Leo Messi chases down the ball against Bayer Leverkusen in 2011/12. / MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

Thursday's draw for the UEFA Champions League put FC Barcelona in Group E along with Bayer Leverkusen, AS Roma and BATE Borisov all of which have faced the Catalans before in the round robin portion of the tournament in season past. Here's a look at Barça's continental history against all three rivals:

Bayer Leverkusen

FC Barcelona has played six matches in the Champions League and two UEFA Cup duels against the German team. The numbers look good for Barça, with five wins, two defeats and a draw.

YEAR RESULT STADIUM COMPETITION ROUND
1988 0-0 Müngersdorfer Stadion. Cologne UEFA Quarter-finals
1988 0-1 Camp Nou. Barcelona UEFA Quarter-finals
2001 2-1 BayArena. Leverkusen Champions Group stage phase 1
2001 2-1 Camp Nou. Barcelona Champions Group stage phase 1
2002 1-2 BayArena. Leverkusen Champions Group stage phase 2
2003 2-0

Camp Nou. Barcelona

Champions Group stage phase 2
2012 1-3 BayArena. Leverkusen Champions Last 16
2012 7-1 Camp Nou. Barcelona Champions Last 16

In the last game that FC Barcelona played against Bayer Leverkusen, Leo Messi was the star of the game in the second leg of the last 16, when he scored five goals at Camp Nou:


AS Roma

In European competition, despite Barça's long history with Roma, the two teams have only faced off in the second group stage. In the encounters in 2002 in the Champions League, current Barça boss Luis Enrique and Roma legend and current squad member Francesco Totti started in both matches.

YEAR RESULT STADIUM COMPETITION ROUND
1953 1-0

Estadio Olímpico. Caracas

Petita Copa del Món Match day 3
1953 4-2

Estadio Olímpico. Caracas

Petita Copa del Món Match day 5
2002 1-1

Camp Nou. Barcelona

Champions League Group stage phase 2
2002 3-0 Olympic Stadium. Rome Champions League Group stage phase 2

BATE Borisov

If Barça's history with Roma is short, it's even shorter versus the team from Belarus. Nevertheless, it is more recent. The two teams met in the Champions League group stages in the season 2011/12 with both encounters ending in convincing wins for the blaugranes. A 5-0 win in Minsk was followed up by a 4-0 win at Camp Nou in which 12 players who had passed through La Masia featured.