2007/08 UEFA Champions League: Stuttgart vs. Barcelona

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Tuesday, October 2, 2007

October 2, 2007
8:45 PM (CET)
Stuttgart 0–2 Barcelona Gottlieb Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart
Attendance: 51,300
Referee: Martin Hansson
Substituted off after 63 minutes 63' Osorio
Substituted on after 63 minutes 63' Marica
Substituted off after 76 minutes 76' Fanerud
Substituted off after 76 minutes 76' Khedira
Substituted on after 76 minutes 76' Magnin
Substituted on after 76 minutes 76' Meißner
Match Report
Minute-By-Minute
Substituted off after 7 minutes 7' Marquez
Substituted on after 7 minutes 7' Puyol
Booked after 41 minutes 41' Messi
Scored after 53 minutes 53' (1) Puyol
Substituted off after 64 minutes 64' Puyol
Substituted on after 64 minutes 64' Sylvinho
Scored after 67 minutes 67' (2) Messi
Substituted off after 82 minutes 82' Ronaldinho
Substituted on after 82 minutes 82' Bojan

Barcelona beat Stuttgart 2-0 to remain tied at the top Group E today in a game that saw plenty of chances for both sides.

Barcelona Defender Carles Puyol scored from a few metres in the 53rd minute after a rebound off of Stuttgart goalkeeper Raphael Schäfer after failed to hold on to a header from Ronaldinho. Messi secured the victory 14 minute later.

Rangers and Barcelona, who both lead Group E with 6 Points, faces each other the next 2 matchdays while Stuttgart and Olympique Lyonnais will face each other the next 2 matchdays.

Starting Lineups, Substitutes' Benches' & Statistics

Starting lineup
Stuttgart Barcelona
# Player # Player
1 Raphael Schäfer (GK) 1 Víctor Valdés (GK)
3 Ricardo Osorio 4 Rafael Márquez
5 Serdar Taşçı 6 Xavi
6 Fernando Meira 8 Andrés Iniesta
8 Alexander Farnerud 10 Ronaldinho
13 Pável Pardo 14 Thierry Henry
15 Arthur Boka 19 Lionel Messi
18 Cacau 20 Deco
19 Roberto Hilbert 21 Lilian Thuram
28 Sami Khedira 22 Éric Abidal
33 Mario Gomez 23 Oleguer Presas
Substitutes' Bench
2 Andreas Beck 5 Carles Puyol
4 Gledson 7 Eiður Guðjohnsen
7 Silvio Meißner 16 Sylvinho Mendes
9 Ewerthon 17 Giovani dos Santos
12 Michael Langer (GK) 25 Albert Jorquera (GK)
20 Ciprian Marica 26 Marc Crosas
21 Ludovic Magnin 27 Bojan
Statistics
Statistic Stuttgart Barcelona
Total Shots: 17 12
Shots on Goal: 7 9
Fouls: 11 8
Offsides: 3 3
Corner Kicks: 4 8

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