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.
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…
Our wall 💪💪 saved us tbh 🤧
— Erica (@EricaA_barca) October 23, 2019
He won us the game.
— crazygames (@HussDia) October 23, 2019
— H N (@xuseenxariir) October 23, 2019
Grande Marc… pic.twitter.com/MIiQ8jASu7
— Lucia® 🎗 (@MissLucia_SA) October 23, 2019
Once again Ter Stegen puts in another world class performance. Everyone realizes how great he is except his own national team crazy….
— Billy Sandoval (@BillySandoval9) October 23, 2019
The best of goalkeeper❤️.
— hadish (@ii____oi) October 23, 2019
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