UkraineAnsu Fati’s only second-half goal helped Barca win 1-0 over Dynamo Kyiv in the fourth round of Champions League Group E on 2 November.
A second successive win over Dynamo Kyiv puts Barca in second place in the group with six points, two ahead of third team Benfica. In this match, Benfica lost to Bayern 2-5 and have the same -4 difference with Barca. Representatives of Spain’s chances of qualifying for the group stage are lit despite their style of play in the late game Ronald Koeman has not improved.
Barca More possession of the ball but less sharp in finishing. Memphis Depay and Ansu Fati both fired as the visitors dominated in the first half of the first half. On the Dynamo Kyiv side, central midfielder Mykola Shaparenko stands out. He caught the ball from close range in the 24th minute, then missed two more advantageous shots.
Double attacks are more visible in the second half. In the first 10 minutes, both teams had chances to score. Alexander Karavaev almost opened the scoring for the home side with a shot that missed the post. Center back Clement Lenglet came out of the box in the 56th minute of the aerial battle.
Barca fell behind in the number of shots this match, but the quality of the stars helped them make the difference. Having saved a penalty by VAR in the 64th minute, Fati kicked the roof of Dynamo Kyiv’s goal in the 70th minute. From Oscar Mingueza’s cross on the right, the home defender cleared a mistake, creating the conditions for Fati to catch a volley. distance of 11 meters to the table.
Fati was involved in Barca’s goals for the fourth time in his last four appearances, with two goals and two assists. The return from injury of the player who wore the number 10 jersey helped Barca overcome difficulties. He scored three goals in seven games in all competitions.
Dynamo Kyiv closed the game with 11 shots, including four on target, but failed to score. They are bottom of the table with one point after four games. Barca moved up to second in the group but have two tough games ahead of them against Benfica and Bayern, who won them 3-0 in the first leg.
Kyiv Dynamo: Bushchan, Kedziora, Zabarnyi, Syrota, Karavaev, Shaparenko (Shepelev 81′), Sydorchuk, De Pena (Verbik 77′), Buyalskyi, Tsygankov, Shkurin
Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Mingueza, Garcia, Lenglet (Araujo 79′), Alba, Nico Gonzalez, Busquets, De Jong, Gavira (Dembele 65′), Fati (Balde 87′), Depay