Barcelona and Benfica draw in a match full of excitement

BARCLEONA, ESP.- Goalless draw and intervention of WHERE, this was how the meeting of Barcelona and Benfica cancels the second session until the next day Champions League from group E; if not for the failure of Haris Seferović, the scoreboard would give the visitor an advantage.

Both parties suffered WHERE after one goal was failed for each; the Portuguese was hit by the release of the ball in the game of goal and the Spaniard had a millimeter misplaced.

Nico Otamendi had opened the scoring for him Benfica with one goal, but the assistant referee raised the flag and the decision was verified by today’s villain, WHERE, because the ball had been abandoned on the court.

From Barcelona, ​​Yusuf Demir responded to the pressure from the Portuguese with a direct shot on goal by Odisseas Vlachodimos. But that was just the point, because it did not go over.

For the second half, Xavi Hernandez got out of the game area Demir to make room for Ousmane Dembélé. But within minutes of finishing Ronald Araújo celebrated a goal, so that again WHERE appears and determines a misplaced of a few millimeters.

During the added time, Haris Seferović he had the opportunity to make a difference in the thriller, however he wasted it; Marc-André ter Stegen He went early and left the goalkeeper alone, the player came, but the ball flew.

Benfica will play before Dynamo and Barcelona with Bayern Munich, so this draw only divides units to win or draw Champions League match day 6.


The technician of Barcelona, ​​Xavi Hernández, sure that the team is “on the right track” before the equalizer with Benfica zero to zero. “In general, I can not be happy with the result … we have a draw and it is insufficient, but generally very happy with the image of the team. That is what we are looking for.”

“Given what I have seen today, I think we can go to Munich to win. By playing this way, we will have chances to win and pass”, Xavi finished before his growing chance of winning.


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