Barcelona Debuts Modified Away Kit in Champions League

As we anticipated in August, the iconic Barcelona 15-16 away jersey wasn't going to stay untroubled by UEFA's more strictly enforced kit rules.

The European football association is acting stricter regarding the implementation of the kit rules for its Champions League and Europa League competitions, already forcing several teams to adjusted this kits over the course of the season.

Barcelona Adjust Away Kit for BATE Borisov Match




The yellow and red stripes on the back of the Barcelona 15-16 away kit resemble the Catalan flag, as flown by club's supporters on the stands. Visible only on the back, contrasting the plain yellow front, the stripes are the truly unique feature of the shirt.

Also interestingly, Barcelona was asked to combine the yellow away shirt with yellow shorts instead of the usual blue choice, offering the best possible contrast to the blue BATE Borisov home kit.


Read our previous in-depth analysis for more info on UEFA's Champions League kit rules

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