The goalless draw of FC Barcelona in opposition to Benfica on a wet evening on the Camp Nou places him in an excessive scenario to keep away from the discredit of falling to the Europa League, pressured to beat Bayern Munich on the final day on the Allianz Arena if the Portuguese staff meets of their match in opposition to Dinamo from Kiev.
The tranquility of engaged on the reconstruction for just a few months with the go to the licensed spherical of 16 was wasted by Barcelona, unable to beat Benfica on the Camp Nou regardless of the development of their soccer and the steps in the direction of the restoration of a method that identifies them thanks upon the arrival of Xavi Hernández to the bench.
He was dealing with his first ‘closing’ as a Barcelona coach and his gamers confirmed the pleasure that was missing in different chapters, they improved their soccer however lacked definition to show their dominance moments into objectives.
There was additionally struggling, with a purpose canceled as a result of the referee interpreted that the ball got here out on the thread of a nook kick and since Haris Seferovic, with all the pieces to attain after chipping the ball to Ter Stegen, he forgave an empty purpose within the final seconds of the sport.
The punishment may have been worse, regardless of the momentary pleasure that Araujo’s purpose gave, who was injured within the celebration of a canceled purpose, growing the surrealism of a bumpy course for Barça.
OF LIFE OR DEATH
The decisive duel between Bayern Munich and FC Barcelona can be on the Allianz Arena subsequent Wednesday, December 8 at 2.00 PM, Honduras time.
Barça will play the ticket in Munich in opposition to Bayern, with the ball on their roof however in an actual ‘closing’ of nice hazard.
It is not going to be simple for the culé staff, they may face a Bayern that indicators stuffed with triumphs in Europe after beating (1-2) at residence to Dinamo Kiev with a spectacular Robert Lewandowski that provides 9 objectives in 5 video games on this Champions League.
The Catalans have been pressured to win in Germany if they don’t wish to look askance at what Benfica does on the Da Luz stadium in opposition to Dinamo Kiev.
By profitable, Barça secures a spot within the hype of the spherical of 16 and can solely be tied if Benfica fail to win in opposition to Dinamo, one thing unlikely.
Of course, if the carom occurs, even shedding to the Bavarians, the Catalan staff may very well be within the spherical of 16 (it could be sufficient for the Lisbon staff to not win in opposition to Dinamo).
If they lose and Benfica win, the Portuguese will advance to the second spherical, Barcelona will fall within the Europa League.
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