He Barcelona beat the Osasuna (1-0) in the Camp Nouin the day 33 of the Spanish leagueto keep getting closer to the domestic title and thanks to a Jordi Alba who, coming out as refreshment, rescued a barca thick that continues paid at 1-0 against a ‘Osasuna B’ who, with one less from half an hour, thought about the final of Copa del Rey of Saturday.
It was not fine at all barca in his fief. The fans became desperate when they saw that their team created chances but did not define, either due to a mistake or because of Aitor Fernández’s great night defending his goal. In the end, a jordi Sunrise who went crazy celebrating the goal was the key to the game.
The winger from L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, acting as captain and veteran, showed once again that he willingly accepts Balde passing him but, as soon as he has minutes, he takes advantage of them and challenges his young successor. With good centers, with offensive clairvoyance and with a saving goal.
Follow subscriber on barca to 1-0 in this League that is getting closer, and practically touching. It seemed that Barça would suffer a ‘trigger’ against a Osasuna full of substitutes, thinking about that cup final on Saturday in Seville against him real Madridand who also was left with one less in minute 27 ‘for expulsion, for a direct red card, of the rookie youth squad Jorge Herrando.
He left Xavi with few surprises in his eleven, but this time he was successful in the changes from the bench. Ousmane Dembele iHe tried changes of rhythm and one against one, Ansu Fati He was unfortunate and tight at first but he improved and, above all, with Jordi Alba he seemed to return to the past, to that electric game with his left foot and with constant quality alternatives in the offensive game.
In the goal, for example, in the 85th minute. The play began Dembele on the right, he gave it to Robert Lewandowski (who was canceled, well and from the VAR, a goal in 79 ‘) so that he raised his head and put it back, for an excellent tonight Frenkie de Jong who combed it, judiciously, to assist Jordi Alba. And this one hit him, with the exterior and effect, first to beat Aitor, who brushed it.
It was the night of the doorman Mondragon, but he lacked millimeters to be crowned avoiding this goal. In the end, the barca found the way to victory, to a victory that leaves the blaugrana fans happy despite the previous suffering before the double wall of Osasuna; that of a defense that became a line of 6 members and the aforementioned Aitorthe best of Navarrese.
He avoided goals from Pedroof raphinhaof Ansu Fatiof Lewandowskiof Araujo. But barca failed, in boots of Pedro first and of Dembele, later, sung goals with unfortunate shots to an empty goal. Missed occasions so clear that it seemed that the barca would not mark
Even Osasuna, despite playing with countless rotations and with one less from 27 ‘, he had a couple of chances to score. there appeared Marc-André Ter Stegen, which is back to its best level, to avoid major disaster on occasions of Iker Munozfor example, in a shot from outside the area.
Undoubtedly, the one who had the initiative of the game and enjoyed the best chances was a barca who pressured the real Madrid, who started his game knowing that he was 14 points behind the leader. He did his homework for Barça, although he will have to refine his aim if he wants to aim for higher levels. In Europe, this nonsense will continue to cause nightmares.