Barça having beaten Port by seven goals Wednesday Champions League meet. A strong performance in the first half set up what turned out to be a definitive lead that grew after the break with no drop in intensity. Alex gomez led the way with 12 spectacular goals.
Having won 3-0 from the start, there was no turning back as the Catalans led 12-6 within a quarter of an hour in a game that already seemed to have just one winner, and This despite the red card from Pérez de Vargas.
Porto continued to fight, never giving up on the cause, but Barca were good value for a result that ended a two-game losing streak in Europe.
Barça: Pérez de Vargas (-), Aleix Gómez (12), Dika Mem (3), Thiagus Petrus (1), Ludovic Fabregas (3), N’Guessan (4), Aitor Ariño (2), Blaz janc (1), Luka Cindric (8), Domen Makuc (1), Langaro (1), Maciel (-), Ali Zein (-) & Ben Ali (2).
Porto: Nikola Mitrevski (-). António Areia (1), Fábio Magalhães (9), Rui Silva (1), Daymaro Salina (2), Ivan Sliskovic (1), Leonel Fernandes (-), Pedro Veitia (-), Victor manuel Iturriza (2), Pedro Cruz (6), Diogo de Abreu (3), Diogo Branquinho (4) & Miguel Alves (2).
Periods: 3-0, 7-4, 12-6, 14-17, 16-10, 20-13 (HT), 24-15, 28-18, 29-20, 31-24, 33-26, 38-31