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Ferencvaros 0-3 Barcelona, Player Ratings: Dembele and Griezmann in thrilling form

With Lionel Messi left back in Spain, the two Frenchmen took the game to the Hungarians and won in convincing style

10:52pm on Wednesday 2nd December 2020
Paul Macdonald

Barcelona maintained their perfect record in the Champions League this season, winning their fifth game in a row by defeating Ferencvaros 3-0 away.

Antoine Griezmann, Ousmane Dembele and Martin Braithwaite all proved too good for the hosts in a thoroughly professional performance overall.

Ferencvaros 0-3 Barcelona: Player Ratings, Match Stats, Player Stats


Martin Braithwaite: 7.2

The forward has proven his worth to the Catalan giants in the past week, scoring twice last week in Kiev against Dynamo before netting the opener v Osasuna in La Liga at the weekend. And here he continued that form, scoring the second goal with a smart piece of strike play to get in front of the defender and angle Dembele's cross into the net.

And he effectively helped to put the game to bed after just half an hour, running clear of the defence only to be scythed down, allowing Dembele to slot home the penalty kick. At the moment, Barca look better with him in the team.

Antoine Griezmann: 8.0

Without Lionel Messi to worry about, Griezmann has been able to thrive in the last two Champions League outings, and he was once again on target here.

His superb flick through the goalkeeper's legs following Jordi Alba's low cross was a perfect way to open the match and he has a smile on his face for the first time in quite a while. Could this be the start of his Barca career, properly this time?


Ousmane Dembele: 8.6

After a dreadful run of fitness and form, Dembele is beginning to look match fit and he was in typically devastating form here.

His superb low cross allowed Braithwaite to prod into the corner of the net, then after Braithwaite won the penalty, he himself slotted neatly into the corner to effectively end the contest.

With Fati out until March, Dembele's return to prominence comes at the right time and Barcelona might finally be getting the player they spent all that money on.

Ferencvaros 0-3 Barcelona: Player Ratings, Match Stats, Player Stats

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