Joao Félix celebrating one of his goals against Antwerp


Joao Félix emulated Leo Messi in a stellar first half against Antwerp

Published:20/09/2023 - 01:33h

Updated:20/09/2023 - 01:33h

Joao Félix had a stellar debut with FC Barcelona against Royal Antwerp. The Portuguese scored a double and an assist to lead the 'little hand' and, in the first half, emulated a figure achieved by Leo Messi in 2018

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The first two parties like titling of Joao Félix in the FC Barcelona give to the fans culé spare reasons for ilusionarse with the luso. In front of the Royal Amberes, the one of Viseo shined in a first stellar part with goal and assistance in the first 20 minutes, emulating the done by Leo Messi on 14 March 2018. This day, 'The Flea' shattered to Chelsea with a so much in the minute 3 and an assistance to Ousmane Dembélé in the 20' to direct the goleada in front of the 'blues' (3-0).

Since, any player of the Barça had attained something similar in the beginning of a party. The Tuesday, Joao opened the account in the 11' with a shot raso inside the area and, eight minutes later, punctured a centre to the second stick so that Robert Lewandowski finished offirst , free of mark, sealing the 2-0 partial. To the equal that Messi in the referred party in front of Chelsea, Félix sealed his doublet in the complement.

Xavi, surrendered to Joao Félix after a new 'MVP'

By second consecutive party, the mediapunta yielded by the Athletic of Madrid was the best of the Barça. The Saturday had added a so much and pair of assistances in front of the Betis, registers that invested the Tuesday in front of the Amberes to win the ovation of all Montjuïc. After the party, Xavi Hernández elogió his performance and referred some indications that have helped him to adapt quickly.

"I have said him that what simpler play, more goals goes to mark. Has some extraordinary conditions, the humility to work and the intelligence to understand the game. It is enjoying and this is the most important. Connection with Lewandowski? The good always understand ", said Xavi very satisfied by the performance of the team. And it is not for less. They are two 'manitas' consecutive and 16 goals in the last four parties.

I cancel also it has been important for the explosion of Joao Félix

By his part, Xavi also recognised the positive impact that has had Joao Cancel, so much in the juice culé, as in the mejoría of a Joao Félix that happened all the summer without playing. "I cancel it plays like us we want to and it does not do lacking to say him at all. It knows what has to do in each moment and improves the level of the staff, as also Joao Félix. They are enjoying and this is the most important", explained the one of Terrassa.

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