Champions League - Group E
Barcelona3BATE Borisov0

Barcelona 3-0 BATE Borisov

Barcelona forward Neymar
Barcelona forward Neymar took his tally of goals to 11 for the season

Holders Barcelona took a big step towards the knockout stages of the Champions League with a comfortable victory over BATE Borisov.

Brazilian forward Neymar scored twice for the home side, including a penalty, with fellow striker Luis Suarez toe-poking in on the hour mark.

Roma picked up their first win of the group stages with a 3-2 victory against Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen.

Mohamed Salah and Edin Dzeko were both on target for the Italians.

Admir Mehmedi and Javier Hernandez had drawn Leverkusen level after trailing 2-0 at the break, but Bosnian Miralem Pjanic struck a winning penalty with 10 minutes remaining.

Group E

Barcelona have won three and drawn one of their four games as they look to become the first club since AC Milan in 1990 to defend their title.

"I am happy with the game. They barely caused any danger and it was a just result," said Barca head coach Luis Enrique.

"There are lots of positives as it is never easy to win in the Champions League. We want to finish top of the group and we have to beat Roma and go from there."

One 100% record remaining

Russian side Zenit St Petersburg are the only team left in the competition with a 100% record after beating Lyon 2-0 in France. Striker Artyom Dzyuba scored twice for Andre Villas Boas's men who have qualified for the knockout stages.

The other game in Group H ended in a shock result as Belgian side Gent recorded their first Champions League win with a 1-0 triumph over the 2000 and 2001 runners-up Valencia.

Porto maintained their unbeaten record in Group G, as goals from Cristian Tello, Andre Andre and Miguel Layun gave them a 3-1 victory over the pointless Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Group H

Line-ups

Barcelona

  • 1ter Stegen
  • 6Dani AlvesBooked at 51mins
  • 14Mascherano
  • 23Vermaelen
  • 21Adriano
  • 4RakiticSubstituted forEl Haddadiat 20'minutes
  • 5BusquetsSubstituted forGumbauat 76'minutes
  • 8IniestaSubstituted forBartraat 68'minutes
  • 20Sergi
  • 9L Suárez
  • 11Neymar

Substitutes

  • 3Piqué
  • 13Bravo
  • 15Bartra
  • 17El Haddadi
  • 18Alba
  • 19Ramírez
  • 28Gumbau

BATE Borisov

  • 16Chernik
  • 33Polyakov
  • 3Gayduchik
  • 19Milunovic
  • 25MladenovicBooked at 30mins
  • 22Stasevich
  • 8VolodkoSubstituted forNikolicat 68'minutesBooked at 80mins
  • 5Yablonski
  • 42VolodkoSubstituted forRiosat 78'minutes
  • 62Gordeychuk
  • 18MozolevskiBooked at 44minsSubstituted forHlebat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Dubra
  • 7Karnitski
  • 10Nikolic
  • 11Jevtic
  • 17Rios
  • 34Soroko
  • 81Hleb
Referee:
Istvan Vad
Attendance:
68,502

Match Stats

Home TeamBarcelonaAway TeamBATE Borisov
Possession
Home77%
Away23%
Shots
Home23
Away5
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away1
Fouls
Home10
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Barcelona 3, BATE Borisov 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barcelona 3, BATE Borisov 0.

Attempt blocked. Munir El Haddadi (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Marc Bartra (Barcelona) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is high and wide to the right.

Neymar (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Evgeni Yablonski (BATE Borisov).

Attempt missed. Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Luis Suárez.

Foul by Luis Suárez (Barcelona).

Nemanja Milunovic (BATE Borisov) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Barcelona 3, BATE Borisov 0. Neymar (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Luis Suárez following a fast break.

Attempt blocked. Nemanja Nikolic (BATE Borisov) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Evgeni Yablonski with a cross.

Attempt missed. Marc Bartra (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner following a corner.

Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Denis Polyakov.

Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Nemanja Milunovic.

Attempt blocked. Luis Suárez (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Munir El Haddadi.

Booking

Nemanja Nikolic (BATE Borisov) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Luis Suárez (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Nemanja Nikolic (BATE Borisov).

Foul by Sergi Roberto (Barcelona).

Denis Polyakov (BATE Borisov) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, BATE Borisov. Aleksey Rios replaces Maksim Volodko.

Offside, Barcelona. Neymar tries a through ball, but Munir El Haddadi is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Barcelona. Gerard Gumbau replaces Sergio Busquets.

Sergio Busquets (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Evgeni Yablonski (BATE Borisov).

Corner, BATE Borisov. Conceded by Marc Bartra.

Hand ball by Neymar (Barcelona).

Attempt missed. Marc Bartra (Barcelona) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Neymar with a cross following a set piece situation.

Dani Alves (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Evgeni Yablonski (BATE Borisov).

Luis Suárez (Barcelona) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box. Assisted by Neymar.

Attempt missed. Neymar (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Luis Suárez with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Barcelona. Marc Bartra replaces Andrés Iniesta.

Substitution

Substitution, BATE Borisov. Nemanja Nikolic replaces Aleksandr Volodko.

Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Sergei Chernik.

Attempt saved. Neymar (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Luis Suárez.

Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Denis Polyakov.

Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Denis Polyakov.

Substitution

Substitution, BATE Borisov. Aliaksandr Hleb replaces Dmitri Mozolevski.

Foul by Neymar (Barcelona).

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Wednesday 4th November 2015

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Real Madrid431070710
2PSG42115147
3Shakhtar Donetsk410348-43
4Malmö FF410318-73

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Man Utd42115417
2PSV Eindhoven42026606
3Wolfsburg42024406
4CSKA Moscow411245-14

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Benfica43017439
2Atl Madrid42117257
3Galatasaray411257-24
4FC Astana402228-62

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Man City43018539
2Juventus42205238
3Sevilla410357-23
4B Mgladbach402226-42

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barcelona431082610
2Roma4121101005
3B Leverkusen4112111014
4BATE Borisov4103411-73

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich4301133109
2Olympiakos43016609
3Dinamo Zagreb410339-63
4Arsenal4103610-43

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1FC Porto431094510
2Chelsea42117347
3Dynamo Kiev41215415
4Maccabi Tel-Aviv4004111-100

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Zenit St Petersburg4400104612
2Valencia42025506
3KAA Gent411245-14
4Lyon401327-51
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