Video: Barcelona 3 – 1 Olympiacos [Champions League] Highlights
Barcelona 3 – 1 Olympiacos [Champions League] Highlights video, mp4 download
Barcelona were not made to pay for Gerard Pique’s needless red card as Lionel Messi scored his 100th European goal against Olympiacos.
Lionel Messi brought up 100 goals in European club competitions as Barcelona made light of Gerard Pique’s red card to cruise to a 3-1 Champions League Group D win over Olympiacos.
Ernesto Valverde saw his team hit the front after 18 minutes against his former employers when Dimitris Nikolaou put through his own net and a straightforward outing in teeming rain at Camp Nou seemed on the cards.
But Olympiacos were given a route back into the contest when Pique, already booked, turned in a saved shot from Gerard Deulofeu with his hand and referee Willie Collum was in no doubt the Spain centre-back had to go.