PEÑA IS BEING KEY WITHOUT TER STEGEN
Iñaki Peña saved Barça again with two saves
FC Barcelona's victory over Atlético de Madrid is explained by Joao Félix's goal in the first half and Iñaki Peña's miraculous interventions in the final stretch of the match. The '13' becomes big under the three suits
In the FC Barcelona can be very calm with his goal on a long-term basis. And it is that, in addition to the good performance of Marc-André ter Stegen that it is indisputable under the three sticks and that has turned into one of the leaders and saviours of the team, is Iñaki Crag prepared to take the relief when it was necessary. It carries three consecutive titularities and has left feelings more than positive.
Against the Port wine had been key and, in the visit of the Athletic of Madrid, dressed of hero for the Catalans. And it is that his interventions have had the same importance that the goal that marked Joao Félix to the 28 minutes. Iñaki Crag put the layer to rescue to a Barça to the that could him escape the victory in the last stretch of the party in front of the insistence of the ones of the 'Cholo' Simeone. Had two vital stops.
The panorama changed him to the Alicante of a moment to another. Had very little work, put the Athletic of Madrid had not finished between the three sticks until they were missing ten minutes so that it finish the party. By merit of a Barça that had cancelled the big fortresses of the rojiblancos and posed a swift party, with good circulation of balloon and without cracks in the approach. But the rival also corrected and pushed, especially in the last instants.
The two unemployed milagrosas of Iñaki Crag
There it was when it appeared Iñaki to do big and avoid that the triumph escaped . His first stop milagrosa arrived in a direct fault executed by Memphis Depay, the one who minutes before had gone in to replace to Álvaro Morata and was putting in a lot of problems to Ronald Araújo. The true is that his shot forced to the Alicante to heave flight and take out the balloon, that went to colarse by all the square. It touched the stick and finished to leave for 'save' to the culés.
It was not all, in any case. And it is that, in the most suffered minutes for the Barça because the Athletic did not go out of the Barcelona field, took out the arm to prevent the goal of Ángel Correa after a shot point-blank from inside the area. Even Marc-André ter Stegen, from the terracings of Lluís Compannys, remained surprised by his intervention. There is goalkeeper on a long-term basis. And there is not desaprovecharlo.