Leo Messi celebrating his goal in the FC Barcelona-Girona


Nueva victoria de pretemporada contra el Girona con 'doblete' de Messi (3-1)

Published:16/09/2020 - 20:57h

Updated:17/09/2020 - 01:15h

The FC Barcelona defeated by 3-1 to the Girona in the second duel of pre-season. A goal of Coutinho and two of Leo Messi allanaron the way, whereas Samu Saiz marked for the gerundenses

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The second test of pre-season of the FC Barcelona of Ronald Koeman closed with a new victory in which it went back to show that the best news for the team culé is that finally Leo Messi remains . The Argentinian star manufactured the first goal and invented a latigazo in the second, whereas Francisco Trincao, Philippe Coutinho and Pedri follow ilusionando.

From the first moment, Ronald Koeman went back to show that the 4-2-3-1 is his system of confidence. With Net in the goal, bet by Sergi Roberto, Gerard Hammered, Ronald Araújo and Jordi Alba in defence; a double pivote with Frenkie of Jong and Sergio Busquets; a mediapunta with Philippe Coutinho in the left, Francisco Trincao in the right and Leo Messi with freedom by the centre; and Antoine Griezmann like leading centre.

The best played of the Barça-Girona (3-1)

In the first ten minutes, so much the FC Barcelona like the Girona printed a slow rhythm in an apparent initial score, without arrivals stood out by part of any of the two teams. After these first takings of contact, the Barcelona group -that dressed with a pink T-shirt with trousers and celestial averages- began to dominate in front of a more ordered Girona backwards.

The FC Barcelona stressed his possession to treat to generate danger near of the goal defended by Juan Carlos and found the first goal in the minute 21. Leo Messi invented a pass magistral to leave only to Francisco Trincao and the Portuguese gave the pass of the death to the small area, where expected Philippe Coutinho that marked totally to pleasure.

In spite of that the FC Barcelona dominated, the Girona did not intimidate shut backwards and went out with danger in some occasion, but went the Barcelona those that went back to strike before the rest with another wonder of Leo Messi. The Argentinian spliced a far shot with the right leg -did not notice that it was the 'bad' for saying it somehow that went in hitting to the left stick.

Ronald Koeman delivered opportunities

The second time did not begin at all well for the FC Barcelona, that saw like the Girona recortaba differences after a tremendo error of Frenkie of Jong, that lost another balloon in dangerous zone -already had lost two in played similar in the first time- after a kickoff of band of Jordi Alba so that Samu Saiz beat to Net with a shot crossed from the interior of the area.

After the goal, the Girona saw with confidence to attack and look for the tie, but this time the bad fortune affiliated to the north team of Catalonia. Leo Messi received a pass of Sergi Roberto in the frontal of the area and marked with a shot that crashed in a defence rojiblanco before finish going in mansamente in the goal.

Happened the first chamber of hour of the second time, Ronald Koeman proceeded to change to until nine footballers titled, all to exception of two: Net was still in the goal; Ronald Araújo kept and formed defence with Clément Lenglet, Nélson Semedo and Junior Firpo; double pivote with Riqui Puig and Carles Aleñà; mediapunta with Ousmane Dembélé by the right, Pedri by the centre and Konrad by the left; with Martin Braithwaite like man more advanced.

Of all they, stood out especially Pedri, that brushed the goal in a pair of occasions in which the paradones of Suárez avoided it, and Konrad that starred good played by the left band. Nevertheless, the party finished without more goals and Ronald Koeman repeated a 3-1 in his second test of pre-season.

Technical index card of the party: FC Barcelona-Girona 3-1

  • FC Barcelona: Net; Sergi Roberto, Hammered, Araujo, Alba; Sergio Busquets, Of Jong; Trincao, Messi, Coutinho; and Griezmann. Also they played in the second time Semedo, Lenglet, Junior Firpo, Riqui Puig, Aleñá, Dembélé, Konrad, Pedri and Braithwaite.
  • Girona: Juan Carlos; Calavera, Alcalá, Bernardo, Mojica; Gumbau, Ibrahima Kebe, Valery; Jairo, Samu Saiz and Adrià Turmo. Also they played in the second time Ramalho, Zeballos, Granell, Gallar, Franquesa, Santi Well, Maxi Villa, Joel Priego, Pau Victor and Diamanka.
  • Incidences: Second friendly party of the pre-season 2020-21.
  • Goals of the party: 1-0, Coutinho (min. 21); 2-0, Messi (min. 45); 2-1, Samu Saiz (min. 46); Leo Messi (min. 51).

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