Barcelona – Barcelona successfully achieve full points after beating his Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) 3-1 in the final matchday of Group F at the Nou Camp Stadium, Thursday morning (11/12) pm.
Despite equally certainly qualify for the last 16 phase, both Barca and PSG keep lowering their best squad in this match.
The host still carries 4-3-3 while relying on deadly trio Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar. The absence of Ivan Rakitic in midfield was replaced by Pedro Rodriguez.
While in the back line is still filled by Jeremy Mathieu quartet defense, Javier Mascherano, Marc Bartra and Gerard Pique.
At PSG camp, coach Laurent Blanc implement 4-4-2 pattern. Ibrahimovic and Cavani become a mainstay on the front lines. The absence of Javier Pastore is anticipated to play Lucas Moura.
Barcelona dominated the game with a record of 60 percent versus 40 percent possession belonged to the visitors.
The number of shots on goal were Barca more with 11 versus nine. Coming from behind the goal Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Los Blaugrana back ahead thanks nicks lethal trident, Lionel Messi, Neymar, and Luis Suarez.
With this result, Barca shift PSG from the top of Group F and qualify as group winners with 15 value pack or two points ahead of Les Parisiens.
Barcelona took the initiative to hit since the beginning of the game in order to target the quick goals. The first opportunity is present in the third minute. Unfortunately, kick Lionel Messi still soar above the goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu.
PSG seems to have understood perfectly with the style of game that will be exhibited Barca. After ten minutes, PSG let Barca play the ball in the area of two-thirds of their games or;.
Coach Laurent Blanc seems to instruct his players to play patiently and then counterattack.
Sure enough, in the 15th minute Ibrahimovic was able to make the Nou Camp Stadium stunned. Receiving feedback Blaise Matuidi, the Swede took off the left leg of the box that failed thwarted Ter Stegen, PSG 0-1 lead.
PSG superiority did not last long, four minutes later Messi equate numbers. Starting from penetration Luis Suarez in the wings, he then gives a horizontal cross the ball well capable struck by Messi in the goal mouth Salvatore Sirigu. Score 1-1.
Barca almost took the lead in the 21st minute. The defender Gregory van der Wiel almost blundered. Luckily, the ball kick Luis Suarez dammed Sirigu.
PSG counterattack really make panic Barca back line. In the 25th minute Lucas Moura almost makes PSG back ahead if only he could cross the ball Matuidi convert a goal.
Entering the 30th minute, Barca began to play carefully, do not want to miss. The flow of the ball to Messi and Neymar continues to flow from the foot of Andres Iniesta and Pedro.
Solid and maintaining discipline PSG players last area makes it difficult to bait breakthrough Barca and open space in the penalty area.
However, Barca have scored in the 41st minute thanks to the foresight and sharp instincts Neymar. Sodoran Iniesta got the ball, the Brazilian player with a direct control off hard kick that failed driven Sirigu. Scores turned into 2-1 and last until the first half ended.
In the second interval, the game runs still in control of Barcelona. PSG seems not dare open the game serve Barca.
55th minute, Luis Suarez scored. However, the referee annulled a goal Suarez as first touching the ball with his hand before it struck the ball.
PSG coach, Laurent Blanc, took the initiative to incorporate Javier Pastore in the 62nd minute to give a fillip in midfield.
The entry of PSG Pastore makes the game more lively and venture out to attack in the scheme of the game open. Nevertheless, until well into the 70th minute, there is no chance of dangerous that can be made for the visitors.
The game runs more interesting after the 75th minute. The entry of new players from both teams make the game more attractive.
Open play even make a little PSG defense leaves a gap. And sure enough, Luis Suarez is able to take advantage of these conditions in order to carry away Barca 3-1 in the 77th minute, after grabbing the rebound kick Neymar.
Behind two goals, PSG tried to respond by relying on fast attack from the right wing made by Blaise Matuidi. Although several times capable of passing Bartra, cross Matuidi often be easily read Pique and Maschesrano.
Last chance PSG reduce angak present in 91 minutes. Unfortunately, the execution of a free kick Ibrahimovic is still soaring high above the goal Barca. Until the final whistle sounded, Barca 3-1 win over PSG. [Yob]
Barcelona: Marc–Andre Ter Stegen; Marc Bartra (Adriano 92 ‘), Gerard Pique, Javier Mascherano, Jeremy Mathieu; Andres Iniesta (Xavi Hernandez 73 ‘), Sergio Busquets, Pedro Rodriguez (Ivan Rakitic 68‘); Neymar, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez. Coach: Luis Enrique.
PSG: Salvatore Sirigu; Gregory Van Der Wiel, David Luiz, Thiago Silva, Maxwell; Thiago Motta, Marco Veratti (Javier Pastore 62 ‘), Blaise Matuidi (Ezequiel Lavezzi 75‘), Lucas Moura; Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Edinson Cavani. Coach: Laurent Blanc.