Survival in Kiev


EI Dinamo-Barça tonight (9:00 p.m., Olimpiyskiy) It is not the Party of Death, the one who in 1942 pitted the Star, a combination of various Kiev teams, against the Nazi soldiers at the Star Stadium on Shodulenka Street. But it is a survival match. The Barça I know play a lot. In terms of prestige, so worn out in recent years in Europe; and in economic terms, with 20 million euros of budget dancing. To the Catalans, to continue depending on themselves and have some control over the situation in the group, They only need to win (follow the game live on

“After facing the three teams, I see it very difficult for Barça to qualify.” The phrase of Mircea Lucescu placeholder image, rescued after 1-0 two weeks ago at the Camp Nou, he only has three interpretations. One, he ended up hot from defeat. Two, wanted heat up the match of tonight in the Olimpiyskiy. Three, simply tell the truth. For now, the classification of the group agrees with the Romanian histrionic.

The Dynamo, leader of the Ukrainian League ahead of Shakhtar, did not show too many things in the Camp Nou game, even if it has an interesting player like the triangle they form Shaparenko, Tsygankov or Sydorchuk.

The Sergi’s interim, the fifth provisional coach of Barça in history (before him, Enric Rabassa, Romero, Rexach after the dismissal of Cruyff, and Toño de la Cruz) will remember by this party from Kiev. The team is low, but at the last minute they have called up and Frenkie de Jong, Araújo, Ansu and Dembélé got on the plane. There are too many things at stake.

Sergi He did not fall apart like a flan in front of the media yesterday and he did not evade his responsibility. “For make you respect, you have to win matches; it’s time to give a knock on the table“Tonight, in Kiev, the shield plays more than the footballers in the Olimpiyskiy. We will see what young and old know how to hold it.

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