Ferran Torres and Joao Félix during Betis-Barça


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Published:23/01/2024 - 00:30h

Updated:23/01/2024 - 00:30h

Ferran Torres and Joao Félix exhibited their ability to take free kicks with a contest in training on Monday with FC Barcelona. In the end, the Valencian's precision won in a best-of-three duel

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The staff of the FC Barcelona took advantage of the session of the Monday to mitigate the wear that supposed the party like visitor in front of the Real Betis. To two days of the duel of quarter-finals of Glass of the King in Saint Mamés in front of the Athletic of Bilbao, Ferran Torres and Joao Félix exhibited his capacity to earn free shots in a contest to the best of three attempts.

Each one launched three free shots. In the first attempt, both failed. To Ferran detained him the shot the goalkeeper, whereas Joao crashed his collection in the crossbar. In the second collection, the two converted, being the one of the luso a precise shot underneath of the mechanical barrier and the one of the Valencian a perfect shot above the barrier. The third round would define to the winner.

Ferran prolonged his good series in the duel in front of Joao Félix

For the third and last attempt, the one of Foios repeated the direct collection to the angle, receiving praises by part of Joao Cancel, judge of luxury of the improvised contest that decided with a very high shot of the luso. At the end it imposed the precision of the Valencian, 'hero' of the Barça in the day 21 of LaLiga with his 'hat trick' in front of the Betis, three so many with which the '7' arrived to 11 so many in the season, one less than Robert Lewandowski in the table of goleadores culés.

It will be necessary to see if, in some official party, Ferran attains to exhibit his capacity to earn free shots, a role that has remained empty in the Barça from the exit of Leo Messi. In fact, from the goodbye of 'The Flea' in 2021, any culé has converted of free shot, something that the rosarino attained in 50 opportunities. Pedri And Ílkay Gündogan have commissioned of the ball stopped this season, without success up to now in direct collections.

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