Barcelona will host Ukranian side Dynamo Kyiv in the Group stage Matchweek 3 of the UEFA champions league 2020/21 season. Catalan side will be without brazilian midfield maestro Coutinho in the match against Kyiv. All eyes will be on teenage sensation Ansu Fati who has been super so far this season.
Barcelona will be aiming perfect start to their UCL campaign
Barcelona will be looking to focus on their UCl campaign where they have previously failed to make a name for themselves. Lionel Messi and Co. will be looking to quickly turn around their fortunes in their UCL campaign after poor start to their La Liga season. Barcelona are without a win for four consecutive La Liga games and are currently placed 12th in the League. On the contrary, Ronald Koeman side have perfect start to their UCL campaign. Barcelona have beaten Juventus and Ferencvaros in the group stages of the champions league. While thier La Liga form is a concern Koeman will be looking to his players to continue their fine form in UCL.
Lionel Messi form a concern for Ronald Koeman
Lionel Messi and his goal drought are the two words which are contradictory to each other. While the Argentine has scored 2 goals in the champions league for both of them coming from spot kick. Lionel Messi barren run from the open play will be a concern for Koeman going forward in the campaign. Lionel Messi has been pioneer in the success for Barcelona over the past few years. It will be no brainer to say that Koeman will be concerned the most about Messi lack of goals. After a controversial summer with Messi wanting to leave Barca to him forced to stay, it will be curious to see how Messi makes amends and focus on this season. Lionel Messi is a world beater and has continously proved us with his on field skills.