Barcelona welcomed Villarreal at the Camp Nou as part of the tenth day of the Spanish League. After losing in El Clasico last week at the Santiago Bernabeu to the leaders (3-1), the Blaugranas had the chance to gain confidence in the league before playing their role in the Champions League at home to Bayern Munich, while they had hoped. A slip from Inter Milan. In the meantime, the Yellow Submarine can continue after its last two successes in all competitions and try to return to at least two points out of the top five.
For this, Unai Emery decided that Jackson would line up with Danjuma in the attack to try to speed up the Koundé-M joint. Alonso on the Barcelona side, accompanied by De Jong as goalkeeper. From the start of the match, Barcelona showed that they dominate their evening opponent, trapped in his final third. Fati, holder to the left of Lewandowski, first alerted Rowley in the near position (third) before losing his header (20). If Danjuma ignites the first fuse from Amarillos, in the small outer grid of Ter Stegen (22), Barcelona is finally off, especially thanks to his number 9.
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Half an hour into the first intensity, the Polish striker, Gerd Muller Cup winner on Monday evening, opened the scoring for the locals with a good streak in the area (1-0, 31) before sending a nice ball. In Roli’s small right net (2-0, position 35), for his fifth double with the Blaugrana shirt. Fati widened the gap in the pace taking advantage of the scramble in defense to push the ball back with a heel (3-0, 38). Eight minutes are enough for Xavi Hernandez’s men to confirm their rise and manage the second half. After returning from the locker room, the Catalans maintained this dominance, well assisted by De Jong in the midfield.
In a game at a slower pace, it was necessary to wait for the entries of Dembele and Ravenha to see a slight rhythm in this late match, the Brazilian barely missed the goal in the middle with a touch from the Frenchman (79). Unmarked after corner, Pedri was unable to frame his long shot (85). Villarreal tried everything to save their honor but Morales missed a shot from close range (90 + first). Final score: 3-0, clean and flawless. In the standings, Barcelona consolidates its second position and returns to three points behind Real Madrid, and Villarreal loses its place by goal difference and advances to ninth place.