Barcelona guaranteed they will achieve the Champions League knockout stage as Group B champs with triumph at PSV.
The Spanish side had effectively met all requirements for the last 16 however fixed best spot with a Lionel Messi strike and Gerard Pique’s shrewd second.
Arouse cut into the base corner in what resembled an arranged move from Messi’s cleared conveyance, after the Argentine terminated home through a group.
Luuk de Jong scored a late relief for PSV, who botched a large group of opportunities.
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After the diversion, Pique said that the development to his objective was “rehearsed”, yet Messi later recommended there was a component of fortunes required, as he denied the protector’s case.
“It was not practiced,” Messi said. “That is a lie.
“It was a gravely taken free-kick, Pique was there and the objective was simply fortunate.”
The Dutch side hit the casing of Barca’s objective multiple times previously at long last finding the net, with the five-time European bosses over and again uncovered at the back.
It prompted a cheeky end to the counterpart for Barca, and Denzel Dumfries had solid damage time punishment yell turned down after Clement Lenglet seemed to get him in the container with a cumbersome test.
With one apparatus to go, Barca lead second-put Tottenham by six, with Spurs in front of Inter Milan on objective contrast,
Their last match of the gathering stage is at home to Mauricio Pochettino’s side on Tuesday, 11 December, when Inter have base side PSV.