PSV Eindhoven 1-2 Barcelona: Leagues League League Group with a winning game

Pique struck Barca to the other from the clever free kick of Messi

Barcelona ensured they will get to the elimination round of the Champions League as the Group B winners with a PSV victory.

The Spanish side has already qualified for the last 16 but topped with Lionel Messi strike and Gerard Pique is a clever second.

Pique dug into the lower corner in what looked like a planned move from Messi's sweep when the Argentine fired home over the crowd.

Luuk de Jong recorded a late consolation for PSV, which lacks a lot of chances.

After completing the game, Pique said the goal was "practiced," but Messi later suggested that it was a part of happiness because he denied the defense.

"It was not tried," Messi said. "That's a lie.

"It was a bad free kick, Pique was there and the goal was just happy."

The Dutch side hit Barca's skeleton four times before finally finding the net, the five-time European champions repeatedly exposed on the back.

This led to the nervous ending of the match for Barcu and Denzel Dumfries had a strong penalty for the injury, which he renounced when Clement Lenglet appeared to have caught him in the box with a clumsy task.

Barca led the second place of Tottenham by six points,

Their final match in the group is at home on the side of Maurice Pochettina on Tuesday, December 11, when Inter Host Party PSV.

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