Barcelona beat Porto and reached the knockout stages of the Champions League

Shakhtar will compete with the Portuguese team for the second spot in Group H

Barcelona beat Porto in the home match of the fifth round Champions League 2023/24 – 2:1.

The guests opened the scoring midway through the first half after a precise strike from striker Pepe. However, Barcelona bounced back within two minutes – João Cancelo scored from Pedri’s cross.

After the break, the Portuguese defender took part in the second goal of the blue garnets. Cancelo assisted another Portuguese, Joao Felix, who set the final score.

Barcelona scored 12 points and took clear first place in Group H. Xavi’s team secured participation in the Champions League playoffs. Porto remains in second place with nine points, ahead of Shakhtar in additional indicators.

In the final round, the blue garnets will play away against Antwerp. In the match with Shakhtar, Porto will determine the owner of the second spot in the Champions League playoffs from Group H. The sixth round matches will be held on December 13.

  • Champions League 2023/24. Group H

Barcelona — Porto — 2:1 (1:1)

Goals: Cancelo, 32, Felix, 57 – Pepe, 30

Source: Sportarena

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