Chronicle of FC Barcelona - Tottenham of the Joan Gamper Trophy


The Barça substitutes 'save' the Gamper against a tough Tottenham (4-2)

Published:8/08/2023 - 22:03h

Updated:8/08/2023 - 22:14h

The FC Barcelona won to the Tottenham in Montjuïc in a new edition of the Trophy Joan Gamper (4-2). The ones of Xavi Hernández had a quite discreet party, but traced back in the final stretch promoted by a big Lamine Yamal

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The FC Barcelona premièred in the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys of Montjuïc in front of 35.224 viewers with a worked victory in the Trophy Joan Gamper. The culés advanced very early in the marker, but lacked intensity and ideas in the first part and the Tottenham gave it gone back thanks to a doublet of the mediocentro Oliver Skipp.

The party could not begin better for the Barça. In the first arrival of the party, Raphinha received a balloon in the frontal of the area and, after short dribbling, punctured a balloon to the penal point so that Robert Lewandowski controlled and defined with ease in front of Vicar. Before fulfilling the third minute of game, the venues already were in advantage.

In the following action, the '9' gave him back the favour to the Brazilian with a pass from the left that left to the '22' totally only in front of the area, but the extreme rushed in the definition and his finish left very high. It seemed that the Barça would have a calm night in front of some 'Spurs' very slow deep down. However, the alluvium culé turned off after the first chamber of hour and the visitors would give it gone back without too much effort.

The reaction of the Tottenham surprised to the Barça

In spite of the goal fit in the minute 3, the Tottenham kept become attached to his initial plan. A compact block with double defensive pivote, Giovani Celso loose like mediapunta and Perisic beside Solomon like extremes, with Richarlison like only referent of area. The conjoint londinense desactivó the midfield culé drowning the exit of Frenkie and Oriol, leaving to Pedri and Gavi isolated.

In the minute 24, a pass to the space of Perisic to Reguilón pilló slept to Araújo. The Spanish filtered the 'pass of the death' to a Celso totally free of mark, after a slip of Eric García and the Argentinian finished crossed. The stick denied him the so much to the rosarino, but the mediocentro Oliver Skipp appeared to send the rebound at the end of the network, in front of a Barcelona bottom expectante.

In place of espabilarse after the so much received, the Barça followed with a very slow rhythm. For I satisfy, happened the half hour of game, Araújo asked the change when feeling a prick in the back right after contesting a balloon with the Colombian Davinson Sánchez. Sergi Roberto ingresó by the '4' and, in the following played, Skipp went back to surprise at the end culé ingresando free to the area girl to finish of head a big centre of Perisic. In 36 minutes, the 'Spurs' gave it gone back in Montjuïc.

Shy reaction of the Barça in the beginning of the second part

Xavi did not do changes in the halftime and the Barça went out with more intensity to by the tie. Gavi Was more participatory and Lewandowski also went in more at stake thanks to some confined of Balde, but the Tottenham followed creating problems betting more by the contragolpe with Celso and Perisic like agents of game. The Argentinian, one of the mediapuntas that the managerial culé has in his radar, left a good image in Montjuïc and follows with options to arrive to Barcelona, although the technical Ange Postecoglou has he this season.

Ter Stegen Saved the 1-3 with a paradón to Reguilón and Xavi did not expect more to move the bench. Iñaki Crag, Ferran Torres, Marcos Alonso, Gündogan, Abde and Ansu Fati ingresaron by Ter Stegen, Raphinha, Balde, Gavi, Pedri and Lewandowski just when fulfilling the hour of party. The Barça recovered the balloon and, with Gündogan like director of orchestra, the team had a lot of more depth.

Lamine And Ferran, to the rescue

The reaction of the Barça forced to Postecoglou to freshen his XI for the last chamber of hour with a pair of variants that carried to the 'Spurs' to retreat some metres more in contrary field. Nevertheless, the culés went back to lose the control of the centre of the field and the Tottenham could create danger in the arch defended by Iñaki Crag. Looking for a reaction, Xavi gave entry to Lamine Yamal by Oriol Romeu so that the team dumped to by the tie in the ten final minutes.

In his first intervention, the juvenile took advantage of a balloon to the space of Eric García for desbordar by right and, with a pass with the outside, enabled to Ferran that appeared in the area girl like a train. The '11' fusiló to Vicar and the Barça equalised when worse happened it in the party. After the so much, Lamine did a wrap by right and generated a free shot in which Marcos Alonso brushed the tie. The youngster showed personality and magic from his entry, encouraging to the granda in Montjuïc.

Already in the discount, a threaten of Yamal desarticuló at the end londinense and, after a pass in short to Ferran, andl of Foios could enable to Ansu Fati so that the '10' cleared the party. On the end, Abde put the chamber to round the result. The 'show' of Lamine changed him the face to the Barcelona. The Gamper´remained home, again, as it has been habit from 2012.

Technical index card of the party: FC Barcelona 4-2 Tottenham

  • FC Barcelona: Ter Stegen (min.60, Iñaki Crag); Ronadl Araújo (min. 32, Sergi Roberto), Jules Koundé, Eric García, Alejandro Balde (min. 60, Marcos Alonso; Oriol Romeu (min. 80, Lamine Yamal), Frenkie of Jong (min. 63, Dembélé), Pedri (min.60, Abde; Gavi (min. 60, Gündogan), Raphinha (min. 60, Ferran) and Robert Lewandowski (min. 60, Ansu Fati).
  • Tottenham: Vicar; Pedro Porro, Eric Dier, Sánchez, Reguilón; Yves Bissouma, Oliver Skipp (min. 72, Became); Ivan Perisic (min. 72, Spence), Gio Celso, Solomon; Richarlison (min.76, Dane Scarlett)
  • Referee: Gil Manzano
  • Incidences: corresponding Party to the Trophy Joan Gamper 2023.
  • Goals of the party: 1-0, Robert Lewandowski (min. 3); 1-1, Oliver Skipp (min. 24); 1-2, Oliver Skipp (min. 36); 2-2, Ferran Torres (min. 82); 3-2, Ansu Fati (min. 90+1); 4-2, Ez Abde (min. 90+3).
  • News stood out of the FC Barcelona-Tottenham

  • Next party: Getafe vs FC Barcelona (Day 1, LaLiga 2023-2024).
  • Video summary: FC Barcelona 1 Tottenham 2. Trophy Joan Gamper 2023.

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