Barcelona trashed Dynamo Kyiv 4-0 on Matchday 4 of the UEFA Champions League.
Barcelona confirmed their qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League as they thrashed
Dynamo Kyiv in Group G.
Despite resting Lionel Messi for the trip to Ukraine, it proved a comfortable evening for Ronald Koeman‘s side,
who have won all four of their group games
Barcelona confirmed their qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League, Sergino Dest’s driven effort
provided the opener and Martin Braithwaite scored twice. France striker Antoine Griezmann rounded
off the scoring late on. Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman named a vastly changed starting lineup
and handed starts to three players, while academy product Oscar Mingueza made his first-team debut.
The extremely youthful side had a mean age of just 24 years and 206 days, which made it the Blaugrana’s
youngest starting lineup in the competition since 2011.
It was one of the youngsters that got the ball rolling for Barcelona in the second half, with Sergino Dest’s goal
making him the youngest defender to score a Champions League goal for the club.
The win moves the Catalan giants up to 12 points in Group G of the Champions League and here,
we shall have a rundown of five talking points from the fixture.