UEFA Champions League

Barcelona vs Antwerp, 2023-24 UEFA Champions League, Group Stage

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  • 11': João Félix
  • 19': Robert Lewandowski
  • 22': Jelle Bataille (OG)
  • 54': Gavi
  • 66': João Félix
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Barcelona trounce Antwerp with Joao Felix double

Barcelona's new signing João Félix struck twice in a 5-0 demolition of visiting Royal Antwerp in their Champions League Group H opener.

Match Commentary

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 4': Arthur Vermeeren (Royal Antwerp) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 4': Foul by Gavi (Barcelona).
  • 6': Foul by João Félix (Barcelona).
  • 6': Jelle Bataille (Royal Antwerp) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 8': Foul by Gavi (Barcelona).
  • 8': Jurgen Ekkelenkamp (Royal Antwerp) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 9': Foul by Owen Wijndal (Royal Antwerp).
  • 9': Raphinha (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 11': Goal! Barcelona 1, Royal Antwerp 0. João Félix (Barcelona) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan.
  • 13': Foul by Vincent Janssen (Royal Antwerp).
  • 13': Gavi (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 14': Foul by Owen Wijndal (Royal Antwerp).
  • 14': Raphinha (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 15': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Owen Wijndal.
  • 16': Attempt missed. Andreas Christensen (Barcelona) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan with a cross following a corner.
  • 17': Corner, Royal Antwerp. Conceded by Alejandro Balde.
  • 18': Foul by Owen Wijndal (Royal Antwerp).
  • 18': Raphinha (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 19': Goal! Barcelona 2, Royal Antwerp 0. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by João Félix.
  • 22': Own Goal by Jelle Bataille, Royal Antwerp. Barcelona 3, Royal Antwerp 0.
  • 24': Foul by Mandela Keita (Royal Antwerp).
  • 24': Ilkay Gündogan (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 24': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Owen Wijndal.
  • 26': Foul by João Cancelo (Barcelona).
  • 26': Michel-Ange Balikwisha (Royal Antwerp) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 28': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Toby Alderweireld.
  • 30': Foul by Arbnor Muja (Royal Antwerp).
  • 30': João Félix (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 34': Attempt saved. Raphinha (Barcelona) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jules Koundé.
  • 36': Foul by Gavi (Barcelona).
  • 36': Mandela Keita (Royal Antwerp) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 36': Gavi (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 37': Hand ball by Owen Wijndal (Royal Antwerp).
  • 38': Offside, Barcelona. João Félix tries a through ball, but Robert Lewandowski is caught offside.
  • 42': Foul by Andreas Christensen (Barcelona).
  • 42': Vincent Janssen (Royal Antwerp) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 44': Attempt saved. Arbnor Muja (Royal Antwerp) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
  • 45'+1': Attempt missed. Alejandro Balde (Barcelona) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan.
  • 45'+2': First Half ends, Barcelona 3, Royal Antwerp 0.
  • 45': Second Half begins Barcelona 3, Royal Antwerp 0.
  • 47': Attempt saved. Ilkay Gündogan (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Raphinha.
  • 48': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Soumaïla Coulibaly.
  • 48': Foul by João Cancelo (Barcelona).
  • 48': Mandela Keita (Royal Antwerp) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 49': Corner, Royal Antwerp. Conceded by Frenkie de Jong.
  • 50': Attempt missed. Toby Alderweireld (Royal Antwerp) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Michel-Ange Balikwisha with a cross following a corner.
  • 54': Attempt blocked. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by João Cancelo.
  • 54': Attempt blocked. Ilkay Gündogan (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 54': Goal! Barcelona 4, Royal Antwerp 0. Gavi (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Robert Lewandowski.
  • 57': Attempt missed. Jules Koundé (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Gavi.
  • 58': Substitution, Barcelona. Oriol Romeu replaces Frenkie de Jong.
  • 58': Substitution, Barcelona. Fermín López replaces Gavi.
  • 60': Substitution, Royal Antwerp. George Ilenikhena replaces Vincent Janssen.
  • 61': Substitution, Royal Antwerp. Alhassan Yusuf replaces Jurgen Ekkelenkamp.
  • 61': Substitution, Royal Antwerp. Ritchie De Laet replaces Michel-Ange Balikwisha.
  • 64': Attempt blocked. Raphinha (Barcelona) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.
  • 64': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Owen Wijndal.
  • 65': Attempt blocked. Fermín López (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan.
  • 65': Attempt saved. João Cancelo (Barcelona) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Fermín López.
  • 66': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Jean Butez.
  • 66': Goal! Barcelona 5, Royal Antwerp 0. João Félix (Barcelona) header from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Raphinha with a cross following a corner.
  • 68': Substitution, Barcelona. Lamine Yamal replaces João Félix.
  • 68': Substitution, Barcelona. Ferran Torres replaces Raphinha.
  • 69': Foul by Alhassan Yusuf (Royal Antwerp).
  • 69': Oriol Romeu (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 70': Attempt missed. Ferran Torres (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Fermín López.
  • 73': Substitution, Royal Antwerp. Gyrano Kerk replaces Jelle Bataille.
  • 74': Offside, Royal Antwerp. Alhassan Yusuf tries a through ball, but Gyrano Kerk is caught offside.
  • 76': Substitution, Barcelona. Sergi Roberto replaces João Cancelo.
  • 76': Attempt missed. Lamine Yamal (Barcelona) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Robert Lewandowski.
  • 77': Attempt blocked. Lamine Yamal (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 77': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Soumaïla Coulibaly.
  • 78': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by George Ilenikhena.
  • 78': Attempt blocked. Andreas Christensen (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 79': Attempt blocked. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 80': Attempt saved. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 81': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Toby Alderweireld.
  • 82': Delay in match because of an injury Soumaïla Coulibaly (Royal Antwerp).
  • 82': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 83': Substitution, Royal Antwerp. Anthony Valencia replaces Arbnor Muja.
  • 87': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Owen Wijndal.
  • 87': Foul by Fermín López (Barcelona).
  • 87': George Ilenikhena (Royal Antwerp) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 88': Foul by Oriol Romeu (Barcelona).
  • 88': Ritchie De Laet (Royal Antwerp) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 89': Attempt missed. George Ilenikhena (Royal Antwerp) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ritchie De Laet with a cross.
  • 90': Foul by Ilkay Gündogan (Barcelona).
  • 90': Mandela Keita (Royal Antwerp) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+2': Attempt saved. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ferran Torres.
  • 90'+3': Attempt missed. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Jules Koundé.
  • 90'+4': Second Half ends, Barcelona 5, Royal Antwerp 0.
  • 0': Match ends, Barcelona 5, Royal Antwerp 0.

