The players of the Barça celebrate a goal of Griezmann

PJANIC DEBUTED AND SHINED COUTINHO

A good Barça takes the Gamper with a solitary goal from Griezmann (1-0)

Published:19/09/2020 - 20:52h

Updated:20/09/2020 - 12:33h

FC Barcelona did not fail and took a new Jona Gamper Trophy against a willful Elche, but it was inferior. Griezmann scored the only goal of the game shortly after the start of the clash to give his team the victory

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The FC Barcelona faced the Trophy Joan Gamper more desangelado of his history with the aim to follow improving of face to the debut in League. Ronald Koeman went out with his theorist eleven initial to day of today and the culés left several whiles of good football. A glorious combination between Leo Messi, Jordi Alba and Antoine Griezmann facilitated that the Barcelona began the party against the Elche with the classical confidence that gives to put a goal.

The '10', that moved in the mediapunta, went down to receive to the centre of the field to the little of the pitido initial and saw the good desmarque of Alba. The Argentinian found to the space to the side with a spectacular pass and the Catalan gave him the so much to Griezmann, that did not fail in the finish final in front of Badia. Golazo Of the Barça at all more begin to advance and approach a bit more the Glass in a Camp Nou entirely empty.

With Ansu Fati in the left and with Philippe Coutinho, Messi and Antoine moving and exchanging positions continuously, the culés left destellos of what wants to Koeman for his team. The Dutch does not be used to to play with a '9' fixed and prefers mobile forwards or mediapuntas with arrival. In this case, all the attackers of the Barça tried to follow the indications of his technician to go back crazy to the defence of the Elche.

The best played of the Barça-Elche (1-0)

Leo was about to to mark the 2-0 in the 21, but his good shot with the left-handed refused it the Catalan archer of the ilicitanos. But the Valencians left clear that are not in First by chance and from the minute 25 went up his lines and began to tighten to the barcelonistas. The meeting changed and the Barça went down his level of game, but still like this had before the rest several clear arrivals to expand the result.

A good combination between Griezmann and Sergi Roberto finished with a big centre of the of Reus that Coutinho did not hit to finish between the three sticks. The head butt of the Brazilian was very high, but still like this the feelings that left were more than good so much in attack as in defence. On the other hand, Gerard Hammered did not arrive to finish almost in the discount a centre of Messi that it was half goal.

Koeman Decided not doing changes in the rest, leaving fall of this form that the 11 headlines of the Gamper could be it also in front of the Villarreal next week. Besides, the team worked still better in the first compasses of the second time and fulfilled to perfection with the demands of his trainer. High pressure, mobility, speed... Only it was missing the target, that remained very near in a head butt of Ansu that was was, and a finish of Messi that stopped Badia.

Good second part of a Barça little effective

The jovencísimo Hispanic-guinean went back to brush the goal after a big played individual that commanded went with the left-handed. The extreme encaró to his pair, went with a good cut to carry it to the left and finished crossing in excess in front of the put ilicitano. But the Barça followed to the his, and although it did not mark before the round of changes, left good feelings with his work in the pressure after loss and his mobility in three chambers of field.

They jumped to the field to fault of little less than half hour Ousmane Dembélé, Francisco Trincao and a Miralem Pjanic that premièred with the Barcelona. To the little of the replacements, Messi went back to test luck and Badia took it out to him with a big pulled by enésima time. The Catalan archer had his night and minutes afterwards avoided that Dembélé marked after a good dribbling and a shot something centred with the left-handed.

But the best of the goalkeeper of the Elche was for arriving. Coutinho Made a spectacular manoeuvre inside the area and filtered a big pass to Trincao, that topó with the spectacular hand of Édgar, that commanded it to corner. The guardameta was the big nightmare of the Barcelona and frustrated all attempt to expand the marker and sentence the final.

The Elche held the tempestad and with the 1-0 in the marker and to fault of alone 10 minutes for the end had his best opportunity in the meeting. A good played by the right finished in a finish inside the area that Net refused with a big unemployed. The Brazilian, that had not had to take part until this moment, was decisive with this cut across that finished giving him this Gamper to the Barça.

Technical index card of the party: FC Barcelona-Elche 1-0

  • FC Barcelona: Net; S. Roberto, Hammered, Lenglet, Alba; Busquets (Pjanic, min 63), Of Jong; Ansu Fati (Dembélé, min 63), Messi, Coutinho (Pedri, min 79); and Griezmann (Trincao, min 63).
  • Elche CF: Edgar Badía; Poplar, Verdú, Calvo, Josema; Fidel, Mfulu, Josan, Tete, Mile; and Nino.
  • Incidences: Third and last friendly party of the pre-season 2020-21, corresponding to the Trophy Joan Gamper 2020.
  • Goals of the party: 1-0, Griezmann (min. 2).

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