Stadion Luzhniki - Moscow 20/11/2012 - 18:00CET (21:00 local time)

Group stage - Group G

Spartak Moskva - Barcelona
0-3
 

Spartak Moskva - Barcelona 0-3 - 20/11/2012 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2013

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Lionel Messi set one up and scored the other two, as Barcelona wrapped up progress to the knockout phase with a convincing win. The result means Spartak's dreams of progressing end, and they must hope for a favour from Celtic at Benfica this evening if they are to retain hopes of making it into the UEFA Europa League.
  • 90+3
    Víctor Valdés (Barcelona) makes a save.
    Perhaps the last opportunity of the match for Spartak, as the substitute Welliton collects the ball on the edge of the area, but his effort deflects off the boot of Javier Mascherano and bobbles into the hands of the goalkeeper.
  • 90+3
    Welliton (Spartak Moskva) has an effort on goal.
  • 90+2
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Yellow Card
    90+2
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) is booked.
  • 90+2
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Fàbregas (Barcelona).
  • Yellow Card
    90
    Mascherano (Barcelona) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 90
    Mascherano (Barcelona) is penalised for a foul on Welliton (Spartak Moskva).
  • 90
    Ananidze (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Montoya (Barcelona).
  • 89
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Busquets (Barcelona).
  • 88
    Ari (Spartak Moskva) is flagged for offside.
  • Substitution
    87
    Montoya (in) - Jordi Alba (out) (Barcelona)
  • 87
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) misses the target.
    Jordi Alba turns a cross from Ari away from goal, and the Swedish midfielder connects with the ball 20 metres from goal, but his right-footed effort is no danger to Víctor Valdés, flying high over the bar.
  • Substitution
    85
    Deulofeu (in) - Pedro Rodríguez (out) (Barcelona)
  • 83
    Fàbregas (Barcelona) takes the corner.
  • 83
    Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona) fouls.
  • Substitution
    81
    Song (in) - Xavi Hernández (out) (Barcelona)
  • 81
    Insaurralde (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Mascherano (Barcelona).
  • 81
    Ananidze (Spartak Moskva) takes the corner.
  • 81
    Jurado (Spartak Moskva) misses the target.
  • 78
    Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 77
    Dykan (Spartak Moskva) makes a save.
  • 77
    Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 77
    Bryzgalov (Spartak Moskva) makes a save.
  • 77
    Iniesta (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 76
    Dykan (Spartak Moskva) makes a save.
    Lionel Messi drives a free-kick in from the right flank, which Sergio Busquets cannot get a head to, but the goalkeeper is still called into action, punching away the danger.
  • 76
    Messi (Barcelona) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • Substitution
    75
    Bryzgalov (in) - Rafael Carioca (out) (Spartak Moskva)
  • 74
    D. Kombarov (Spartak Moskva) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Daniel Alves (Barcelona).
  • 72
    Makeev (Spartak Moskva) misses the target.
    The cross from the right is met by the head of the full-back, but it flies well wide of the near post.
  • 67
    Welliton (Spartak Moskva) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Víctor Valdés (Barcelona).
  • 64
    Ari (Spartak Moskva) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Busquets (Barcelona).
  • 64
    Jordi Alba (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    63
    Ananidze (in) - Emenike (out) (Spartak Moskva)
  • Substitution
    63
    Welliton (in) - K. Kombarov (out) (Spartak Moskva)
    The substitute has yet to score this season, but Unai Emery is hoping desperately the Brazilian can open his account this evening.
  • Yellow Card
    62
    Rafael Carioca (Spartak Moskva) is booked.
  • 61
    Rafael Carioca (Spartak Moskva) fouls.
  • 59
    D. Kombarov (Spartak Moskva) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona).
  • 57
    Dykan (Spartak Moskva) makes a save.
    Barcelona cut Spartak wide open, as Pedro Rodríguez darts forward and feeds Lionel Messi. The forward opts not to shoot from 15 metres, but chips to the back post where Pedro meets the ball with his head, though the keeper saves once again.
  • 57
    Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 55
    Busquets (Barcelona) misses the target.
    The corner from the left is met by the midfielder near the penalty spot, but the effort loops into the air and over the bar.
  • 55
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • 54
    Dykan (Spartak Moskva) makes a save.
    The goalkeeper made some excellent saves in the first half, and denies Cesc Fàbregas a goal this time, blocking with an outstretched foot after the midfielder is sent clear into the area by Andrés Iniesta.
  • 54
    Fàbregas (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 50
    Víctor Valdés (Barcelona) makes a save.
    Kirill Kombarov swings a cross into the centre which Emmanuel Emenike controls with his back to goal, and the Nigerian is unable to turn and get power in the shot, as Barcelona defenders converge, allowing the goalkeeper to collect the loose ball comfortably.
