The most highlighted facts of the last match in Barcelona vs Chapecoense AF
Last August 7th it was witnessed one of the most significant matches in the history of football, where was disputed the trophy Joan Gamper, a friendly tournament that Barcelona performs every year.
This match more than a pre-season between clubs, was a great tribute to the team of Chapecoense AF, due to the terrible tragedy that suffered Chapecoense AF where 71 people lost their lives.
Jackson Follman and Helio Hermito Neto, survivors of the incident happened on November 26th of 2016, were in charge of the kickoff, while Alan Ruschel the third person who could survive, was the captain of the team during the commitment.
Before the match started, the captain of Barcelona, Andres Iniesta, addressed a few words as homage to Chapecoense AF, he said: “Today is a very special day, we received in our house the Chapecoense, a very special rival. I hope you can enjoy an unforgettable match. ” After these words, he welcomed all those present to the new season.
Barcelona fans who bought their Tickets Online could witness an incredible match, a special match with a special rival.
The new Barcelona of the technical director Ernesto Valverde was presented for the first time, after the recent departure of Neymar Jr to Paris Saint Germain.
Expectations were high, uncertainty was growing among Barcelona supporters, since Neymar proved to be an unconditional player as the No. 11, now without him, they should show the same collective and good performance that characterizes Barcelona.
Among other noveltied, apart from the incorporation of the new technical director, Ernesto Valverde, Nelson Semedo, Marlon Santos and Gerard Deulofeu would wear already their uniforms.
Chapecoense AF came to the meeting occupying the 16th position in the Brasileirao, after having suffered a defeat against Coritiba two-nil.
The Barcelona went out to the field as follows:
Ter Stegen in the bow; Aleix Vidal, Piqué, Umtiti and Jordi Alba in the defensive zone; in the middle field we would find Busquets, Rakitic and Iniesta; and the front would be conformed by, Messi, Suárez and Deulofeu.
This was the eleventh that featured the Chapecoense AF
Elijah in the bow; Apodi, Octávio, Ramos and Reinaldo in the defense; Moses, