The centre-back offered an help and helped the Catalans preserve a clear sheet on his introduction to first-team soccer
Barcelona debutant Oscar Mingueza couldn’t cover his delight after coming by his first expertise with flying colors towards Dynamo Kyiv on Wednesday.
Pedri, Trincao, Sergino Dest, Carles Alena and Junior Firpo additionally featured in a youthful line-up, whereas the likes of Jordi Alba and Antoine Griezmann dropped to the bench and Lionel Messi was unnoticed of the matchday squad altogether.
Koeman’s gamble paid off in a simple 4-Zero win for the guests, with Martin Braithwaite netting twice following Dest’s opener and Griezmann coming off the bench to hit the fourth of the night.
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Mingueza seemed strong in the course of defence alongside Clement Lenglet and, with Gerard Pique set to overlook as much as six months after struggling ligament harm, he hopes to step up and have on a extra common foundation within the Blaugrana first crew.
“I’m actually, actually blissful after so a few years and every thing that I’ve suffered to play right here. It is a dream to debut within the Champions League for one of the best membership on the planet,” he beamed to Barca TV.
“I spent all week questioning if I might play or not and once I discovered I used to be so blissful.
“I used to be a bit of nervous and I considered my household, my girlfriend and the people who know what I’ve suffered and the work behind reaching this level.
“I hope that that is the beginning of one thing massive. I performed effectively, we did not give a lot away, the crew was switched on after we misplaced the ball.
“With the rhythm we performed with, they ended up tiring. We performed effectively with and with out the ball.”
Mingueza’s debut included a advantageous help to arrange Braithwaite’s first purpose of the Group G fixture, and he earned excessive reward from Alba for his contribution to Barca’s victory.
“He is a child who has been coaching with us for a very long time and at this time he performed an incredible recreation and assisted Braithwaite’s purpose,” the full-back, who entered the sport off the bench changing Lenglet, advised reporters after the sport.
“Defensively he was superb, it did not seem to be his debut with the primary crew.”