1NEWS – Competing at home, Barcelona managed to win over their guests Getafe on Sunday (29/8/2021) last night. Fourth week of the competition Spanish League this took place at the Camp Nou Stadium and ended with the score 2:1.
First Half, Barcelona Lead by Two Goals
Competing at home, Ronald Koeman is known to still bring the same composition of players as when they played against Athletic Bilbao on (22/8) last week. The difference in this match, the Dutch coach only made four substitutions. With the current composition of players, the Blaugrana are starting to find their best touch. The rhythm of their play has met and re-stick their fangs in the La Liga competition.
Since the early minutes of the match, the squad Barcelona immediately shined. It didn’t take long, two minutes into the game, Barcelona immediately got their first goal in last night’s match. This first goal was the fruit of good cooperation between all the players, and Sergi Roberto was the scorer of this first goal. With this the hosts managed to excel and the score changed to 1:0.
As the visitors, Getafe, who are one goal behind, did not remain silent. Getafe coach, Michel immediately ignited the spirit of his troops to be able to catch up. A series of attempts by the Azulones squad finally yielded sweet results. In the 18th minute Getafe managed to equalize thanks to a one-two collaboration between Sandro Ramirez and Carles Alena. With a hard kick, Ramirez managed to net the ball and make the score 1:1.
Not willing the match ended in a draw, El Barca’s attack machine heated up again and then again spread threats to the visitors’ goal. The action of the new goal machine from Barcelona was presented again in this match. Memphis Depay, who is a new player for the Blaugrana squad, scored his second goal for Barcelona this season.
After outwitting the Getafe defender, this Dutch player easily immediately netted the ball into the Getafe goal which was guarded by David Soria in yesterday’s match. After getting the second goal, Barcelona tended to only play defensively. Until the halftime whistle sounded, the score of 2:1 still remained.
Second Half No Additional Goals
Get out of the locker room, Getafe who left in the first half immediately played a high-tempo game. Coach Michel seems to have ordered his team to catch up and pocket points in this match. Five minutes later, in the 50th minute, Getafe got a golden opportunity through Jakub Jankto’s action. But the terror is still easy enough for ter Stegen to quell.
Barcelona did look to still dominate possession in the second half. But they are not so serious about spreading threats to the opponent’s goal and choose to play it safe. On the other hand, Getafe itself limping still trying to produce goals. But until the final whistle sounded, they ran out of time and failed to double their goal. In the end the match must end with a score of 2:1.
After getting a full three-point injection in the match last Sunday night, Barcelona now has seven points and is ranked fourth in the standings. Getafe who failed to pocket points again threatened to be relegated. Because they are ranked 18th with zero points collected so far.
In the following week, Barcelona will travel to Sevilla’s headquarters and continue with a match in the Champions League against Bayern Munich. Getafe themselves next week will meet Elche at their own home.