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  • Date:02 Nov 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Parken
  • Claudemir (32)
  • Messi (30)
Goal!

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93mins

Cristian Bolanos leaves the field to be replaced by Thomas Delaney.

92mins

Seydou Keita takes a shot. Comfortable save by Johan Wiland.

92mins

Rodriguez Pedro has an effort at goal from just inside the penalty area that bounces off the post.

89mins

Zdenek Pospech shown a yellow card. Solvi Otteson comes on in place of Martin Vingaard.

89mins

Martin Vingaard fouled by Andres Iniesta, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Zdenek Pospech.

87mins

Unfair challenge on Oscar Wendt by Lionel Messi results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Johan Wiland.

86mins

Foul by da Silva Dani Alves on Cristian Bolanos, free kick awarded. Oscar Wendt takes the free kick.

85mins

Inswinging corner taken by Lionel Messi from the right by-line, Seydou Keita produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar.

81mins

Inswinging corner taken by Cristian Bolanos, Victor Valdes fouled by Dame Ndoye, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Victor Valdes.

81mins

Corner taken by Cristian Bolanos played to the near post, clearance by Hernandez Xavi.

80mins

David Villa leaves the field to be replaced by Rodriguez Pedro.

78mins

Jesper Gronkjaer fouled by Gerard Pique, the ref awards a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Martin Vingaard from the free kick, comfortable save by Victor Valdes.

77mins

Foul by da Silva Dani Alves on Oscar Wendt, free kick awarded. Oscar Wendt takes the free kick.

76mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Hernandez Xavi. Johan Wiland takes the indirect free kick.

74mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dame Ndoye on Gerard Pique. Direct free kick taken by Victor Valdes.

73mins

Martin Vingaard takes a shot. Blocked by Carles Puyol. Martin Vingaard takes a shot. Carles Puyol gets a block in. Shot from just outside the box by Martin Vingaard goes over the bar.

71mins

Corner taken left-footed by Oscar Wendt from the right by-line, save by Victor Valdes.

70mins

The ball is delivered by Domingues Claudemir, Effort from inside the area by Cristian Bolanos misses to the left of the target.

68mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Carles Puyol by Jesper Gronkjaer. Direct free kick taken by Carles Puyol.

67mins

Lionel Messi takes a shot. Blocked by Domingues Claudemir.

64mins

The ball is delivered by Cristian Bolanos.

62mins

Seydou Keita has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

61mins

The ball is sent over by Zdenek Pospech, Victor Valdes makes a comfortable save.

60mins

A cross is delivered by da Silva Dani Alves, Oscar Wendt gets a block in. Corner taken by Sergio Busquets played to the near post.

60mins

Lionel Messi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Johan Wiland. Direct free kick taken by Johan Wiland.

59mins

Andres Iniesta takes a shot. Johan Wiland makes a save.

58mins

The offside flag is raised against Domingues Claudemir. Victor Valdes takes the indirect free kick.

58mins

The ball is delivered by Cristian Bolanos.

58mins

Andres Iniesta takes a shot. Mathias Zanka Jorgensen gets a block in.

54mins

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Johan Wiland.

52mins

Shot by Zdenek Pospech from outside the box goes high over the target.

50mins

Sergio Busquets concedes a free kick for a foul on Jesper Gronkjaer. Sergio Busquets goes into the referee's book. William Kvist takes the free kick.

49mins

Domingues Claudemir gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Hernandez Xavi. Lionel Messi takes the direct free kick.

47mins

Centre by Eric Abidal, Lionel Messi takes a shot. Save by Johan Wiland. Hernandez Xavi decides to take a short corner.

46mins

Eric Abidal concedes a free kick for a foul on Cristian Bolanos. Oscar Wendt crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.

46mins

Dame Ndoye gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Eric Abidal. Carles Puyol takes the direct free kick.

44mins

The official flags Jesper Gronkjaer offside. Carles Puyol restarts play with the free kick.

42mins

Andres Iniesta crosses the ball.

39mins

Hernandez Xavi produces a cross.

39mins

David Villa takes a shot. Comfortable save by Johan Wiland.

