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Barcelona vs Tottenham live blog, full-time: Barça finish group stage without loss, Spurs qualify to Round of 16

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Follow along as Barça finish their group stage journey!

FC Barcelona v FC Internazionale - UEFA Champions League Group B Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

FULL-TIME, Barcelona 1-1 Tottenham: We finish the group stage without a loss, and Spurs are moving on with Barça. So it’s pretty much a good night, especially since Barça played such a different team.


GOAL, Barcelona 1-1 Tottenham (Lucas 85’): SPURS ARE BACK IN IT! After Philippe Coutinho hits the post, Harry Kane finds himself in space on the counter and assists Lucas Moura for a giant goal. As it stands, Spurs are going to the Round of 16.


SECOND HALF KICKOFF! Barcelona 1-0 Tottenham: Come on, boys, let’s finish the job!


HALFTIME, Barcelona 1-0 Tottenham: Dembélé’s worldie was really the highlight of the half. Both teams had a few half-chances here and there, but nothing too dangerous for the goalkeepers. Very fun game, though, as expected. It’s like basketball, almost. Non-stop action up and down the field!


GOAL!!!!!!!!! Barcelona 1-0 Tottenham (Dembélé 7’): BARÇA TAKE THE LEAD!!!! Ousmane Dembélé robs the ball from Kyle Walker-Peters in midfield and goes on an INSANE run that ends with Harry Winks on the ground and the ball at the back of the net. WHAT. A. GOAL.


KICKOFF! Barcelona 0-0 Tottenham: Come on, boys! Don’t give me a heart attack. Please.


LINEUPS

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BARCELONA

Starting XI: Cillessen; Semedo, Lenglet, Vermaelen, Miranda; Aleñá, Rakitic, Arthur; Dembélé, Munir, Coutinho (4-3-3)

Bench: Ter Stegen, Piqué, Alba, Busquets, Vidal, Denis, Messi

TOTTENHAM

Starting XI: Lloris; Walker-Peters, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose; Sissoko, Winks; Eriksen, Alli, Son; Kane (4-2-3-1)

Bench: Gazzaniga, Davies, Dier, Skipp, Lamela, Lucas, Llorente


THE CHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMPIOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONS... WELCOME BACK, EUROPEAN FOOTBALL! Barcelona finish their Champions League group stage journey with a big game against Tottenham Hotspur at Camp Nou. Barça already have won the group, but Spurs must win to qualify in second place and this should be a great game. So follow along with us! LET’S LIVE BLOG!!!

(Note: the comments will be open only when the team news come out, because our commenter people love commenting and sometimes there are too many comments in the comments section)


MATCH INFO

Competition/Round: 2018-19 Champions League, Group B, Matchday 6

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 9pm CET/WAT (Barcelona & Nigeria), 8pm GMT (UK), 3pm ET, 12pm PT (USA), 1.30am IST (India, Wednesday)

Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Referee: Milorad Mažić (SRB)

HOW TO WATCH, STREAM CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

How to watch on TV: TNT (USA), BT Sport 3 (UK), SuperSport 6 (Nigeria), SONY TEN 2 (India), others

How to stream: Watch TNT (USA), BT Sport Live (UK), others


Matchday Thread Rules

We don’t have a lot of rules here, but there are a few things to keep in mind when joining our matchday threads:

Even if the referee sucks or we lose the game, no swearing. It’s just unnecessary. Also, don’t discuss illegal streaming links. Those who do it will be warned, and those who post links will be instantly banned. Finally, be nice to each other. This is a Barcelona community and we don’t need to offend one another.

Have fun with the game! Forever and ever, no matter the competition, VISCA EL BARÇA!