We invite our readers to predict the fate of the Catalan club in the current European campaign.
February 17, 2021, 8:05 p.m.
The first match against French PSG in the 1/8 finals of the UEFA Champions League, which took place for Catalan Barcelona on the field of their native Camp Nou, ended with another failure of Ronald Koeman’s accusations in the current European Cup campaign (1: 4)
Barcelona – PSG 1: 4 Video for goals and overview of matches
Towards the middle of the first, the Catalan club got the right to take a penalty, which earned Frankie de Jong, and Lionel Messi assured a shot in the upper right corner. This goal allowed Barcelona to gain a situational advantage in the result, for the Argentine himself became another reason for a personal record.
However, the French club proved ready for such a turn of events, after five minutes later it was compensated by the efforts of Killian Mbape, who at the age of 22 is already came in third in the number of goals scored in the history of PSG and got up second player, after the Ukrainian Andriy Shevchenkowho succeeded to make a hat trick at Camp Nou in the UEFA Champions League.
After all, the French striker became the best player of the match, and his opponent from the Catalan club defense, Clement Lengle, the worst.
Home games this season are clearly not Blaugranas’ strengths. Barcelona, at the moment, have lost a lot at home in the Champions League as many times as they did 20 previous seasons, for the first time in history after losing two consecutive home games of this tournament.
At the end of the fight, the mentors and the players of both teams took the floor. Thus, Ronald Koeman confirmed that “PSG is currently a stronger team than Barcelona“and the French striker” Blaugranas “Antoine Griezmann complained that”Barcelona has never shown its best game“
On the part of the Parisians, the head coach Mauricio Pochettino spoke, noticing the premature joy of fans and experts, and Brazilian midfielder Marquinhos repeated his mentor in this matter, saying that Barcelona “has 90 minutes left in the return match”.
Now that the emotions of the couple’s first fight have subsided, Football.among others wants to ask its readers for their opinion, will the Catalan Barcelona be able to repeat its success four years ago, after achieving success in the field of the opponent in the mirror fights?
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