Guardiola and Aguirre. PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ (FCB).

Javier Aguirre is coming back to the Camp Nou and yet another tactical duel with Pep Guardiola awaits. It's the third time they have come face to face in the FCB stadium, and the Mexican coach has yet to come away with any points.

FCB 6-1 ATLETICO MADRID (2008/09 season)

Aguirre's first visit of the Guardiola era came when he was managing Atlético Madrid, a game that was billed as a duel between compatriot strikers Messi and Agüero. It was the former who came out best by winning a penalty and scoring a terrific goal. Márquez, Eto'o (2), Gudjohnsen and Henry added to the rout.

FCB 1-0 ZARAGOZA (2010/11 season)

The next season Aguirre was manager of his national side in preparation for the World Cup 2010, but returned to club football later to help Zaragoza avoid the drop to the second division. He managed to do that, but didn't get anything out of the game at the Camp Nou, although there was no indignity in losing just 1-0, with Seydou Keita getting the only goal of the game.

This Saturday, Aguirre and Guardiola will be on the respective benches for the third time at the Camp Nou.

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