Barcelona beat Shakhtar Donetsk and remain 100% in the Champions League

Barcelona beat Shakhtar Donetsk 2-1 this Wednesday, playing at home, with young Fermín López in the spotlight.

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Thus, the 20-year-old player scored one goal and participated in the play of the other, by Ferrán Torres. Sudakov did for the visitors.

With this victory, Barcelona remains 100% successful in the 2023/24 Champions League, reaching three victories in three matches. With nine points, Xavi Hernández’s team leads group H comfortably, ahead of Porto and Shakhtar, who have three points each.

In this way, Barcelona had important absences, such as Lewandowski, Pedri, Gavi Raphinha, Fermín López had his first great night in the Champions League.

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The 20-year-old midfielder was very present in midfield and also appeared with firepower in the area. Thus, he hit the post with a shot that left Ferrán Torres to open the scoring. Then, he scored a great goal, with a bomb from the corner.

Now, after this victory at home in the Champions League, Barcelona is now preparing for another major challenge at the Olympic Stadium: the classic against Real Madrid, on Saturday.

The rivals will face each other officially for the first time this season, and coach Xavi Hernández will have to wait to find out if he will be able to count on at least one of the injured players who were not on the field today.

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