Normally FC Barcelona would probably not miss any points at Deportivo Alaves. But in their current form, it is less surprising that the Catalans did not win.
FC Barcelona missed a win at Deportivo Alaves. The Spanish top club only scored 1-1 against the outsider. It is the fourth league match in a row that Barcelona has not won.
After 31 minutes it was 0: 1 from the point of view of Lionel Messi and Co Ter Stegen substitute Neto came out of the fence, took a pass from central defender Pique from close range, tried to dance the opponent and lost the ball said opponent was Luis Rioja, who threw the ball into the empty goal.
As a result, Barcelona stood out for frustration. Three players saw yellow cards before half time. Among them Lionel Messi, who was angry about the backlog.
Competition is withdrawing
In the second half, Barça did better, played more focused and purposeful. It was rewarded in the 63rd minute when Antoine Griezmann equalized. A minute earlier, Jota van Alaves saw the yellow-red card for a foul on Gerard Pique.
Deportivos Jota (center) had to end the game early. (Source: ZUMA Wire / Image Images)
Driven by the equalizing goal, Barcelona ran to, but remained without another goal. 23 goals and more than 70 percent possession were at the end of the day. But it was not enough because the second gate was missing.
In the table, Barça remains in midfield. Twelfth place is currently the order of the day for the Catalans, who have only eight points after six games. Far too little for the ambitious club. In comparison, Real Madrid’s league has 16 points after seven games. City rivals Atletico Madrid are in third place after six games with 14 points. Second is Real Sociedad (14 points).
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