TI have a departure Ronald Koeman could not provide a lift that Barcelona could have hoped as they drew 1-1 at home with Alaves last weekend, but it is vital that the interim boss Sergi Barjuan able to guide Blaugrana to the much-needed three points in Champions League how do they take on Dynamo Kiev this Tuesday evening at the NSC Olimpiyskiy.
Dynamo Kiev 0: 0 Barcelona – LIVE SCORE
This is the beginning of our Dynamo Kiev vs Barcelona live blog where we publish news about this Champions League group stage game. As always, the most recent entries.
18:45 GMT: Barcelona squad confirmed: Ansu Fati returns
Sergi Barjuan still lacks many key players beyond the last injury to Sergio Aguero, but the interim boss does indeed welcome Frenkie de Jong to the starting lineup, as well as Ansu Fati.
Barcelona confirmed the start of the XI: Marc Andre ter Stegen, Oscar Mingeza, Eric Garcia, Clement Lenglet, Jordi Alba; Sergio Busquets, Frenkie de Jong, Nico Gonzalez, Gavi, Memphis Depay and Ansu Fati.
18:00 GMT: Who will fill Barcelona’s attacking void?
It was a painful start for Barcelona with poor performance all over the pitch. The front line is of particular concern to Blaugrana, who have scored just one goal in three UEFA Champions League group stage matches. The news that Sergio Aguero will be away for three months only exacerbates their misery, and therefore the question remains: who will just start attacking Barcelona on Tuesday?
17:00 GMT: preview of Dynamo Kiev – Barcelona
With just one Champions League win their name so far this season, Barcelona know that one more three-point catch will be enough when they get to slaughter. Dynamo Kiev in Ukraine on Tuesday night.
Catalans without recently laid off Ronald Koeman, already lost to both Benfica and Bayern Munich in Group E of the Champions League, leaving them in third place after beating Dynamo Kiev last time. The Ukrainian side has one point, playing against Benfica, but Barcelona don’t want to be content with Europa League football in the new year and so they know they need to win on Tuesday and then hope for the best in return matches against the Portuguese team and Bavaria have a chance to progress.
It won’t be easy for Barcelonaalthough as a temporary coach Sergi Barjuan there is a crisis of trauma to deal with. It will be difficult just to assemble the starting XI.
Dynamo Kiev – Barcelona predicted line-ups
Predicted Dynamo Kiev squad: Georgy Buschan; Tomash Kedziora, Ilya Zabarny, Alexander Syrota, Alexander Karavaev; Nikolay Shaparenko, Sergey Sidorchuk; Carlos de Pena, Vitaly Buyalsky, Victor Tsygankov; Ilya Shkurin.
Predicted Barcelona squad: Marc-André ter Stegen; Oscar Mingeza, Eric Garcia, Clement Lenglet, Jordi Alba; Gavi, Sergio Busquets, Nico Gonzalez; Sergino Dest, Memphis Depay, Philippe Coutinho.
Dynamo Kiev – Barcelona: when will it start?
Dynamo Kiev vs Barcelona Champions League scheduled for 21:00 CET starting Tuesday 2 November. Viewers in the United Kingdom can tune in from 8:00 pm GMT, while those in the United States can watch from 4:00 pm ET or 1:00 pm ET.
Dynamo Kiev – Barcelona: where to watch it?
In the United Kingdom Dynamo Kiev vs Barcelona will be streamed on BT Sport 3 or BT Sport app. In the US, the game can be seen on Paramount + or TUDNxtra.