The Rosario marked the way with the 1-0, penalty (PT 27m), caused by the infraction that was committed in the area.
Rosario’s goal, number 116 in Champions League, gave Barcelona peace of mind that in the opening minutes it was demanded by the Hungarian team, leader in the league of their country and that they entered the group stage in the qualifying round with victories against Celtic of Scotland and Dinamo of Zagreb of Croatia .
Messi was positioned as number “9” by order of the coach Ronald Koeman, accompanied by the youth Ansu fati, author of the second (PT 41m) and Trincao, in his Champions League debut instead of the French Antoine Griezmann.
The all-time top scorer of Barcelona He also participated in the construction of the play that led to the Brazilian’s goal Coutinho (ST 6m).
The youthful Spanish midfielder Pedri (ST 37m) sealed the fourth with assistance from the French Dembele, who contributed the fifth (ST 43m) with a pass from Messi that in the last play, free kick, was close to the sixth.
The ukrainian Igor Kharatin (ST 24m) marked the discount, from the twelve steps, whose previous play generated the direct expulsion of the defender Gerard Piqué.
Messi scored for the 16th consecutive season in the Champions League and equaled the English mark Ryan Giggs, although this one did it in different editions.
Messi and Barcelona they returned to play a Champions League game from the historic 2-8 against Bayern Münich of Germany, which triggered the most resounding conflict of the year.
The Rosario faced a Hungarian team for the second time. The first occurred with his failed debut in the Argentine national team in 2005, the day he was expelled with only 43 seconds on the court.
Barcelona, who had just lost to Getafe for La Liga, remains undefeated at home in Champions League and stretched to 37 games without defeats. The streak began in September 2013, with 33 wins and four draws.
The next engagement of Barcelona It will be on October 28 before Juventus of Italy, who in the first turn defeated as a visitor Dynamo Kyiv of Ukraine by 2 to 0, with two of the Spanish Alvaro Morata.
The Italian team played without the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, who tested positive for coronavirus and is recovering at home.
Zenit of Russia, with forward Sebastian Driussi, lost at home to Bruges of Belgium 2-1 in group F. In the same area, Lazio of Italy, with forward Joaquín Correa, beat Borussia Dortmund of Germany 3-1 in Rome.
Sevilla from Spain, with Lucas Ocampos and Marcos Acuña, summoned in the last double day of the South American Qualifiers, they drew goalless against Chelsea of England, in London, for group E, which also registered the draw of Rennes of France and Krasnodar of Russia by 1 to 1.
For group H, Paris Saint Germain from France, with Angel Di Maria, lost 2 to 1 in the French capital against Manchester United from England, and Leipzig from Germany beat at home Basaksehi Turkey by 2 to 0.
The first date of the group stage will continue tomorrow with:
Group A: Salzburg of Austria-Lokomotiv of Russia; Bayern Münich of Germany-Atlético de Madrid of Spain.
Group B: Real Madrid of Spain-Shakhtar of Ukraine; Inter from Italy-Borussia Moenchengladbach from Germany.
Group C: Manchester City of England-Port of Portugal; Olympiakos of Greece-Olympique of Marseille of France.
Group D: Ajax of the Netherlands-Liverpool of England; Midtjylland from Norway-Atalanta from Italy.
The final of the Champions League will be on May 29, 2021 in Istanbul, Turkey.