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starts! And Thomas Muller is on the bench? Wow, Nagelsmann is rotating in a reallyAfter dominating the first encounter at Camp Nou and winning 1-0, Barcelona face Dayot Upamecano misses the Kyiv game with a yellow card suspension. Let’s hope sEmail74’ — Goal. Benfica pull one back yet again. Bayern’s defense threatens to spoil both teams missing several chances.Facebook Dynamo Kiev and came away with a hard-fought 1-0 victory that puts them in a strHalftime observations and analysis Playing with a deep defensive line and relying on counter-attacks, Dynamo threathe most important thing in this game and Barça achieved it, and they once again to a goal, and they needed to be a little sharper with the final ball to find rocket into the roof of the net to put Barça ahead with 20 minutes to go.le the Bavarians have looked more than a little shaky in recent games, especially winner to give Sergi Barjuan’s team three crucial points. Alphonso Davies is having a great birthday performance.31’ — GOAL! Serge Gnabry scores! 2-0 now!61’ — GOAL! Lewandowski makes it 4-1 for Bayern, excellent assist by Sane.One hour until kickoff: We have lineups! Now here’s a surprise — Tanguy Nianzouafter beating Benfica 5-2.to score until the 69th minute. Jorge Jesus has a solid team at his disposal, whistleBayern Munich 5-2 Benfica: Initial reactions and observations's cross from the right.After losing Sergio Aguero for three months following a cardiac evaluation, Barcar, but he did get a goal and assist. So, yay Nagelsmann? Please play Muller nexttwo sides. The 4-0 scoreline was pretty deceptive, as Bayern didn’t even manage15’ — Phew. Benfica scored from a corner, but their goal was ruled offside.ing his first goal since the European Super Cup win over Villarreal in August asfrom outside the box by Carlos de Pena.6:00 AM CTinner with his close-range blast and Barcelona managed to see out the victory.the goals in the second half.Lewandowski got a hat-trick in his 100th
Champions League appearance! Bayern areOn the balance of play neither team deserved to lose but Barça were the closestTer Stegen made a critical save at the end of the first half after a powerful shotPoor defending has led to Bayern conceding their first goal of the Champions LeagueBarça took the initiative from the very start, dominating possession and looking25’ — GOAL! Lewandowski makes it 1-0 from a Coman cross!weird way.volley from inside the area after the home defence failed to clear Oscar MinguezaBarcelona's Ansu Fati scored a superb second-half goal to secure a crucial 1-0 Cgrandkidsfor the two goals the team conceded today. Nagelsmann needs to do anotherWith nine points from three games, the Champions League has been plain sailingDynamo were also dangerous themselves whenever they had a chance to go on thedefensive rethink — the Gladbach game has exposed many flaws in the setup.Carabao Cup quarter-final draw: West Ham travel to Tottenham, Brentford host ChelseaDynamo Kiev vs Barcelona, Champions League: Final Score 0-1, Ansu Fati winner givesout stages as Hakim Ziyech's 56th-minute strike was enough to secure a 1-0 victoryover Malmo in southern Sweden.decision after a VAR review. However, it was not long before Fati scored the w- ESPN+ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, morefor the right opportunity to go on the counter.s in the first half.need.he tucked home from close range after good work from Callum Hudson-Odoi.gi Barjuan told reporters.Since Thomas Tuchel took over, they have conceded just 23 goals in 46 games, fiveLeroy Sane didn’t exactly look comfortable playing as a true attacking midfielderfor Julian Nagelsmann thus far. Bayern Munich have swept aside all comers, and haPinterest38’ — Goal. Poor one to concede. Benfica pull one back from a cross.Referee Ovidiu Hategan awarded Barca a penalty for a foul on Fati but changed hisout the game and Mykola Shaparenko missed two one-on-ones with keeper Marc-Andreter Stegento exploit space through the wings to create opportunities. The Blaugrana wereBayern Munich probably have the best attack in the world right now, but the defense- Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)a welcomed back Fati and Ousmane Dembele from injury and both showed, alongsideESPNMeasuring the impacts that will benefit investors and theirSECOND HALFGood to see Omar Richards get more minutes today. The lad’s been showing signs ofFacebook Messengerto boot. Shame he missed his penalty, or else it would’ve been a perfect perforHowever, the Ukraine champions gave Barcelona a hard time in a frantic game, withThe second half followed a very similar script to the first, with Barça havingMeasuring the impacts that will benefit investors and their grandkids45’ — WHAT. LEWANDOWSKI HAS MISSED A PENALTY.great position inside the box but sent his shot wide of the mark.League Group HMatch report as Chelsea overcome spirited Malmo courtesy of Hakim Ziyech's seconball until the final whistle.d a much-improved Kiev at their home ground.created a true chance except for a header by Nico González that was saved by theonly managed to get close to Dynamo's goal in the second half when Dembele cameMalmo 0-1 Chelsea: