BARCELONA, 8 Aug. (EUROPA PRESS) –
FC Barcelona gained the Joan Gamper Trophy in opposition to Tottenham Hotspur (4-2) this Tuesday due to a last-minute comeback due to the younger blaugrana pearls that made us overlook the shadows seen, additionally, within the debut of Xavi Hernandez’s staff in opposition to his followers within the rented fiefdom of the Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys de Montjuïc.
Victory for Barca and renewed spirits for the upcoming league debut. In a tricky take a look at, in opposition to a Tottenham with out Harry Kane however with a robust eleven, Barca left the flashes behind in time to, in an electrical finale with Yamine Lamal and Ansu Fati taking middle stage, flip the sport round and keep ‘his’ Gamper.
The primary scorer in Montjuïc (in an unofficial duel) is Robert Lewandowski, a battle veteran who gave Ansu Fati, Lamine Yamal, Ez Abde and Ferran Torres the main position of the night time; names that may be frequent in what stays of the market, and within the season, to make Ousmane Dembele overlook, who will go to Paris as quickly because the sale is sealed.
Robert ‘Lewangol’ took simply three minutes to open the scoring. An excellent connection -of which a lot is expected- between Raphinha and Robert Lewandowski made the Brazilian, assisted by a well-grounded Oriol Romeu, dribble previous his defender to place the ball to the Polish striker. And he waited, let it bounce and spliced it together with his left foot to beat Vicario.
And simply two minutes later Raphinha had the second on her boots, however forgave with a left-footed shot, inside the world, too highly effective that went over the crossbar. An excellent blaugrana begin to his match, in his new and non permanent house, with an impressed Raphinha keen to make the punished -without being called- Ousmane Dembele overlook.
Nevertheless, Barca went out. The 35,224 spectators (with plenty of vacationers) who got here to the ‘Muntanya Màgica’ took a very long time to attach with the sport and Tottenham took benefit of it, with a brace from Oliver Skipp (first from an empty objective, and from point-blank vary, then ), flip the rating round and go into the break with a bonus.
Within the restart, Richarlison and Pedro Porro warned however Marc-Andre Ter Stegen averted the 1-3. Barca, with many adjustments, noticed that they needed to decide up the tempo and Xavi knew find out how to hit the important thing. At 36′ of the second half the tie got here, and in added time two objectives ‘made in la Masia’ to show the sport round and switch this Trofeu Joan Gamper into a celebration.
To come back again, first you must tie. Ferran Torres, who remains to be in a state of grace this preseason and incomes the job and the love, which he had not assured, from the ‘culer’ followers, scored his third objective this summer time, assisted this time by the youthful Yamine Lamal, who he rode the proper wing earlier than seeing him and giving him half a objective.
And when the penalties have been smelled on Montjuïc, the objective got here from Ansu Fati who remains to be decided to get better his greatest model. Assisted by Torres, however in a play began once more by Lamine Yamal, he crossed the ball earlier than the departure of an outmatched Guglielmo Vicario. The euphoria grew much more when Ez Abde, who desires to remain, closed the sudden win with a cross from Fermin Lopez, one other diamond within the tough that’s being polished and with Lamal once more within the image.