Ronald Araújo celebrating his goal against Real Sociedad (0-1)


Ronald Araújo showed for the umpteenth time why he is one of Barça's leaders

Published:4/11/2023 - 23:40h

Updated:4/11/2023 - 23:40h

Ronald Araújo rescued FC Barcelona on a very weak night in Anoeta (0-1). The central defender once again led the culé defense playing as a winger and, in stoppage time, he scored a great goal arriving as a libero to give Barça three golden points

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The FC Barcelona completed in San Sebastián one of the most toneless parties, no only of the season, but of all the 2023. Still like this, the push and prowess of Ronald Araújo, added to the vision of game of Ílkay Gündogan, allowed to the ones of Xavi Hernández return to Catalonia with three points of Anoeta in spite of the clear superiority of the Real Sociedad.

To the Barça cost him go in at stake from the beginning of the party. With Araújo again of right side and Joao Cancel like extreme/mediocentro, the culés had a lot of problems to control the balloon and only the interventions of Ter Stegen avoided that the venues took advantage in the first part. In the complement, the bottom blaugrana redid thanks to the leadership of the 'charrúa', at the end the 'MVP' of the party with a golazo validated by the VAR in the discount.

The joy of Araújo by the victory

After the party, the central expressed his joy by the agónico triumph culé. "It costs a lot, 3 very important points, come of a stray party against the Madrid playing well, played against a big team that is in Champions. It cost us a lot, the first time was not well, but have struggled to the end", said in the talk with 'Movistar Plus+'.

On the party, Araújo recognised that the initial plan of Xavi was to play with a line of three deep down, something that the offensive approach of the venues prevented from the beginning. "We wanted to go out on line of three but could not . In the second time go out better. They had occasions very clear", added the one of Rivera.

The Barça keeps near of the leadership

Besides, it added: "The Real us presionó all the party and found the exit, is a big team, there is split that it is necessary to take them out". With the victory, the Barça keeps to four points of the leader, Girona and puts pressure to a Real Madrid that the Sunday has to win to the Ray home to equalise the line of the ones of Míchel, the surprising better team of the start suspender belt.

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