38mins

Shot by Lionel Messi from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

38mins

The ball is sent over by da Silva Dani Alves, Lionel Messi takes a shot. Save by Johan Wiland.

37mins

Foul by da Silva Dani Alves on Martin Vingaard, free kick awarded. Martin Vingaard restarts play with the free kick.

37mins

Lionel Messi takes a shot. Blocked by Mathias Zanka Jorgensen.

35mins

Oscar Wendt takes a shot. Save by Victor Valdes.

33mins

Domingues Claudemir fires in a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. FC Copenhagen 1-1 Barcelona.

31mins

Lionel Messi fires in a goal from inside the area to the top left corner of the goal. FC Copenhagen 0-1 Barcelona.

31mins

Da Silva Dani Alves sends in a cross.

28mins

A cross is delivered by da Silva Dani Alves, comfortable save by Johan Wiland.

27mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lionel Messi by William Kvist. The ball is crossed by Hernandez Xavi, Sergio Busquets takes a shot. Save by Johan Wiland. Short corner taken by Hernandez Xavi.

24mins

Martin Vingaard has a volleyed shot. Carles Puyol gets a block in. William Kvist takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

23mins

The ball is crossed by Cristian Bolanos, Gerard Pique gets a block in.

22mins

David Villa takes a shot from close range that strikes the post.

16mins

A cross is delivered by Martin Vingaard, Carles Puyol gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Martin Vingaard from the left by-line to the near post, save by Victor Valdes. Inswinging corner taken by Martin Vingaard from the left by-line played to the near post, Victor Valdes makes a save.

16mins

The ball is swung over by Martin Vingaard, Carles Puyol gets a block in.

15mins

David Villa takes a shot. Mikael Antonsson gets a block in.

11mins

Dame Ndoye gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Carles Puyol. Direct free kick taken by Carles Puyol.

7mins

The offside flag is raised against David Villa. Johan Wiland takes the free kick.

4mins

Da Silva Dani Alves has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

4mins

Da Silva Dani Alves produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

3mins

Domingues Claudemir produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

The referee gets the match started.

The referee blows for half time.

The match restarts for the second half.

The referee signals the end of the game.

Match Preview

Barca target early boost Barcelona take on FC Copenhagen knowing a victory will secure them a place in the last 16 of the Champions League. Barca took over top spot in Group D with a 2-0 home win over FC Copenhagen a fortnight ago, and that has left Pep Guardiola`s side on seven points - one clear of the Danes, five above third-placed Rubin Kazan and six better off than Panathinaikos. Therefore, with only two rounds remaining after this week, Barca will guarantee themselves a top-two finish in the group if they can down FC Copenhagen at the Parken Stadion. Barca playmaker Xavi admits securing qualification so early would be a boost, saying: "That would mean we could rest some players, but it won't be easy to beat Copenhagen." Lionel Messi added: "It'd be good to get a win so that we can practically forget about the Champions League for a while." The 2009 European champions warmed up for the trip with an impressive 5-0 home mauling of 10-man Sevilla at the weekend. The Catalan giants have not had the best of form at the Nou Camp so far this season, but they put on an impressive showing to down Sevilla thanks to braces from Messi and David Villa, plus another from Dani Alves. Messi's double took him to 14 goals in all competitions this season, while Villa moved onto six and eased some of the pressure that has been building on the Spain international following a relative lack of success in front of net this season. Guardiola said of the 40 million euro summer signing from Valencia: "We never doubted him. He has played for Sporting (Gijon), for Zaragoza, for Valencia, and scored goals for all of them, so we knew his signing was a guarantee (of goals)." More good news for Guardiola was the return of Xavi following a troublesome Achilles problem. Xavi was substituted after an hour, but Guardiola said after the match the World Cup winner was in perfect shape for the game against to FC Copenhagen. Xavi himself admitted he was still suffering some pain but felt he could have played the full 90 minutes against Sevilla. "I felt very good, I was very happy," he said on his club's website. "I felt nearly 100% again and I'm optimistic about being able to play in every game, although that will depend on the injury." Guardiola took a 19-man squad with him to Denmark today, with the fit-again Gabriel Milito included. Goalkeeper Jose Pinto is missing, though, as he serves a two-match European ban after being found guilty of gross unsporting conduct during the previous encounter against FC Copenhagen. The Danish club reported the 34-year-old to UEFA alleging he imitated the referee's whistle in a bid to trick striker Cesar Santin into thinking he was offside. Despite their loss at the Nou Camp, FC Copenhagen are still in a strong position in Group D having won their first two matches. That defeat was also a rare setback for Stale Solbakken's side, who have been in magnificent form this season. In the Danish SAS Liga they boast a 14-point lead at the summit following a record-breaking start that has seen them win 12 of 14 matches, drawing the other two.

