FC Barcelona traveled to Russia to face Spartak Moscow in the fifth game of the Champions League group stage. The game would turn out to be a full domination by Barcelona.
Dani Alves opened the scoring with a scorching volley before Lionel Messi added a two goals to seal a 3-0 win. The overall play from both teams was something to be proud of as Spartak refused to quit.
With this win, Barcelona have officially qualified for the next stage of the Champions League. However, the remaining games will determine if they finish as group leaders.
Many lessons were learned in Russia—let's take a look a few of those lessons.