Barcelona, which sailed from one crisis to another in the summer, opened its season in the Spanish league with a convincing victory over Villarreal.
The match was not only the Barcelona series opening, but also the first official match of the new head coach Ronald Koemanin under the authority of. Koeman replaced him Quique Setienin After Barcelona lost to Bayern Munich in a humiliating manner in the Champions League of 2–2.
Perhaps wrinkled in the most shocking transfer saga of the summer Lionel Messi was in the opening lineup of Barcelona. Before the start of the season, Messi tried to force his transfer out of Barcelona, but the club did not agree to this without an insanely high transfer fee. Messi stayed with me.
After the transfer failed, Messi has stalked the club management on social media, among other things.
The first half was a Catalan giant on display. Barcelona hit the board with four goals and did not allow their visitors to shoot towards the goal once.
The goal was started a quarter after the game only by a 17-year-old super promise Ansu fati. The left side is a cooled side pack Jordi Alba found Fati in the box, and the young man finished handsomely.
A few minutes later, Fati was in mischief again. Returned from its Bayern loan Philippe Coutinho freed Fat to the scene, and there was no room for reproach in the finish again.
The Spaniard became the youngest player to score at least 10 goals since the start of last season in the European Grand Series.
After Fat, it was Mess’s turn to take the lead. 3-0, increasing the lead was a successful penalty after just over half an hour of the game.
The fair, in turn, became the sixth player in history to have scored a goal in at least seventeen different La Liga seasons. Painting would be required for the top two of the list for two more seasons.
Just before the break, the Argentine magician was about to find the one who had rushed to the open with his concentration. Sergio Busquetsin, but missed the last-minute Villarreal defender Pau Torres unfortunately, guided the ball to his own goal. 4-0
On the other side, Villarreal picked up a bit, or Barcelona lifted his foot off the gas. The most significant events were the exchanges of three Barcelona debutants on the field. For the first time, Barcelona was represented by a 17-year-old midfielder Pedri, Bosnian star Miralem Pjanic and acquired from the Portuguese league Trincao.
No more goals were seen in the match, so the first half rush was enough for a convincing 4-0 opening victory for Barcelona.