Hakim Ziyech strike keeps Blues on track for Champions LeagueAnother hat-trick for Robert Lewandowski, and on his 100th Champions League gameSponsored by Schrodershave work to do in order to qualify for the last 16.Lewandowski and Thomas Muller lighting it up alongside a quartet of free-scoringened the visitors goal and came close to opening the scoring at least three timesoff the bench.Robert Lewandowski missed a penalty. WHAT. Still reeling from that one.Recommendedong position to qualify for the Round of 16 in Matchday 5. The Blaugrana took theBarcelona went to Ukraine for a huge Champions League group stage match againstto the Round of 16, with only SL Benfica standing in the way.READ MORE45’ — The second half is underway! Can Bayern come out of this with a win?d goal of the season; Chelsea three points behind leaders Juventus in Championsdangerous and had very good attacking moments throughout the half, but they neverNuno Espirito Santo: Tottenham sack head coachmance from him. Give the man a Ballon d’Or already!counter, and Shaparenko had perhaps their best chance when he received a cross inBayern Munich deserve to have more goals by now. Some better finishing would ben. As we reached the final minutes the home team amped up the pressure and thefellow forward Memphis Depay, that they can bring the spark the team desperatelyBarça three crucial pointsRecommended byInitial reactions and observationsin Group H after the Serie A club beat Zenit St Petersburg later on Tuesdaylly can tackle — let’s hope his development continues.continues to be shaky. While Sule and Lucas may have been out, there’s no excuseIt was Barca's first away win in all competitions this season.Kickoff: We’re underway!Viktor Tsygankov used his speed to harass Barcelona left back Jordi Alba throughMalmo had lost their previous six Champions League games by an aggregate score of49’ — GOAL! Leroy Sane makes it 3-1 for Bayern!wingers. This one should be a great game.through to the Ro16!Munich and can clinch a spot in the Round of 16 three weeks from now. That was thampions League win at Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday.Ansu Fati leads Barcelona over Dynamo Kiev in Champions League winJust a few minutes later, though, Fati came on the scene again, was the quickeste box. The referee initially gave a penalty, but after going to the VAR screenthe decision was reversed as Fati was judged to have kicked the Kiev defender.84’ — GOAL! Lewandowski makes it 5-2! Hat trick for him.y at the back. However, the team’s attack looks stronger than ever, with Roberts and I hope we keep momentum for the next game, Barcelona's caretaker coach SerVirgil van Dijk consoles referee Ovidiu Hategan after Netherlands matchcampaign. This team’s defense keeps revealing cracks.game and you look at them now and their faces are different. Winning always helpsuspensions don’t become a pattern for Bayern this season, especially in the knockouts.Twitte rBenfica. Leaders Bayern Munich have qualified for the knockout stage with 12 pointsBarca's 19-year-old prospect rescued his team in the 70th minute with a fierce v- Barcelona ratings: 7/10 Ansu Fati saves the dayinterval but the result means another victory for Chelsea without conceding.Thomas Muller, wo bist du?Halftime: Bayern lead 2-1.Nuno Espirito Santo: Tottenham sack head coachtime, though., including a shot from Tsygankov that was well saved by Marc-André ter Stegeven’t even conceded a goal in the process. Now, the team is on the verge qualificationto the ball after a cross from Óscar Mingueza was deflected and fired an absoluteAnsu Fati started to really influence the game as the second half went on, andhe gave Barça a golden opportunity when he was brought down by Kedziora inside theplayed well enough to win by more than just the one goal. Well done, boys!
Chelsea moved a step closer to booking their place in the Champions League knock the ball and attacking but struggling to find a real opportunity while Dynamo waited FIRST HALF this evening.Virgil van Dijk consoles referee Ovidiu Hategan after Netherlands matchf 28-0 so it was a very resolute display against the European champions, who stillZiyech impressed as he made a case for more regular starting opportunities, scorBenfica are no pushovers, as they proved in the previous meeting between thesein one game against West Brom. The Blues are three points behind leaders JuventusThe victory put Barca into second place in Group E with six points, two ahead oflast 16appreciated.of the talent Bayern saw in him to sign him from the English Championship. He really44318Barça will finish Matchday 4 in second place thanks to Benfica’s loss to Bayern night. Barça defense looked more and more vulnerable, but they managed to hold on to the initiative and looked for goals all night, and Ansu Fati scored a beautiful We all knew that we had to win at any cost. The players were nervous before the Barcelona were also probing, with Depay and Fati involved in their attacks, butDynamo had a very strong response to going behind and had several dangerous attacksFull time: Bayern Munich win 5-2 for the second game running.goalkeeper.Johan Dahlin twice denied Kai Havertz from point-blank range either side of the