Barcelona vs Villarreal (2-1)

Barcelona attained head coach Ernesto Valverde a much-needed 2-1 LaLiga ending over Villarreal however Lionel Messi was substituted at half-time, restricting his 1st beginning of the season. Barcelona vs Villarreal

After a modest beginning to the campaign, Valverde’s position had come back below increasing scrutiny. Nonetheless, goals from Antoine Griezmann and Arthur secured three welcome points on Tuesday.

Villarreal midfielder Santi Cazorla force a goal back before the break. However, Barcelona’s defense stood firm within the half.

Finally ready to create his four-hundredth LaLiga begin following a calf downside.

Messi forces up with a muscle injury directly before the unit of time mark, and despite returning to the sphere following treatment, he was replaced by Ousmane Dembele at the interval.

The Argentina forward, UN agency picked up the most effective FIFA Men’s Player award in the city on Monday, had been instrumental in his team’s sixth-minute opener at Camp Nou.

Messi’s cross following a corner picked out Griezmann and therefore the France international headed in from a right angle.

Barcelona more a second goal within the fifteenth minute with a thunderous strike from Arthur.

Villarreal goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo might solely stand and watch because the Brazil midfielder, afforded area and time, affected a robust long-range shot into the highest of cyberspace.

The guests force a goal back in equally spectacular fashion directly before the break, though.

Once a slick passing move culminated with a fierce drive from Cazorla that flew on the far side Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Goals Barcelona

6′BarcelonaA. Griezmann


Goals Villarreal

44′VillarrealS. Cazorla

Barcelona Lineups

1Marc-André ter Stegen
2Nélson Semedo
3Gerard Piqué
15Clément Lenglet
24Junior Firpo
20Sergi Roberto
5Sergio Busquets
10Lionel Messi
9Luis Suárez
17Antoine Griezmann

Goals Villarreal Lineups

1Sergio Asenjo
20Rubén Peña
3Raúl Albiol
4Pau Torres
16Xavier Quintilla
19André Zambo Anguissa
10Vicente Iborra
11Samuel Chukwueze
8Santi Cazorla
24Javier Ontiveros
7Gerard Moreno

Barcelona vs Villarreal Match Statistics



8Shots Total11
4Shots on goal3
3Shots off goal3
1Shots blocked5
6Shots inside box5
2Shots outside box6
57%Possession Time43%
638Passes Total475
561Accurate Passes397


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