Lamine Yamal bathroom break leaves Barça a man down for almost 10 minutes vs Porto

Lamine Yamal in action for Barcelona against Porto in the Champions League in October 2023.
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Barcelona found themselves a man down for almost 10 minutes in their Champions League clash at Porto on Wednesday night after youngster Lamine Yamal took an extended bathroom break at the Estadio do Dragao.

The forward was named in the line-up against Porto by coach Xavi and became the youngest starter in Chamoions League history at 16 years and 83 days.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.