Champions League - Group D
Olympiakos0Barcelona0

Barcelona held to goalless draw by Olympiakos in Greece

Luis Suarez has not scored a goal in the Champions League this season
Luis Suarez has not scored a goal in the Champions League this season

Barcelona were held to a 0-0 draw by Olympiakos as they failed to score in a Champions League group stage game for the first time in five years.

Luis Suarez hit the crossbar as Barcelona sought to secure the win that would qualify them for the knock-out stage with two games remaining.

The striker then unselfishly tried to tee up Lionel Messi instead of going for goal himself after an hour.

Barca top Group D by three points after Juventus drew 1-1 with Sporting Lisbon.

Ernesto Valverde, who was making a return to his former club, has guided his Barca side to 10 points from four games.

Only a point is required from their last two games against Juventus and Sporting to guarantee a place in the last 16.

Juventus, who have two wins, a draw and one defeat, are still three points clear of Sporting in third.

Gonzalo Higuaín equalised with 11 minutes remaining after Bruno César had given Sporting a half-time lead.

The late equaliser ensures Juve remain in a strong position to progress through to the knock-out stage.

Line-ups

Olympiakos

  • 24Proto
  • 14Elabdellaoui
  • 3Botia
  • 40EngelsBooked at 58mins
  • 23Koutris
  • 6TachtsidisBooked at 36mins
  • 77FigueirasBooked at 88mins
  • 8Odjidja-OfoeSubstituted forGilletat 75'minutes
  • 4Romao
  • 33Carcela-GonzálezSubstituted forPardoat 79'minutes
  • 7FortounisSubstituted forDjurdjevicat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Djurdjevic
  • 10Marin
  • 13Gillet
  • 26Vukovic
  • 27Kapino
  • 32Androutsos
  • 90Pardo

Barcelona

  • 1ter Stegen
  • 2Nélson Semedo
  • 14Mascherano
  • 23Umtiti
  • 18Alba
  • 20RobertoBooked at 42minsSubstituted forDeulofeuat 45+1'minutes
  • 15PaulinhoSubstituted forRakiticat 62'minutes
  • 5Busquets
  • 6D SuárezSubstituted forAndré Gomesat 75'minutesBooked at 77mins
  • 10Messi
  • 9Suárez

Substitutes

  • 4Rakitic
  • 13Cillessen
  • 16Deulofeu
  • 17Alcácer
  • 19Digne
  • 21André Gomes
  • 25Vermaelen
Referee:
Anthony Taylor
Attendance:
31,600

Match Stats

Home TeamOlympiakosAway TeamBarcelona
Possession
Home30%
Away70%
Shots
Home6
Away19
Shots on Target
Home1
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away12
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Olympiakos 0, Barcelona 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Olympiakos 0, Barcelona 0.

Hand ball by Gerard Deulofeu (Barcelona).

Offside, Barcelona. Lionel Messi tries a through ball, but Jordi Alba is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Leonardo Koutris.

Foul by Sergio Busquets (Barcelona).

Panagiotis Tachtsidis (Olympiakos) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. André Gomes (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gerard Deulofeu with a cross.

Attempt saved. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Diogo Figueiras (Olympiakos) is shown the yellow card.

Lionel Messi (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jacques-Alaixys Romao (Olympiakos).

Attempt missed. Panagiotis Tachtsidis (Olympiakos) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Diogo Figueiras.

Attempt blocked. Diogo Figueiras (Olympiakos) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Felipe Pardo with a cross.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Substitution

Substitution, Olympiakos. Uros Djurdjevic replaces Konstantinos Fortounis.

Delay in match (Barcelona).

Foul by Luis Suárez (Barcelona).

Leonardo Koutris (Olympiakos) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Alberto Botía.

Attempt blocked. Luis Suárez (Barcelona) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lionel Messi.

Luis Suárez (Barcelona) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Lionel Messi with a through ball.

Substitution

Substitution, Olympiakos. Felipe Pardo replaces Mehdi Carcela-González.

Booking

André Gomes (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Barcelona. André Gomes replaces Denis Suárez.

Substitution

Substitution, Olympiakos. Guillaume Gillet replaces Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe.

Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Leonardo Koutris.

Attempt missed. Luis Suárez (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Javier Mascherano with a headed pass following a corner.

Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Alberto Botía.

Attempt blocked. Luis Suárez (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lionel Messi.

Attempt missed. Luis Suárez (Barcelona) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Diogo Figueiras.

Attempt blocked. Denis Suárez (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Lionel Messi.

Offside, Barcelona. Luis Suárez tries a through ball, but Nélson Semedo is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Luis Suárez (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Nélson Semedo.

Attempt missed. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Luis Suárez.

Substitution

Substitution, Barcelona. Ivan Rakitic replaces Paulinho.

Attempt missed. Diogo Figueiras (Olympiakos) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right following a corner.

Corner, Olympiakos. Conceded by Marc-André ter Stegen.

goal

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Man Utd4400101912
2FC Basel42028536
3CSKA Moscow420258-36
4Benfica4004110-90

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1PSG44001701712
2Bayern Munich43018449
3Celtic4103410-63
4Anderlecht4004015-150

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Roma42208448
2Chelsea421111747
3Atl Madrid403123-13
4FK Qarabag402229-72

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barcelona431071610
2Juventus42115507
3Sporting411256-14
4Olympiakos401338-51

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Liverpool312010375
2Spartak Moscow31207345
3Sevilla311167-14
4NK Maribor3012111-101

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Man City33008179
2Shakhtar Donetsk32014406
3Napoli31025503
4Feyenoord300329-70

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Besiktas33007259
2RB Leipzig311145-14
3FC Porto31026603
4Monaco301226-41

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Tottenham32107257
2Real Madrid32107257
3B Dortmund301237-41
4Apoel Nicosia301217-61
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