With Lewa on the subject, Barça beat RB with a goal from Dembélé

Barcelona beat the New York Red Bulls 2-0 in a pre-season pleasant immediately at the Red Bull Arena in the United States. The targets had been scored by Ousmane Dembélé and Memphis Depay.

Taking that into consideration, the Catalan membership has three wins and two attracts in the 5 friendlies performed up to now. The staff drew 1×1 with UE Olot, then beat Inter Miami 6×0, gained El Clásico in opposition to Real Madrid, 1×0, and misplaced 2×2 with Juventus.

Now, Barça can have just one sport, in opposition to Pumas-MEX, subsequent Saturday (6), to shut the sequence earlier than the begin of the European season. Xavi’s males’s debut will likely be on August 13, in opposition to Rayo Vallecano, for matchday 1 of the Spanish Championship.

The New Yorkers, on the different hand, are often competing in the American season. The final competitors was in the finals of the US Open Cup, and so they gained 5×1 and had been eradicated to Orlando City. Major League Soccer (MLS) will return to the subject for matchday 25 to face Colorado subsequent Tuesday (2).

Barcelona followers watch the match in opposition to New York Red Bulls in New Jersey

Image: Ira L. Black/AFP

Get began with the blaugrana area

In the first minutes of the match, the stability between the two groups was rehearsed, together with a good likelihood from the defender Reyes, nevertheless it was sufficient for Barcelona to “get into the sport” for the hosts to undergo many assaults from the Spanish assault.

The trio of Raphinha, Dembélé and Lewandowski made the opposing protection hellish and collectively they created quite a few probabilities. The two new signings, nonetheless, missed good alternatives with photographs underneath the crossbar of goalkeeper Carlos Coronel, who additionally saved two photographs from the Poles amid the culé bombardment.

Raphinha passes and Dembélé scores

Towards the finish of the first half, Barcelona had been so insistent that they opened the scoring (see under) with Frenchman Dembélé in the fortieth minute assisted by Raphinha. The Frenchman began from the left, cleared the opponent and made a 1-2 with the Brazilian. When he acquired it on the proper, he completed with a cross, with energy, and stuffed the internet.

Dembele, who was uncertain about staying at the membership at the finish of final season, is getting his probabilities again with Xavi. The 7 shirt, too, had already scored each of Barça’s targets in the draw in opposition to Juventus.

Part two extra mentioned

Although the coach of the Red Bulls, Gerhard Struber, modified the eleven gamers at half-time, in the second half the American staff tried to stability the duel extra, though it was by more durable interventions.

The foul play continued till midfielder Daniel Edelman was despatched off in the thirty seventh minute for a violent sort out on Pedri.

Barcelona tried, however failed at the finish

Midway by the second half, Barcelona struggled to create probabilities and once more Lewandowski stopped the opposition keeper in his greatest likelihood up to now. The Pole is taking part in his third sport with Barça and has but to attain a goal.

As Xavi made adjustments, Barça returned to dictate the tempo of the sport, however didn’t make the alternative very harmful. The greatest performances got here from the toes of Ansu Fati, who narrowly prolonged the lead with a shot from the left of Ryan Meara’s goal. The American goalkeeper confirmed security in but different photographs.

Depay takes benefit of the failure of the protection and scores once more

In competition and hypothesis to go away Barcelona, ​​ahead Memphis Depay returned to attain. Receiving Pjanic’s shot, the Dutchman was opportunistic and positioned himself properly to benefit from the Americans’ defensive breakdown, dribble previous the goalkeeper and fireplace the ball into the again of the internet.

The goal scored in the final minutes of the sport sealed the victory for the Spaniards.


New York Red Bulls FC vs FC Barcelona – Pre-Season Friendly
Date and time: July 30, 2022 (Saturday), 20:00 (Brazil time)
Place: Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey (United States)
Yellow playing cards: Cristian Cásseres Jr. and O’Vonte Mullings (NYRB), Ronald Araújo and Gerard Piqué (BAR)
purple playing cards: Daniel Edelman (NYRB)
targets: Ousmane Dembélé, from Barcelona, ​​40’/1. and Memphis Depay, from Barcelona, ​​​​42’/2.

NY RED BULLS: Carlos Coronel (Ryan Meara); Aaron Long (Hassan Ndam), Andrés Reyes (Curtis Ofori) and Sean Nealis (Dylan Nealis); Dru Yearwood (O’Vonte Mullings), Cameron Harper (Daniel Edelman), Cristian Cásseres Jr. (Steven Sserwadda) and John Tolkin (Frankie Amaya); Luquinhas (Omir Fernandez), Patryk Klimala (Tom Barlow) and Lewis Morgan (Caden Clark). Technician: Gerhard Struber

BARCELONA: Marc André ter-Stegen (Iñaki Peña); Ronald Araújo (Sergi Roberto), Eric García (Nico González), Andreas Christensen (Gerard Piqué) and Jordi Alba (Alejandro Balde); Sergio Busquets (Miralem Pjanic), Gavi (Pedri) (Pablo Torre) and Frenkie de Jong (Franck Kessié); Raphinha (Aubameyang), Robert Lewandowski (Memphis Depay) and Ousmane Dembélé (Ansu Fati). Technician: Xavi Hernandez

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