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Barcelona leapfrog Atletico into 4th after a goalfest

Luis Enrique

FC Barcelona in their latest match, hosted Atletico which can turn out to be a turning point for the men in Blaugrana here onwards.

FC Barcelona’s recent form has inarguably one of the worst in the 21st Century. With the team already out of the Champions League, Copa Del Rey, the Spanish Supercup. The race for La Liga is almost out of their hands. However, with the Europa League still in sight, Xavi demanded a new front forward from the president.

Laporta, the president of FC Barcelona bought 3 new strikers on Xavi’s demand. With the Blaugrana now having Ferran, Adama, and Aubameyeng, Barcelona ran riot against Atletico Madrid with final the score being 4-2.

Adding on, some heated comments coming from the managers about their respective game styles added more spice to the already heated game. Henceforth, it was Barca’s game who moved the ball flawlessly from the start controlling the game.

The Goals galore in Barcelona Vs Atletico Madrid

Although, it was Atletico who drew the first blood with a fantastic strike from Yannick Carrasco in 8th the minute. It didn’t take long for Barca to come back with a fantastic strike from Alba coming in the 11th Minute. From here on Barcelona didn’t look like stopping. With Adama swiftly changing his pace down the right flank providing a beautiful assist for Gavi to beat Oblak. Finally, it was Uruguayan, Araujo scoring the final goal of the first half directly after his return from an injury.

Furthermore, Barcelona started their first half against Atletico on the front foot. With Alves scoring his first goal for Barcelona against Atletico post his return. Even so, Atletico tried their best to get back in the game with Suarez scoring against his former team. But a bitter taste came when Alves received a red card for an unnecessary challenge.

Moreover, Atletico tried their best to take the opportunity but failed. Even after getting 6 minutes of added time Simeone’s side couldn’t take advantage.

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