BATE Borisov vs Barcelona Match report – 20 Oct 2015
Barcelona vs BATE Borisov a Champions League group fixture took place on 20 October 2015. The venue was Borisov Arena. Despite playing away from home, Barcelona were the favorites being the superior side. Barcelona did not have Lionel Messi or Andres Iniesta in their ranks. Both player were out with injuries. Here is the BATE Borisov vs Barcelona Match report.
As expected Barcelona side started the game aggressively with Neymar Jr, Suarez and Rakitic leading the Barcleona attack. Barcelona took several shots on goal in the first half but could not score. In particular Neymar and Suarez looked quite threatening. The second half was no different and Barcelona continued pressing from the start. At the start of second half Neymar Jr. beautifully cut inside and gave the pass to Rakitic who had acres of space available to pick his spot from outside the area and shoot in the back of the net. He did successfully to give Barcelona 1 – 0 lead in the 48th minute. Barcelona’s second goal was also assisted by Neymar and the goal scorer was once again Rakitic. This time Rakitic received the pass from Neymar inside the box and chipped it over the goal keeper to make it 2 – 0.
Barcelona had a comfortable victory in the match and are now at the top of the group with 7 points in 3 games.