Estadi Ciutat de València has been in recent years F.C.B Cursed being. For the last five duels away from home with Levante The Catalan team has won only once. In addition, they recorded three defeats and only drew once. Even Levante himself was forced to continue this streak, because his placement in the table meant that in order to avoid relegation, a score was practically needed in every match.
Levante takes the lead first
In the first half, neither team was able to gain an advantage over their rivals. The match was well-balanced and although both teams shot twice, it was more dangerous under Stegen’s goal. Jose Luis Morales was the closest to entering the list of scorers, but in the end no goals were scored in the first half.
.’s second part Levante Brilliantly started. In the 52nd minute, Dani Alves fouled the opponent in his team’s penalty area and the referee dictated a penalty kick that Morales used without much trouble. Only four minutes later Judge He pointed to the height of eleven meters again – this time Eric Garcia played the ball with his hand. 2-0 This time Roger Marty tried to raise, but Marc-Andre ter Stegen He fully sensed his intentions and saved his shot.
Roller coaster, penalties and a goal for Barcelona in injury time
Marti’s box made Barcelona players gain new strength. Just three minutes after the penalty area player Levante scored 1:1 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Less than four minutes passed, and Xavi Hernandez’s team was already leading 2:1 – Pedri, who entered the field a few minutes ago, found his way into the net.
It seemed that losing two goals in such conditions would not allow the owners of the land to rise. Otherwise it happened – in the 82nd minute Clement Lenglet, who entered the field just 120 seconds ago, was awarded another penalty. Gonzalo Millero approached the third attempt from a distance of 11 meters and equalized the result with a powerful shot.
While Levante, who was playing on the wave, tried to score the third goal, nothing came of it. A minute after the goal, at 2: 2, Luc de Jong appeared on the field, who again became the champion of Barcelona. And in the second minute of extra time, Jordi Alba crossed a wonderful cross by the Dutch player, who hit a precise shot and made his way into the net and ensured his team’s victory.
Thanks for this win Barcelona was on points with Seville ± (60), but thanks to a better goal difference I overtook her and jumped to second place in the table. On the other hand, Levante left 22 points and climbed to the safe first place out of seven matches He loses seven points before the end of the season.
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