FC Barcelona began the brand new season having a disappointing 3-1 loss for their arch rivals Real Madrid within the first leg from the Supercopa in the Camp Nou. Madrid’s goals came using a Pique own goal, Ronaldo and Asensio while Messi scored the Blaugrana’s lone goal in the place. The 2nd leg is going to be performed in Madrid on Wednesday.
Barça’s year under new manager Ernesto Valverde began with disappointing loss against Real Madrid in the Camp Nou. After playing to some scoreless attract the very first half, Barça found themselves lower an objective when Gerard Pique’s own goal put Real Madrid ahead five minutes following the restart. Barça got an equalizer when Lionel Messi struck in the penalty place within the 76th minute after Keylor Navas was ruled to possess fouled Luis Suarez. Charge wouldn’t last lengthy as Ronaldo would score an equalizer three minutes later. He was booked for celebrating his goal if you take his shirt off. That caution would return to haunt him as he was proven his second yellow card for diving within the box three minutes later. Even though Barça had an additional man advantage, it had been Madrid who’d the 3rd and final goal within the 89th minute thanks to an excellent finish from Asensio. Barça possess the daunting task of overcoming three away goals along with a two goal aggregate deficit when these two side renew acquaintances on Wednesday in Madrid.
Match Details (From Sport):
FC Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Aleix Vidal ,Piqué, Umtiti, Jordi Alba, Busquets, Rakitic (Alcácer, 83′), Iniesta (Sergi Roberto, 67′), Messi, Deulofeu (Denis Suárez, 58′) & Suárez.
Real Madrid: Keylor Navas, Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo, Casemiro, Kroos, Isco, Kovacic (Asensio, 67′), Bale (Lucas Vázquez, 80′) & Benzema (Cristiano Ronaldo, 57′).
Goals: -1, Piqué (own-goal min. 49) 1-1, Messi (penalty- min. 76) Ronaldo (min. 79) 1-3, Asensio (min. 89).
Referee: De Burgos Bengoetxea.
Cautions: Casmiero (20′), Piqué (27′), Messi (39′), Bale (40′), Carvajal (41′), Busquets (56′), Marcelo (75′).
Red Cards: Ronaldo (79′ & 82′).