Barcelona vs Villarreal (2-1)

Barcelona attained head coach Ernesto Valverde a much-needed 2-1 LaLiga ending over Villarreal however Lionel Messi was substituted at half-time, restricting his 1st beginning of the season. Barcelona vs Villarreal

After a modest beginning to the campaign, Valverde’s position had come back below increasing scrutiny. Nonetheless, goals from Antoine Griezmann and Arthur secured three welcome points on Tuesday.

Villarreal midfielder Santi Cazorla force a goal back before the break. However, Barcelona’s defense stood firm within the half.

Finally ready to create his four-hundredth LaLiga begin following a calf downside.

Messi forces up with a muscle injury directly before the unit of time mark, and despite returning to the sphere following treatment, he was replaced by Ousmane Dembele at the interval.

The Argentina forward, UN agency picked up the most effective FIFA Men’s Player award in the city on Monday, had been instrumental in his team’s sixth-minute opener at Camp Nou.

Messi’s cross following a corner picked out Griezmann and therefore the France international headed in from a right angle.

Barcelona more a second goal within the fifteenth minute with a thunderous strike from Arthur.

Villarreal goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo might solely stand and watch because the Brazil midfielder, afforded area and time, affected a robust long-range shot into the highest of cyberspace.

The guests force a goal back in equally spectacular fashion directly before the break, though.

Once a slick passing move culminated with a fierce drive from Cazorla that flew on the far side Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Goals Barcelona

6′ Barcelona A. Griezmann
15′ Barcelona Arthur


Goals Villarreal

44′ Villarreal S. Cazorla

Barcelona Lineups

1 Marc-André ter Stegen
2 Nélson Semedo
3 Gerard Piqué
15 Clément Lenglet
24 Junior Firpo
20 Sergi Roberto
5 Sergio Busquets
8 Arthur
10 Lionel Messi
9 Luis Suárez
17 Antoine Griezmann

Goals Villarreal Lineups

1 Sergio Asenjo
20 Rubén Peña
3 Raúl Albiol
4 Pau Torres
16 Xavier Quintilla
19 André Zambo Anguissa
10 Vicente Iborra
11 Samuel Chukwueze
8 Santi Cazorla
24 Javier Ontiveros
7 Gerard Moreno

Barcelona vs Villarreal Match Statistics



8 Shots Total 11
4 Shots on goal 3
3 Shots off goal 3
1 Shots blocked 5
6 Shots inside box 5
2 Shots outside box 6
4 Fouls 13
6 Corners 5
4 Offsides 3
2 Saves 2
57% Possession Time 43%
638 Passes Total 475
561 Accurate Passes 397


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