Barca edge past Dynamo to revive Champions League hopes at half-empty Camp Nou

Barcelona's Spanish defender Gerard Pique celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Group E football match between FC Barcelona and Dynamo Kiev at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on October 20, 2021. PHOTO/ AFP

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  • The attendance was recorded at 45,968, with several blocks of seating filled by only a handful of supporters for a game coach Ronald Koeman said the team had to win to have any chance of reaching the last 16

Gerard Pique sparked Barcelona's flailing Champions League campaign into life on Wednesday by scoring the only goal in a 1-0 win over Dynamo Kiev, a victory that was witnessed by a half-empty Camp Nou.

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