Barcelona, second in Group E, need to beat Bayern Munich in their UEFA Champions League 2021-22 clash to advance into the last-16 stage. A draw or a loss would allow third-place Benfica to advance with a home win against already-eliminated Dynamo Kyiv.
Barcelona were heading towards another frustrating draw against Villarreal in La Liga 2021-22 when Memphis Depay scored in the 88th minute to break the shackles. Phillipe Coutinho added another in added-on time.
The 10 European qualifiers so far in the 32-team lineup are Belgium, France, England, Spain, Denmark, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Croatia and Serbia.
FIFA will make the playoffs draw on November 26 in Zurich. France, Germany, Belgium and Denmark are among the eventual 10 European group winners.
New Barcelona recruit Sergio Aguero had to be substituted in the 41st minute against Alaves after he felt dizzy, extending the injury list.
The 34-year-old Pique also became the oldest Champions League scorer for Barcelona. Barcelona will next play in La Liga 'clasico' vs Real Madrid on Sunday.
This was Ansu Fati's first start for Barcelona after coming off the bench in the last three matches. Prior to that, Fati was sidelined for 10 months due to injury.
In the process, Depay scored his 13th goal of the year for the Netherlands surpassing Patrick Kluivert's Dutch record of 12 in a calendar year.
Memphis Depay and Luuk de Jong scored a goal each for Barcelona as the Catalan giants won 3-0 and moved one place up to sixth.
Barcelona needed a 90th-minute equaliser from Ronald Araujo to save the blushes. The draw left Barcelona in seventh place in La Liga.
Antoine Griezmann netted a brace in France's 2-0 win over Finland while Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal had it easy against Azerbaijan
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Memphis, who signed for Barcelona on Saturday, scored the first goal in the 24th minute, while Wijnaldum's strike came in the 51st minute
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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