There is nothing to cheat – it’s not going well in Barcelona. Problems with injuries, falling out of the King’s Cup, press alarming about big conflicts in the Barcelona cloakroom – this is definitely not a good time for Barca fans. There were many reasons to wait for the Getafe match with slight anxiety, considering that Jose Bordalas’s players are really well-off this season. However, Griezman and Roberto on target as Barcelona beat Getafe 2-1.
The beginning of the match belonged to Barcelona but only if we consider possession of the ball. There were hardly any convenient occasions for Barcelona. Getafe is different – the team from Castile is known for playing fairly simple (not to be confused with coarse) and that’s how they scored – cross from the right, Alan Nyom gets into the ball and scores. However, the joy of Jose Bordalis’ players was short-lived – after the VAR intervened, the referee canceled the goal because the Cameroonian fouled just before they hit. The decision is 100% right.
Barcelona 2-1 Getafe FT:
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However, this does not change the fact that Barcelona played badly. The defenders of Barcelona made simple mistakes and it seemed that the visitors’ goal was only a matter of time. Fortunately for the Catalans, Barcelona has in its composition an Argentine with a modest stature, who with one play can turn the tide of the match.
Antoine Griezmann swapped Leo Messi’s brilliant perpendicular pass from the 33rd minute. With regard to the latest information from the Spanish press, it can be jokingly said that the gentlemen buried the ax because the Frenchman could not have dreamed of a better pass.
⚽️ FT: Barcelona 2–1 Getafe | Lionel Messi didn’t score again. pic.twitter.com/2qgTKQt5nl
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After this goal, Barcelona’s game returned to the right track and before the break, we had an increase in the lead. This time, side defenders – after a great play of Junior Firpo, Sergi Roberto found himself in a good situation, who had no problems placing the ball in the net. The action in the style of the amazing duo Andy Robertson – Trent Alexander-Arnold, except that Firpo probably did not plan to serve to Roberto but what counts is the effect, so let’s not pick on.
The second half was similar to the first – few goal situations, fairly static. It wasn’t until the 67th minute that we had some concrete thing – Angel showed off with a great blow from the air, giving Getafe hope to make up for the losses in this match.
#LiveBolanet FT: Barcelona 2-1 Getafe (34′ Griezmann, 39′ Roberto ; 66′ Angel) | Possessions: 76%-24% | Shots: 11-7 | Tackles: 9-21
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However, this was not enough – until the end of the match the result has not changed and Barcelona is winning for the third time in a row. There is nothing to hide – the game Barcelona did not carry away but in the endpoints count.