The Tremendous Cup champion reached the semifinals of the Cup after defeating essentially the most admired group within the League. The enjoyable, applauded and victorious profession of Actual ended 9 video games later in a stadium the place they haven’t received for 32 years, the Camp Nou. The victory was thought-about unattainable from the San Sebastian aspect as a result of area issue and since greater than half a sport was fought in numerical inferiority as a result of expulsion of Brais Méndez. Silva and Merino have been additionally absent, in any case he didn’t signal the give up till the final minute after a wonderful train towards a contradictory model of Barça.
Ter Stegen, Ronald Araújo, Alex Balde (Raphinha, min. 77), A. Christensen (Marcos Alonso, min. 91), Koundé, Busquets, Pedri (Kessié Franck, min. 77), Frenkie De Jong, Lewandowski, Gavi and Ousmane Dembélé (Ansu Fati, min. 84)
Remiro, Diego Rico (Aihen Muñoz, min. 45), Le Normand, Elustondo, Zubeldia, Brais, Martín Zubimendi, Pablo Marín (Jon Ander Olasagasti, min. 77), Take Kubo (Robert Navarro, min. 77), Sörloth ( Carlos Fernández, min. 87) and Oyarzabal (Barrenetxea, min. 45)
targets 1-0 min. 51: Ousmane Dembele.
Referee Jesus Gil Manzano
Yellow playing cards Busquets (min. 55), Pedri (min. 58) and Martín Zubimendi (min. 66)
purple playing cards Brais (min. 40)
The Catalans shaped with their greatest lineup, together with Ter Stegen, a circumstance that certifies the seriousness with which the appointment was taken and in addition ensures the integrity of Actual. Barça culminated with an exceptional objective yesterday from Dembélé, their greatest stretch of the sport after which he gave himself as much as Ter Stegen to save lots of the 1-0. The goalkeeper took two photographs from Robert Navarro, enabled by an error by the identical goalkeeper, and within the final play from Olasagasti.
Barça pressed from the beginning, very stretched from a line of three centrals, sturdy in stress and alive within the preparation, extra protagonist than Actual. The blue and whites solely surpassed the Catalans when the ball was in Ter Stegen’s space. The goalkeeper’s proper foot then gave approach to the sport in the hunt for Dembélé. The ball jumped the stress traces and the Catalans ceaselessly reached ending positions or the nook flag when the protection organized by Imanol mediated. The individuals from San Sebastián couldn’t get the leather-based and the coach didn’t cease correcting Rico, overwhelmed by the unbalancing Dembélé.
The deep and quick Barca soccer solely wanted a shot and subsequently a objective to finish set-up within the chilly Camp Nou, very atmospheric and then again much less populated than within the League. It took La Actual half an hour to depart their area properly oriented after defensive train that left Remiro virtually remarkable. The presentation shot from San Sebastian hit the crossbar after a wonderful maneuver by Pablo Marín enabled Take Kubo’s set off. The match was treasured as a result of curiosity of the gamers and the colourful sport between the 2 groups that led to the continued intervention of Gil Manzano.
The referee warned greater than admonished the offenders till he despatched off Brais Méndez for a deal with on Busquets’ ankle after consulting the VAR. The referee, obtained with a whistle for having fired Lewandowski at El Sadar, modified the yellow card for a purple one and Actual was left with 10 and with out considered one of their fittest footballers, decisive in a machine room wherein they already Merino and Silva have been lacking. The get together turned once more within the path of Imanol’s body. The Catalans, nonetheless, lacked endurance and finesse to keep away from the crowds that occurred earlier than Remiro.
Reached the break with 0-0 and organized the match 10 towards 11, Imanol switched to the left-back, Rico surpassed by Aihen, and put Barrenetxea by Oyarzabal. The match demanded legs and lungs and the worldwide striker remains to be not match after the ligament damage suffered in Zubieta. Dembélé didn’t care about Rico or Aihen and he unlocked Actual’s objective with a treasured play as a result of pace and energy of his shot after go from Koundé. The French winger grabbed the again of his markers and bent the left arm of the stunned Remiro.
In favor of the rating, Barcelona ignored the sport and the ball and started to concede fouls, repetitive in losses and weak on their court docket, permeable to a Take Kubo assault from the left that left Sorloth within the objective mouth . The striker, who already has 12 targets, missed an empty objective, defeated Ter Stegen. The transfer alerted the Catalans, who returned to the cost and, based mostly on their numerical superiority, subdued the decimated Actual. There was even a shot off Gavi’s crossbar to lastly attend a double alternative for Actual with Robert Navarro and Olasagasti, now with out Dembélé on the sphere, changed and applauded as a determine of the match by the Camp Nou.
The victory went to Barcelona, the respect for a meritorious, aggressive and decimated Actual in Cup sport.
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