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Openings continue to be found but clear cut ones not. Olympiacos are working hard to smother the chances being created in their own final third, but are positively looking for opportunities to counter when it feels safe to do so.
The guests are adding a greater proportion of the possession in the early stages of the second half but Olympiacos see an opening again as Diogo Figueiras has space to deliver from the right. And the chances have come for both sides, generally from those styles of play.
Another chance for the the blaugrana who are finding delightfully weighted passes in the channels but the speed that the home players are getting in and covering is impressive. Great chance for Barça sees Messi clip a rushed shot wide of the post.
It was a move started by the Argentine who played in Luis Suárez to run at the keeper but the Uruguayan held it up tapped it back to Messi and the chance was gone. First Messi tries to roll in Denis, then they work it to the right and Deulofeu fires it low across the area but it's blocked early at the front post.
With Juventus and Sporting Clube de Portugal also sharing the points, Barcelona hold onto their advantage at the top of the group with 10 points, having extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 15 matches with 13 wins and two draws. A first point in the group for Olympiacos leaves them with an outside chance of continuing in Europe after Christmas.
Barça drop their first points but remain in pole position for top spot.
An important tackle from Panagiotis Tachtsidis stops the danger before it reaches the 18-yard box.
We brought you live coverage of the Champions League Group D match between Olympiacos and Barcelona from the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Piraeus.
The game finished goalless but there was plenty of action to keep us interested throughout.
Barcelona then try some speedy one-twos in a vain attempt to get around the compact defence. As the ball drops to a level he can get an effort away he's under pressure and the lob lands on top of the net.
That change by Limonis was as much tactical from a player perspective as from a chance to relieve some of the building momentum from Barça.
Olympiacos smell a chance at the other end and put a three, then four, then five-man press deep in the Barça half.