Formation:442Manager: Staale Solbakken

FC Copenhagen

Formation: 433Manager: Josep Guardiola

Barcelona

  • Johan Wiland
  • Zdenek Pospech
  • Mathias Zanka Jorgensen
  • Mikael Antonsson
  • Oscar Wendt
  • Cristian Bolanos
  • William Kvist
  • Domingues Claudemir
  • Martin Vingaard
  • Jesper Gronkjaer
  • Dame Ndoye
  • SUBS
  • Kim Christensen
  • Solvi Otteson
  • Morten Nordstrand
  • Cesar Santin
  • Thomas Kristensen
  • Kenneth Zohore
  • Thomas Delaney

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Match Report

Barca held by Copenhagen Barcelona will have to wait to book their spot in the last 16 of the Champions League after being held to a 1-1 draw by FC Copenhagen at the Parken Stadion. Barca knew a victory in Denmark would guarantee themselves a place in the knock-out stages and the two-time reigning Spanish champions looked on course to achieve that after taking a 31st-minute lead through Lionel Messi. However, second-placed FC Copenhagen went down the other end and drew level almost immediately through Claudemir to earn a share of the points - although they survived a big let-off in the final minute when Barca substitute Pedro Rodriguez hit the post. The result leaves Barca still top of Group D on eight points, one above FC Copenhagen and five clear of third-placed Rubin Kazan with two games remaining. Both sides went close early on with Claudemir and David Villa each hitting the woodwork. Brazilian Claudemir was the first to be denied in the third minute when his 25-yard thunderbolt bolt clipped the top of Victor Valdes' right-hand post. It was Villa's turn 18 minutes later, the Spain international latching onto a brilliant pass from fellow World Cup-winner Andres Iniesta before seeing his low shot crash against the far post. Two more of Barca's world champions then joined forces in the 28th minute to create another opportunity, Xavi's free-kick finding its way through to the unmarked Sergio Busquets near the penalty spot, but this time home goalkeeper Johan Wiland denied the visitors. Wiland was beaten three minutes later, though, as Messi put Barca ahead with his 30th Champions League goal and 15th of the season in all competitions. The FC Copenhagen defence managed to crowd out Villa inside the area, but the loose ball fell to Messi who took one touch before firing in a right-footed shot that was too hot for Wiland to handle, the ball hitting the home custodian before flying in off the post. Barca enjoyed their lead for just 60 seconds, however, before the Danish league leaders drew level. Jesper Gronkjaer's cross was parried out by Valdes and fell perfectly for Claudemir, whose first-time volley took a slight deflection off Eric Abidal en route to finding the back of the net. Stale Solbakken's home side were giving as good as they got in an entertaining encounter and a well-struck shot from Oscar Wendt brought a good save out of Valdes in the 34th minute. It was Barca who would finish the first half the stronger, though, with Messi twice testing Wiland, who also saved from Villa. Wiland was back in the action in the second half to block Iniesta`s close-range shot before Seydou Keita flashed a shot just wide from the edge of the box. The 2009 European champions were looking the more likely scorers but they suffered a brief scare in the 74th minute when Dame N'doye - who had suffered a sickening collision with Valdes early - headed in a right-wing cross. However, the referee had spotted a clear push on Abidal by the Senegalese striker and ruled the goal out. With time running out the game looked certain to finish 1-1, but Barca almost snatched the points and a place in the last 16 when, two minutes into injury-time, another of their World Cup contingent Pedro curled in a shot from the top corner of the box that rebounded back off the inside of the far post.

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