Barça beat Almeria and take first place in the League in Piqué’s farewell

Cheered on by 92,000 followers at Spain’s Camp Nou, Gerard Piqué ended his profession as an expert participant in the very best fashion with a 2-0 victory and a short lived lead in La Liga over Barcelona. The staff defeated Almeria this night (5), in the match that counts for the thirteenth day of the match, with objectives scored by Dembélé and Frenkie de Jong.

With 34 factors, Barcelona has left Real Madrid, with 32 factors, and quickly assumes the management of the match. Almeria has not modified its place and stays in 14th place, having added 13 factors up to now.

Piqué’s greeting

The sport was Piqué’s final, he left the area in the fortieth minute of the second half with tears in his eyes and hugs from all his teammates who’re nonetheless on the area. The defender introduced his retirement on Thursday and took Spain unexpectedly. Completed in the membership’s youth classes and skilled staff since the 2008/09 season, he had a contract with Barcelona till June 2024.

particular uniform

Barça ready a collection of occasions to honor Gerard Piqué in his final match. Among the tributes, the staff entered the area with a commemorative t-shirt, underneath the motto SEMPR3.

Lewandowski missed the penalty

Lewandowski squandered Barcelona’s first actual probability to take the lead. After the referee made a contact on Kaiky’s arm, the striker went for the kick and hit Martinez’s proper nook, the ball stopped searching.

Lewandowski missed the penalty in Barcelona vs Almeria in the Brazilian Championship match

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It went nicely: Kaiky redeems himself

After going in for a handball and being accountable for Lewandowski’s wasted penalty, the Brazilian redeemed himself with the staff. Still in the twenty ninth minute of the first half, Ferrán Torres shot along with his left foot, however Kaiky appeared to avoid wasting nearly over the line after hitting the goalkeeper in the shot.

Too dangerous: Sergio Akieme would not hit one

Unable to carry Dembélé in most of the performs that began from the left, Sergio Akieme of Almeria needed to depend on the lack of marksmanship of the attackers to keep away from defeat in most of the assaults. In addition to dropping the ball greater than 15 instances, he was unable to intercept the opponent’s assault even as soon as

Barcelona units the tempo, however misses possibilities

Although the trio of Dembélé, Lewandowski and Ferran Torres managed to create possibilities, Barça confirmed little or no high quality to finish the first half. Returning to the second part, with out making any modifications, the staff modified its perspective and took benefit of the first alternative to open the scoring with the aim that put the staff in the lead of the match.

Open Dembélé and open Frenkie de Jong

Dembélé celebrates Barcelona's goal against Almeria in a Spanish Championship match - Alex Caparros/Getty Images - Alex Caparros/Getty Images

Dembélé celebrates Barcelona’s aim towards Almeria in the Spanish Championship match

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The Catalan staff opened the scoring solely 2 minutes into the second half. Dembélé dominates from the proper after an extended shot by Busquets, costs into the center and hits Martínez’s proper nook. Fourteen minutes later, Frankie de Jong doubled the lead after Alba’s left cross.

Almeria is just not afraid

The guests weren’t intimidated by a Camp Nou with greater than 90,000 followers and, though they managed to create harmful performs from lengthy balls in the air, the staff prioritized their sturdy protection in the five-man line. Unable to make the transition in their sport, Barça typically discovered themselves arriving in their space, however with out the vital objectives to increase the lead and get a foul.


Lewandowski, in the sixth minute of the match, missed the penalty. The guests had a terrific probability with Ramazani, however Ter Stegen saved it. Barça have been as soon as once more in hazard in the 29′ and 34′ with Ferrán Torres. In the first play, Kaiky saved underneath the put up and quickly after the striker despatched it away. It did not take lengthy to return for the second stage and Dembele made it 1 and 0 in the 2nd minute and Frenkie de Jong prolonged it in the sixteenth minute.

subsequent video games

Barcelona return to motion subsequent Tuesday (8) at 17:30 (Brazilian time) to face Osasuna, away from dwelling in the Liga. Almeria performs the subsequent day, towards Getafe, additionally at 15:00 in the Spanish Championship.

Barcelona 2 x 0 Almeria

The motive: The thirteenth day of the league
Date: 05/11/2022
Place: Camp Nou (ESP)
Hour: 17:00 (from Brazil)
Yellow playing cards: Ferrán Torres, Dembele (BAR); Kaiky (ALM)
pink playing cards: He did not have
objectives: Dembélé (BAR) to 2′ of 2Q; Frenkie de Jong (BAR) at 16′ of 2Q

Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Álex Balde, Piqué (Christensen), Marcos Alonso, Alba, Busquets (Gavi), Frenkie de Jong, Pedri, Dembélé (Raphinha), Lewandowski and Ferrán Torres (Ansu Fati). Coach: Xavi.

Almeria: Fernando Martínez, Houboulang Mendes, Kaiky (Babic), Rodrigo Ely (Eguaras), Chumi, Akieme, Melero, Robertone (Portillo), Samú Costa, Ramazani and Léo Baptistão (Dyego Sousa). Technician: Ruby.

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