Ansu Fati in the match against Viktoria Plzen


The '10' came back: Ansu touched the goal and exhibited physicality on his return to Barça's XI

Published:8/09/2022 - 00:40h

Updated:8/09/2022 - 00:40h

Ansu Fati returned to the eleven of FC Barcelona in the debut of Xavi Hernández's men against Viktoria Plzen (5-1). The coach from Egar opted for the '10' taking advantage of the scenario of the continental debut and the youth squad responded with a good performance

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Xavi Hernández keeps on being very cautious with the minutes of Ansu Fati. In addition to the tranquility that gives the arrival of reinforcements like Raphinha and Robert Lewandowski, together with the renewal of Ousmane Dembélé, the technician egarense understands that the '10' has to go recovering rhythm and fitness of to little and, in front of Viktoria Plzen, was the favourable occasion so that the canterano returned to the eleven. And the reading of the míster was hit.

Debut in the Champions League home, with the team in big moment and in front of the feeblest rival of the group. All put so that the Barça lived a big night and the one of Bissau recovered confidence and competitive rhythm, main ingredient that subtracts him to go back to be the 'crack' that it can be. And everything went out round for the culés. Good game, goleada and 65 minutes of quality for an Ansu to the one who only was missing him the goal to complete a big day.

In the minute 18, Fati brushed the 2-0 partial with a finish that it left brushing the base of the stick. Big assistance of Pedri, previous combination with Dembélé, the more 'electrical' of the attack blaugrana. To the edge of the rest, just before the discount of the Plzen, Ansu had a very clear to sentence the party, but the central Lukáš Hejda reached to divert a finish that had very good paints.

In the first played of the complement, the '10' had another clear occasion, but defined badly when it seemed to rush to finish. In the 65', with the almost resolved party, Xavi took advantage of to give minutes to Ferran Torres, the one who has not had too much participation in the beginning of the 2022-23. The one of Foios replaced to the '10' and completed a big comeback with goal and assistance to close the 5-1.

First titularity for Ansu in almost a year

The last time that Ansu was to title with the Barça was on 24 October 2021 in the defeat in front of the Real Madrid (1-2) by the day 10 of LaLiga 2021-22. The player of 19 years played 74 minutes and, dós weeks later, recayó of his injury in the thigh in the incredible tie in Vigo in front of the Celtic (3-3). After this, grieve five apparitions on the end of the championship suspender belt and a bunch of minutes in the Glass of Rey and the Supercopa of Spain. From here that the caution was maximum to give him minutes to the of Bissau.

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