Leo Messi, celebrating a goal against the Celta de Vigo


Junior caused a penalti and Messi scored the first goal of the Barça-Celta

Published:9/11/2019 - 21:35h

Updated:9/11/2019 - 22:44h

In one of the few incursions to attack of the Barça in the first half, Aidoo diverted a centre of Junior with the arm and Leo Messi ensured the goal from the penalty point

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When worse was happening it the FC Barcelona by the hit offensive pressure of the Celtic of Vigo, the group culé achieved desequilibrar the marker from the penalty spot. It was thanks to a progression of Junior Firpo by the left band, with a centre to half height that one of the defenders of the Celtic, Aidoo, diverted with the arm. The referee Squares Fernández no thought it to him, and pitó the maximum penalty.

Leo Messi was the attendant to transform it, deceiving perfectly to the goalkeeper with a shot raso and placed, without need to give him too much power. The FC Barcelona, like this, advanced in the marker in the minute 22 of party, obtaining like this an excessive reward to the game that had showed until then. In any case, these goals also explain... And they are used to to be the most valuable.

The FC Barcelona did not play a good first-half in front of the Celtic of Vigo, and this caused that Messi had to attend to the rescue of the team. The first goal, this yes, fell him of the sky thanks to the error of Aidoo. This error and the back goal of Messi, nevertheless, serve for relanzar the image of Junior Firpo, the one who looked for to redeem this Saturday in the left side.

The Hispanic-dominican played a big party in general lines, showing safe to defensive level and going up without ceasing to the attack to generate disequilibriums in the defence of the Celtic of Vigo. It combined with Ansu Fati and Griezmann in the first time by this band, and in the second part with an Ousmane Dembélé that went in to give rest to the Hispanic youngster-guinean.

A solution to the problem of the Barça in the side

Ernesto Valverde, therefore, already knows that it has of an alternative of guarantees for Jordi Alba. The ninety minutes contested against the Celtic definitely will help to that Junior Firpo adapt more quickly to his new ecosystem of game. Besides, they will serve to give a break to a Semedo sobreexplotado of minutes in this start of season.

The Portuguese, remember, had to withdraw in the minute 22 of game to give entrance to Sergio Busquets, by fault of some physical problems whose scope has not trascended. With the injuries of Jordi Alba and Semedo, the Barça has a problem in the side... And Junior Firpo can be part of the solution.

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