Statistics

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8 Fouls 10
0 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 1
2 Corner Kicks 10
5 Saves 1
30.3 Possession 69.7
3 SHOTS 22
1 ON GOAL 10
0.3 On Target % 0.5
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
293 Accurate Passes 747
343 Passes 798
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.9
4 Accurate Crosses 5
9 Crosses 26
0.4 Cross % 0.2
37 Long Balls 27
16 Accurate Long Balls 20
0.4 Long Balls % 0.7
0 Blocked Shots 6
7 Effective Tackles 4
12 Tackles 10
0.6 Tackle % 0.4
5 Interceptions 4
25 Effective Clearances 9
25 Clearances 9

Game Information

Competition: UEFA Champions League

Venue: Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Attendance: 40,989

UEFA Champions League Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Arsenal 6 +12 13
2 PSV Eindhoven 6 -2 9
3 Lens 6 -5 8
4 Sevilla 6 -5 2
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Line-Ups

BAR Barcelona (4-3-3)

No. Name
1 Marc-André ter Stegen (GK)
15 Andreas Christensen
23 Jules Koundé
3 Alejandro Balde
2 João Cancelo
21 Frenkie de Jong
6 Gavi Yellow Card
22 Ilkay Gündogan
9 Robert Lewandowski
14 João Félix
11 Raphinha

ANT Antwerp (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
1 Jean Butez (GK)
44 Soumaila Coulibaly
23 Toby Alderweireld
5 Owen Wijndal
34 Jelle Bataille
24 Jurgen Ekkelenkamp
27 Mandela Keita
48 Arthur Vermeeren
18 Vincent Janssen
10 Michel Ange Balikwisha
11 Arbnor Muja

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