PSV Eindhoven vs. Barcelona - Football Match Report

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PSV Eindhoven did all it could to stifle Lionel Messi. But sometimes it doesn't work and that has to do with the quality of the player.

Messi's goal saw him break another record, surpassing Cristiano Ronaldo as the most prolific Champions League scorer for a single club with his 106th .

Valverde, though, was extremely satisfied with another three points as Barca wrapped up top spot in Group B with a game to spare - they host Tottenham in their final game at Camp Nou on December 11. The draw allowed Sevilla to pass Barcelona for first in La Liga.

"We have achieved our objective of finishing top of a hard group", he said. It is only once again the confirmation that we can very well keep up with these teams'.

PSV unlucky not to go into the break at least one goal in front after twice hitting the frame of the goal.

It was Barcelona thanking their lucky stars just before halftime when De Jong's header from a free kick came off the bar and the follow-up by Denzel Dumfries struck the post.




De Jong set up a frenetic finish with his headed goal but Barcelona were able to hold on under heavy home pressure.

'PSV played well. They were very lively on the counter-attack and the balls we lost meant they were able to get into unsafe positions and even hit the woodwork a few times.

De Jong made amends from his earlier miss lobbing Ter Stegen from six yards with a header in the closing stages. PSV is 0-1-3, and while it would have liked to make the round of 16, the goal probably has shifted to trying to finish in third and enter the Europa League. With Suarez out, Ousame Dembele will likely move into the starting XI.

Valverde started Clement Lenglet in defense instead of Samuel Umtiti, who returned to play at the weekend for the first time since the end of September due to a left knee injury, but felt discomfort in the knee in training Tuesday.

Here's a detailed look at every player's performance on the night.

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