BARCELONA – Barcelona against Real Valladolid in the third week of the 2022-2023 Spanish League. This match took place at Camp Nou, Barcelona, Monday (28/8/2022), early morning WIB.
The match was tight from the first minute. Even so, Barcelona appeared dominant and won 2-0 when the first half ended.
The course of the match
Once the game started, Barcelona was able to control the ball. However, they had difficulty breaking through Valladolid’s defenses.
Xavi Hernandez’s troops almost took the lead in the 12th minute. Alejandro Balde kicks off Valladolid’s goal. However, his efforts were blocked by Valladolid goalkeeper Jordi Masip.
Blaugrana finally took the lead in the 24th minute. It was Robert Lewandowski who scored with his flick after continuing Raphinha’s pass.
Left behind, Valladolid immediately tightened his defenses. This situation also made the flow of Barcelona’s attack hampered.
Barcelona almost made an additional goal in the 37th minute. Unfortunately, Ousmane Dembele’s shot was blocked by Masip.
After several attempts, Barcelona’s attempt to double the advantage materialized in the 43rd minute. Pedri broke into Valladolid’s goal through his kick. Barcelona ended the first half with a two-goal advantage.
Ter Stegen; Araujo, Kunde, Eric García, Balde; Gavi, Busquets, Pedri; Raphinha, Lewandowski, Dembele
Coach: Xavi Hernandez
Masip, Luis Pérez, Joaquin Fernandez, Javi Sanchez, Escudero, Monchu, Aguado, Kike Perez, Anuar, Ivan Sanchez, Sergi Guardiola.
Coach: Juan Jose Rojo Martín