Match of 18 Oct between FC Barcelona vs Olympiacos
For the Argentine crack Lionel Messi, this match was very special, because if he managed to finalize his goal number 100 in European competitions. As expected, he achieved his task by scrupulously complying with the forecasts.
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Indeed, a Barcelona FC with a goal by Messi that won 3 goals at 1 to Olympiacos for the Champions League. The picture of the azulgranas, although he played with 10 players much of the game easily overcame the Greek team at Camp Nou. With this victory, Barcelona FC has nine points and is the leader of group D.
The reason why the Barça club was left without a player was that Gerard Piqué was expelled from the game. It is worth noting that the Catalan tenth was only 17 minutes to open the board, and achieved it with an own goal, the fifth Barcelona FC receives in the season.
After a Deulofeu center, Nikolaou pushed the ball into Proto’s goal. Messi scored second, which would become the 100th goal of the Argentinian star in European competitions, and the Barcelona forward gave the third to Digne. Nikolaou then claimed responsibility and made 3 goals to 1. It is noteworthy that the Barcelona FC team adds its third victory in the Champions League competitions and has a perfect score in group D.
Barcelona FC received Olympiacos in their home, Camp Nou, fulfilling the third day of their group, which is D, where they are at the top. Before this match they came with 6 points, previously the Catalans beat Juventus of Turin, with a result of 3 goals to 0. Then they faced Sporting Lisbon 1 Diana for 0, and with the Greek team Olympiacos they took away also the victory to 3 indisputable to 1, going from 6 points to 9 to strengthen his reign.
For that match his technical director Ernesto Valverde had his luxury eleven, it is noteworthy that it has given very good results both in the Santander League and European matches. As expected the deadly weapon of Barcelona FC were Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez who led the offensive Barca along with Gerard Deulofeu and Denis Suarez who sought to leave in the past that draw against Atletico Madrid in the Metropolitan Wanda.
“The strikers live on that, the confidence of a striker changes completely when he scores, it seems that everything he touches is going to plug in,” Valverde argued about the Uruguayan Suarez, confident that “this will help him get a good streak.”
On the other hand, Olympiacos in this match was the first time they faced Barcelona FC in a Champions League, however, they have never been able to beat a Spanish team, for their account it has 12 losses and two draws.