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Lionel Messi was among the substitutes as Barcelona won their last Champions League bunch amusement 2-0 against Sporting CP.

Jeremy Mathieu scored a claim objective on his arrival to Camp Nou as Barcelona toiled to a 2-0 prevail upon Sporting CP with Lionel Messi a moment half substitute.

Mentor Ernesto Valverde selected to rest his side’s star player and looked as any semblance of Luis Suarez and Aleix Vidal fizzled for right around a hour against Jorge Jesus’ very much penetrated Sporting group.

Paco Alcacer scored the opener minutes before Messi’s 61st-minute presentation, which provoked a checked change in Barcelona’s play as what was one moment win in five excursions for Valverde’s men finished with the home side in charge.

Donning went into the diversion requiring a popular triumph and Olympiacos to deny Juventus most extreme focuses, yet neither appeared notwithstanding a respectable execution in which the Portuguese sid coordinated LaLiga’s pioneers for long stretches.

After a rancorous Barcelona exit toward the finish of last season, Mathieu’s late claim objective guaranteed the outcome guaranteed the outcome complimented his previous club, who flopped on numerous occasions to make the most of their last go until the point that Messi went ahead.

Valverde will trust his side can keep on building force in front of a Clasico with Real Madrid on December 23, while Sporting drop into the Europa League knockout stages.

Last shriek at Camp Nou!

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Donning kept Barcelona calm for the opening 12 minutes of the diversion, and still, after all that the home side marshaled simply a theoretical Denis Suarez shot that flew over from 20 yards.

Aleix Vidal swelled high of the objective from the edge of the case five minutes after the fact, yet Andre Gomes ran nearer with a low drive from comparable range that flew barely wide.

The strangely calm Luis Suarez burst into the punishment zone and adjusted Sebastian Coates following 23 minutes, just to be denied by a decent spare from Rui Patricio at his feet.

Bruno Fernandes gave Jasper Cillessen an uncommon touch of the ball when the Barcelona goalkeeper spared his agreeable shot, before Denis Suarez moved through a line of protectors on the edge of the Sporting box yet misinterpreted his go to Vidal and the principal half finished goalless.

Jesus sent on Gelson Martins and Bas Dost for the second half as Sporting rolled the dice to attempt to compel an outcome and the previous dragged a shot wide of Cillessen’s objective in the 52nd moment.

With Messi taking off on the touchline, Barcelona led the pack just before the hour check when Denis Suarez’s corner discovered Alcacer at the close post and he flicked the ball into the far corner with an all around put header.

Before Messi could contribute on the pitch, Dost ended up with a magnificent opportunity to level five yards from objective and with just Cillessen to beat, yet the goalkeeper influenced a splendid response to spare to keep Barcelona ahead.

With nine minutes left, Denis Suarez sustained Messi who twisted a sweetly struck left-footed shot towards objective, however Patricio spared one-gave at full extend.

There was a coldblooded wind in the story for Sporting and Mathieu, who transformed Denis Suarez’s cross into his own net to keep the ball achieving Alcacer at the far post, and his intercession gave Barcelona an edge of triumph they scarcely merited.