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Barcelona: Fans laud Marc-Andre Ter Stegen following performance against Slavia Prague

Barcelona: Fans laud Marc-Andre Ter Stegen following performance against Slavia Prague

Barcelona narrowly edged past Slavia Prague in the Champions League last night, beating the Czech outfit 2-1 away from home.

Lionel Messi’s third-minute opener may have had most anticipating a rout from the Catalans, however, the hosts battled well throughout and hit back through left-back Jan Boril five minutes after the break.

An unfortunate own goal from striker Peter Olayinka saw Barca regain their lead just seven minutes later, with Ernesto Valverde’s side obtaining all three points come full time.

Barcelona were extremely lucky to come away with a win, though, with their opponents registering 24 shots on goal throughout the 90 minutes – nine of which were on target.

Goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen was in stellar form for his side last night, shutting out Slavia Prague on numerous occasions to ensure his side took the lead at the top of Group F.

WhoScored awarded the German shot-stopper an overall rating of 7.96/10 for his performance last night, and it’s fair to say that many fans of the club were in agreement with that on social media, as shown by these Tweets below…

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