief that we have a chance. Barcelona are still favourites. We know now that we can beat them, though. We did not know that last year

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