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Barcelona suffered: a historic match with a dramatic denouement in the Champions League. Video

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Antwerp beat Barcelona

The Belgian club Antwerp has won its first ever victory over a team from Spain in the Champions Cup/League. The day before, Marco van Bommel's team defeated Catalan side Barcelona 3-2 in an incredibly dramatic match, conceding and scoring in stoppage time.

Barcelona suffered: a historic match with a dramatic denouement in the Champions League. Video

Both teams had no tournament motivation and gave the fans a scoring show. The home team opened the scoring in the second minute thanks to a well-aimed shot by midfielder Arthur Vermeiren. The Catalans equalized just before halftime with a goal by forward Ferran Torres.

Barcelona suffered: a historic match with a dramatic denouement in the Champions League. Video

At the beginning of the second half, Antwerp's Vincent Janssen put his team ahead again. And in stoppage time, there was a real drama. First, in the 90+1th minute, Marc Guillaume again allowed the Catalans to equalize.

Barcelona suffered: a historic match with a dramatic denouement in the Champions League. Video

However, just 60 seconds later, Belgian forward George Ilenichena took advantage of a pass from deep in the field, went one-on-one and scored past the visitors' goalkeeper, provoking real madness in the stands.

Thanks to this victory, Antwerp managed to finish the group stage with points. This is the first time the Belgians have beaten the Spaniards in the most prestigious European club tournament. Previously, they lost three times to Barcelona and Real Madrid with a total score of 1:13. For the Catalans, this defeat was also their debut against Belgium.

Barcelona suffered: a historic match with a dramatic denouement in the Champions League. Video
Barcelona suffered: a historic match with a dramatic denouement in the Champions League. Video

As reported by OBOZ.UA, Shakhtar Donetsk lost to Porto in the decisive Champions League match and failed to qualify for the playoffs. A rare goal was scored in the game, which provoked a scandal.

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