  • 50
    Emenike (Spartak Moskva) has an effort on goal.
  • 49
    Emenike (Spartak Moskva) is flagged for offside.
  • 48
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) is penalised for a foul on D. Kombarov (Spartak Moskva).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Spartak need a miracle to keep their hopes alive in this second half, but the home crowd will never give up the dream.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Richard van Poortvliet (@UEFAcomRichVP), Stadion Luzhniki: Spartak are heading out of the UEFA Champions League unless they can produce a miracle in the second half. The Red and Whites have had no answer to an awesome attacking display from Barcelona, with Lionel Messi the pick of the bunch.
  • 45
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) is penalised for a foul on Källström (Spartak Moskva).
  • 44
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) is penalised for a foul on Ari (Spartak Moskva).
  • 43
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) is penalised for a foul on D. Kombarov (Spartak Moskva).
  • 41
    Emenike (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Mascherano (Barcelona).
  • Goal
    39
    Messi (Barcelona) scores!
    The Argentinian's 80th of the calender year comes as a stretching Marek Suchý is unable to cut out Pedro Rodríguez's through ball, and Messi collects, slips past Andriy Dykan, and rolls into an empty net.
  • Yellow Card
    36
    Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 36
    Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona) fouls.
  • 35
    Emenike (Spartak Moskva) misses the target.
    An excellent chance to pull one back for the hosts, as Dmitri Kombarov streaks clear on the left, and plays an arcing ball to the back post, where Emmanuel Emenike stretches to meet it, but can only direct over the bar.
  • Goal
    27
    Messi (Barcelona) scores!
    The lead is doubled, and it is a fourth of this season's competition for the Argentinian. Messi slipped in Andrés Iniesta whose shot was well saved by Andriy Dykan, but the forward was on hand to drive in the rebound from ten metres.
  • 27
    Dykan (Spartak Moskva) makes a save.
  • 27
    Iniesta (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 23
    Suchý (Spartak Moskva) misses the target.
    A great opening is sent over, after Emmanuel Emenike breaks down the right and crosses to the edge of the area, but a first-time effort from the central defender cannot find the target.
  • 18
    K. Kombarov (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Jordi Alba (Barcelona).
  • Goal
    16
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) scores!
    Lionel Messi bursts into the area, but a horde of red and white bodies block his path. The Argentinian turns away from goal and lays to his right, where the full-back meets the ball with a venomous low shot which flashes into the bottom-left corner.
  • 15
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Xavi Hernández (Barcelona).
  • 14
    D. Kombarov (Spartak Moskva) misses the target.
    The hosts use a planned move from the corner, and it almost pays off. Kim Källström rolls to Ari at the front post, who lays back to the midfielder on the edge of the area, but he drills a fraction over.
  • 14
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) takes the corner.
  • 13
    Piqué (Barcelona) misses the target.
    The corner from the left is met by the defender, who is unable to get above his effort, and the ball flies over.
  • 13
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the corner.
  • 12
    Dykan (Spartak Moskva) makes a save.
    Xavi Hernández floats a ball into the area, and Pedro Rodríguez takes it expertly on his chest and volleying towards goal, though the keeper is alert and saves above his head to keep his side level.
  • 12
    Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 9
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) misses the target.
    Full-back Evgeni Makeev does well again down the right, going beyond Jordi Alba and pulling back to the edge of the area, but the Swedish midfielder is stretching for the ball and blasts a volley over.
  • 8
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the corner.
  • 2
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the corner.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    The hosts kick us off. A defeat will end their qualification hopes, so they must go all out for a result this evening.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red cards
    Red cards
  • Yellow cards
    Yellow cards
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
 
 

Player rater

Messi

Top Player

Barcelona 

Match statistics

Spartak Moskva
Barcelona

0

Goals scored

3

35

Possession (%)

65

9

Total attempts

13

2

Attempts on target

10

7

Attempts off target

3

0

Attempts blocked

0

0

Attempts against woodwork

0

2

Corners

6

2

Offsides

1

2

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

12

Fouls committed

7

5

Fouls suffered

11

Standings

Last updated: 21/11/2012 10:54 CET

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