Borisov: Gutor; Kontsevoy, Filipenko, Simic, Bordachev; Volodko, Olekhnovich; Rudik (Aleksiyan 60'), Bressan (Kurlovich 83'), Baga; Kezman (Skavysh 57'). 4-2-3-1. Barcelona: Víctor Valdés; Dani Alves, Puyol, Mascherano, Abidal (Adriano 62'); Xavi (Fàbregas 59'), Thiago, Keita; Pedro (Maxwell 69'), Messi, David Villa. 4-3-3.
0-1. 19. Volodko (own goal). Deflected in Alves cross under pressure from Messi
0-2. 22. Pedro. Got in front of keeper to head Villa's chipped cross in to net.
0-3. 38. Messi. Header from close to goal after Gutor dropped Pedro's cross.
0-4. 56. Messi. Picked up return pass from Alves and struck angled shot in to net.
0-5. 91. David Villa. Ran on to Thiago pass and struck shot across keeper.
Barcelona cruised to the top of their group after an easy 0-5 win at BATE Borisov. After their opening draw against Milan, Guardiola's side really needed to win this one. But any doubts they had were dissipated as they went three up by the break. With almost all of the play in the BATE half, Volodko turned an Alves cross in to his own net under pressure from Messi, and Pedro headed the second from Villa's chipped cross soon afterwards. Volodko almost scored at the other end, but Villa brought a good save out of Gutor before the keeper tried bouncing Pedro's cross rather than catching it cleanly, and Messi nipped in to head it cheekily in to the net. Messi went close two or three more times either side of the break before picking up a return pass from Alves to score his team's fourth. And with the game in injury time some sloppy defending allowed Villa to run through and complete the scoring.