Spanish giants Barcelona is one of the most powerful clubs in the European competition and always they are considered as the top-rated opponent to their opponents. In the last season, they have won the Spanish La Liga title and went too close to the Champions League title but bad luck followed them. Against the Reds in the first leg in the semi-final, Barcelona won by a 3 – 0 goal aggregation and almost sure of moving to the final. But in the 2nd leg, they faced an impossible defeat and ruled out from the competition. Besides, they have also moved to the final of the Copa del Rey but once again missed the title. Now, before the beginning of the new season, Barcelona won the Joan Gamper Trophy 2019.
Joan Gamper Trophy is an annual football competition and before the new La Liga season start, the competition used to take place to respect the founder of the Spanish club Barcelona and former player. This time, it was the 54th season of the Joan Gamper Trophy. And also Barcelona has taken a good preparation by winning the match against Premier League club Arsenal.
A late goal from Suarez wins the hosts the Gamper Trophy
Congratulations, @FCBarcelona 🏆
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) August 4, 2019
Barcelona which Spanish club was grounded earlier today excluding Lionel Messi. though Messi was benched and enjoyed the match. Still, Barcelona dominated the whole match against the Gunners and won by a 2 – 1 goal. At the Camp Nou, earlier today the 54th edition of Joan Gamper tournament took place and the team of Ernesto Valverde.
— 433 (@official433) August 4, 2019
Based on the amazing skill of Aubameyang which was assisted by Ozil, Arsenal went ahead in the 36th minute of the game. Aubameyang was passed the ball and went into the box by escaping a defender and making a strong and speedy shot, he escaped the goalkeeper.
The first half ended with a 1 – 0 goal. In the 2nd half, Barcelona strengthens their attacking speed and did not take much time to return to the game though the credit should go to the Gunners player Maitland-Niles who made the suicidal goal. So, Barcelona returned to the game and scoreline became 1 – 1.
Barcelona 1-1 Arsenal
— KeReM (@kocaslanli34) August 4, 2019
In the last minute of the selected 90 minutes game, Sergi Roberto passed the ball and with the amazing volley, the substitute player Luis Suarez found the net. So, Barcelona has won the match with a 2 – 1 goal. The new signed player Griezmann played well but could not find the net.
*⚽️ Barcelona 2⃣ Vs 1⃣ Arsenal 🎥*
— Salisu Nurudeen (@SalisuNurudeen1) August 4, 2019