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The 1x1 of the Barça players in the brutal win against Costa Rica

Published:23/11/2022 - 22:47h

Updated:24/11/2022 - 08:12h

Spain surpassed 1,000 passes against a Costa Rica that did not add any shots in the brutal win at Al Thumama. With five FC Barcelona players in the eleven, La Roja crushed the 'ticos' in the scoring debut of Ferran Torres and Gavi in ​​World Cups

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The brutal goleada of Spain in front of Costa Rica (7-0) had like big protagonists to the players of the FC Barcelona. Six of the seven culés summoned by Luis Enrique saw action in the debut of The Red in Qatar, five of them like headlines. Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Pedri, Gavi and Ferran Torres shined from the beginning, with the '11' and the mediocentro bearer of the '9' as goleadores. Like this it went them to the culés in the exhibition in front of the 'ticos'.

Jordi Alba

It played like an extreme more, dumped to the attack in front of the overwhelming Spanish command. The side recompensó the confidence of Luis Enrique with a big first part in which it assisted to Marco Asensio in the 2' for the 2-0 partial and caused the penalti that Ferran Torres transformed to clear the party in hardly half hour. In the second part was less incisive and Alejandro Balde replaced him in the 64'.

Sergio Busquets

The '5' went back to be the master of the midfield of Spain and his performance remembered to the 'Busi' of his golden years between 2009 and 2014. Always very situated, delivered balloons to pleasure and dominated all the party beside Pedri and Gavi, with those who understands the same to how did it with Xavi Hernández and Andrés Iniesta does a decade. If it keeps this level, will be impossible to replace him in the rest of the tournament.


To the equal that in the Barça, all the football of the Selection goes through his feet. The mediocentro combined of wonder with Jordi Alba and Dani Elm in the first part and, beside Gavi, controlled the rhythm of the game while it was in field. Luis Enrique took advantage of the advantage to give him rest in the second part, going out in the 57' in place of Carlos Soler that also it gave the liked of 'wet' on the end.


With his golazo, the boy prodigio broke the record like the player more jóven in turning into a final phase of the World-wide with Spain with 18 years and 110 days. Only I Peeled (17 years and 249 days) converted with less age that the one of The Palaces and Villafranca in 1958. Very precise with the balloon and aggressive, as of habit, in works of recovery, went the engine of The Red during the more than 100 minutes that lasted the party, explaining the additions.

Ferran Torres

The '11' also left backwards the criticisms with a doublet, although it failed a clear occasion in the beginning. Ferran converted the penalti caused by Jordi Alba on the half hour of game and rounded the doublet culminating a good played in which it showed power and criterion to define in front of a Keylor Navas totally knock# down. Luis Enrique gave him rest in the 57' for the entry of Álvaro Morata.

Alejandro Balde

The feeling of the left band blaugrana premièred with the Selection in a frame inmejorable. Ingresó By Jordi Alba in the 64' and took advantage of the passivity of the costarricenses to install in contrary field and lucir his usual speed and desborde. Besides, it participated in the played of one of the so many of Spain, by which left a very good image in his debut.

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