FC Barcelona: 4-0 salute to the Blaugranas
Updated: Jun 22
- BY ABHISHEK KUMAR
FC Barcelona favored a great shower a smile on Saturday night to their fans as the team conquered a 4-0 victory in the mighty Mallorca stadium. Returning from days of no football, FC Barcelona portrayed, they are no mediocre and are considered to be the best despite challenging circumstances.
BARCELONA XI: M ter Stegen (G), J Alba, G Pique, S Roberto, R Araujo, S Busquets, A Vidal, F de Jong, L Messi (C), M Braithwaite, A Griezmann.
MALLORCA XI: M Reina (C)(G), A Budimir, Cucho, T Kubo, M Pedraza, A Pozo, A Raillo, D Rodriguez, J Sastre, S Sevilla, M Valjent.
1 min 53 sec [1st Goal]
They were marking their record of sliding the ball in the opponent's net in mere 1 min 53 secs, setting the fastest goal record of FC Barcelona since 23rd June 2016. The Alba-Vidal duo, considered as Barca's knight, once again stamped their authority in their battlefield, shooting a start in a smooth cross and head goal.
After their massive struggle and continuous efforts, the Mallorcan's were able to in cash the opportunity to equal the numbers on the scoreboard. But this proved to be in vain after the No. 1 keeper Ter Stegan stood as the great wall of china against the home team.
37 mins [2nd Goal]
FC Barcelona's recruit, finally started to bear fruit when Martin Braithwaite proved his presence, after securing a 2nd on the scoreboard. The 29-year-old didn't lose this opportunity to show his skills to the entire world, converting the assist from the six-time Ballon d'Or winner, Andres Lionel Messi.
79 mins [3rd Goal]
Setien's team of 11 took the game to another league, after a jaw-dropping spell by Jordi Alba was sought by the exhilarating fans, expanding their chest to 56 inches. Another Messi assists made FC Barcelona create a by and large goal difference column of this season, creating a 3-0 track record on the score screen.
90+3 mins [4th Goal]
The last Goal arrived when it was the least expected. Every game of the five times UEFA Champions is incomplete without the Goal of the greatest player of all time. Messi never misses the opportunity to steal the show. The last Goal during the injury time put an end to the match as well as the dry spell of the hearts of all Messians rubbing their eyes in disbelief, full of satisfaction, waiting to see this moment for more than 100 days.
Watch the highlights of the entire match in the given video below to get to know the path of victory for the team as well as their fans.
FC Barcelona securing the 1st position with 61 points proved themself once again, not to underestimate the stalwarts even if the pandemic arrives or it is the end of the universe. They will always be back with a bang.