Barcelona defeats Almeria on Pique’s farewell

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This Saturday night, in the 13th round of La Liga championship, in the Blaugrana fortress “Spotify Camp Nou,” Barcelona defeats Almeria with a decisive score of 2-0.

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Ousmane Dembele and Frenkie de Jong scored goals for Barcelona in the 48th and 62nd

minutes, respectively.


By winning, Barcelona improved their standing atop the League standings to 34 points,

while Almeria’s tally remained unchanged at 13 points in fifteenth position.

Following that, the hosts applied pressure early on, and in the fourth minute, Barcelona’s Ferran Torres fired

a pass that touched Almeria defender Kaiki’s hand, signaling the match official to award the

Blaugrana a penalty kick.


Fernando, the goalie for Almeria, stopped a strong shot from Barcelona defender Jordi Alba

in the 18th minute.


However, Almeria’s first opportunity of the game came in the 28th minute on a mistaken pass by

Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong that was cut by Ramazani, who shot hard and Ter

Stegen well saved it.

Baldi fired the shot. Robert Lewandowski received a cross into the box, and in the 41st, he headed it just over the crossbar. In the 46th minute, Pedri received a cross inside the area and headed awkwardly at goalkeeper Fernando. This was Barcelona’s final opportunity.

Barcelona defeats Almeria: Half Time

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Ousmane Dembele gave Barcelona the lead in the 48th minute after receiving a Qatari pass

from Sergio Busquets, dribbling through the Almeria defenders, and striking the bottom

right corner of Fernando Martinez’s goal.


In the 56th minute, Baldy received a cross from the left side by Ferran Torres and headed it

carelessly into Fernando’s palms inside the penalty area.


In the 57th minute, Ousmane Dembele had the chance to give Barcelona a 2-0 lead. He did

so awkwardly as he got the ball deep in the Almeria defense and avoided Fernando, but he

took his time deciding to pass up the chance to score.

Following that, Ansu Fati received a cross from Jordi Alba inside the box; his shot was saved by Fernando,

but it rebounded in front of Frenkie de Jong in the 62nd minute and went in.


Moreover, Barcelona attacker Ansu Fati attempted to add a third goal for Almeria in the 65th minute,

but Fernando expertly blocked the young player’s shot.
Up to the final horn, the Blaugrana maintained control of the game, scoring three crucial points to move into first place in La Liga.

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