FC Barcelona’s winning streak in this year’s Champions League came to an end after they were held to a dull goalless draw by Olympiakos in Athens. After winning their first three games of this year’s group stage, Barça met a gritty Olympiakos side and failed to score. This result meant that
The Greek hosts set themselves up to make things difficult for the Catalans who struggled to create much in front of a hostile atmosphere in Athens. This result meant that the Blaugrana remained group leaders after four games with 10 points, with Juventus behind them on 7 points. Barça will travel to Italy on November 22 to face Juventus but they will now shift their attention to the Spanish league when they host Sevilla this Saturday.
Match Stats (From Sport):
Olympiakos: Proto, Ellabdellaoui, Botía (c), Engels, Koutris, Figueiras, Romao, Tachtsidis, Odjidja (Gillet, 74′), Mehdi Carcela (Pardo, 77′) & Fortounis (Djurdjevic, 83′).
FC Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Semedo, Mascherano, Umtiti, Jordi Alba, Sergi Roberto (Deulofeu, 45′), Busquets, Paulinho (Rakitic, 61′), Denis Suárez (André Gomes, 74′), Messi (c) & Luis Suárez.
Referee: Anthony Taylor (ENG).
Cautions: Tachtsidis (35′), Sergi Roberto (41′), Engels (57′), André Gomes (76′) & Figueiras (88′).