Leo Messi stepped in at the right time to turn anxiety into victory. Barcelona wanted but could not at Villamarín, where he dominated but lacked the finishing touches, and the captain, touching an hour of an anxious and anxious match, entered the entire group. Barcelona won 2-3 thanks to a goal by Trincao near the end, in a play started by Messi, and Coman’s team showed that he maintains that intensity and the belief that other times he would not exist.
He hurt again and came back. He did so through the Argentine crack, who two minutes after his appearance on the field tied 1-0, shortly after the start of the game 1-2 and almost finally, when he feared the final tie, he threw a ball, cut by Victor Ruiz, especially because His lack of harmony in defense, ended with Trinkau’s shot in the net after stealing the ball.
One night of everything. Come and go. Right and wrong domain. And Messi above all. one more time.
Coman chose to revolutionize the Eleven, giving priority to rest with the goal of the Cup match against Sevilla, which will be played next Wednesday, leaving Liu, De Jong and Pedri on the bench. He continued to force Araujo, who paid for as soon as he started, returning Braithwaite to the team that had accompanied Ricky and Pjanic in Busquets in an unprecedented lineup … which turned out to be headless very soon.
Without time to catch up, Araujo was left injured, with a sprained ankle, and De Jong entered to play as the central initiator and theoretical of the offensive game, but this offensive game had no kind of continuity. Not the depth behind Dembele and even less than the shot, which only showed up with the brush half an hour later when Lenglet ended up, alone, unattended, relaxed and at the edge of a small area, with a head so crossed tolerant of a goal, who knew would have driven the game into a completely different position.
He was unsuccessful and it was Betis who scored shortly thereafter, in joint supervision of the team that allowed Emerson to climb up and Poiga Iglesias’ shot on target. Barcelona ended up playing in the first half, surprised, out of place, and close to the collapse of the person waiting to leave after the break.
Pedri appeared from the start in the second half and a different picture was actually seen. Outside of Braithwaite, more driving and collecting. The superiority … which ended up being subtlety when Koeman decided to remove the unseen Pjanic and the unfortunate Ricky to give entry to Messi and Trinkau, and ultimately the heroes of the victory.
Leo needed ten minutes to turn 1-0, first, on the spot, to finish a pass from Dembélé and then to give a deep pass to Jordi ALba, whose heart had been fatally eliminated by Griezmann … the ball bouncing at Víctor Ruiz being 1-2.
Absolute dominant, assertive and calm, Barcelona took another blow with an unnecessary foul from Busquets who put Vicker at the head of Victor Ruiz. Once again tie and nerves to the end … But the game has changed, football has changed, and Al Barsha’s dominance owes him the prize.
And it almost came to an end. one more time. Messi’s cross, Victor Ruiz, slow to take the ball, cut Trinkau’s steal and perfect shot, crossed into the net. Barcelona continues. Six consecutive league wins. Thinking about the cup, he does not sleep because with Messi everything is possible. Always.