FC Barcelona Lassa have come through a tricky test on Saturday to ensure a place in the quarter finals of the European League.

Edu Castro's side enjoyed most of the possession and most of the chances but it wasn’t until the last five minutes that Lucas Ordoñez finally broke the deadlock and Pau Bargalló sentenced the win.

And the main reason it took so long was some stunning goalkeeping from Benfica stopper Pedro Henriques.

Four wins from four games means Barça are the only side already guaranteed a place in the last eight, and just one point from their remaining two fixtures against Forte dei Marmi or Montreux will ensure they’ll be doing so as group winners.


Barça Lassa: Sergio Fernández, Barroso, Pablo Álvarez, Pau Bargalló, Panadero –starting five- Matias Pascual, Alabart, Lucas Ordoñez.

Benfica: Pedro Henriques, Valter Neves, Tiago Rafael, João Rodrigues, Carlos Nicolía –starting five- Jordi Adroher, Diogo Rafael, Miguel Rocha, Miguel Vieira.

Goals: 1-0, Lucas Ordoñez (min 45). 2-0, Pau Bargalló (min 49).

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