Dynamo Kyiv 0-4 Barcelona: Ronald Koeman’s side advance into the last 16 with easy win

Dynamo Kyiv 0-4 Barcelona: Ronald Koeman’s side advance into the last 16 with easy win

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Martin Braithwaite
Martin Braithwaite became the second Danish player to be involved in three goals in a single Champions League game

Barcelona confirmed their qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League as they thrashed Dynamo Kyiv in Group G.

Despite resting Lionel Messi for the tip to Ukraine, it proved a comfortable evening for Ronald Koeman’s side, who have won all four of their group games.

Sergino Dest’s driven effort provided the opener and Martin Braithwaite scored twice.

France striker Antoine Griezmann rounded off the scoring late on.

With Argentine Messi among a number of key players absent, Koeman named Barca’s youngest Champions League starting XI since 6 December 2011.

But they rarely looked like surrendering a 23-match unbeaten record in the group stage that dates back to a loss against Manchester City in November 2016.

Debutant Oscar Mingueza, 21, looked assured in his role deputising for Gerard Pique, while the likes of Francisco Trincao, Junior Firpo and Carles Alena also impressed.

On his first start of the campaign, Denmark forward Braithwaite also made an excellent contribution – setting up the opener, latching on to Mingueza’s flick for his first and then winning and converting a penalty for his second.

Line-ups

Dynamo Kyiv

  • 1Bushchan
  • 94Kedziora
  • 25Zabarnyi
  • 16Mykolenko
  • 20KaravaevSubstituted forPopovat 59′minutesBooked at 69mins
  • 10ShaparenkoSubstituted forLyednyevat 71′minutes
  • 8ShepelevSubstituted forBalutaat 83′minutes
  • 19HarmashSubstituted forAndriyevskyiat 59′minutes
  • 14de PenaSubstituted forSupryahaat 71′minutes
  • 29Buyalskiy
  • 7Verbic

Substitutes

  • 2Skorko
  • 3Bol
  • 4Popov
  • 6Baluta
  • 11Tsitaishvili
  • 17Lyednyev
  • 18Andriyevskyi
  • 27da Silveira da Silva
  • 51Morgun
  • 71Boyko
  • 89Supryaha

Barcelona

  • 1ter Stegen
  • 2Dest
  • 28Mingueza
  • 15LengletSubstituted forAlbaat 65′minutes
  • 24Firpo
  • 8PjanicBooked at 16minsSubstituted forPuigat 65′minutes
  • 6Aleñá
  • 17Machado TrincãoSubstituted forDe la Fuenteat 83′minutes
  • 16GonzálezSubstituted forFernandes Siqueiraat 73′minutes
  • 14CoutinhoSubstituted forGriezmannat 65′minutes
  • 9Braithwaite

Substitutes

  • 7Griezmann
  • 11Dembélé
  • 12Puig
  • 13Murara Neto
  • 18Alba
  • 19Fernandes Siqueira
  • 26Peña
  • 29De la Fuente

Live Text

  1. Match ends, Dynamo Kyiv 0, Barcelona 4.

  2. Second Half ends, Dynamo Kyiv 0, Barcelona 4.

  3. Riqui Puig (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Foul by Bohdan Lyednyev (Dynamo Kyiv).

  5. Goal! Dynamo Kyiv 0, Barcelona 4. Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jordi Alba.

  6. Attempt missed. Carles Aleñá (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  7. Attempt saved. Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jordi Alba.

  8. Foul by Matheus Fernandes (Barcelona).

  9. Benjamin Verbic (Dynamo Kyiv) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Attempt missed. Sergiño Dest (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Konrad De la Fuente.

  11. Corner, Dynamo Kyiv. Conceded by Junior Firpo.

  12. Attempt blocked. Vitaliy Buyalskiy (Dynamo Kyiv) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Vladyslav Supryaha.

  13. Matheus Fernandes (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Foul by Vladyslav Supryaha (Dynamo Kyiv).

  15. Foul by Konrad De la Fuente (Barcelona).

  16. Vitalii Mykolenko (Dynamo Kyiv) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Substitution, Dynamo Kyiv. Tudor Baluta replaces Volodymyr Shepelev.

  18. Substitution, Barcelona. Konrad De la Fuente replaces Trincão.

  19. Offside, Dynamo Kyiv. Vitaliy Buyalskiy tries a through ball, but Benjamin Verbic is caught offside.

  20. Attempt missed. Matheus Fernandes (Barcelona) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Antoine Griezmann following a corner.

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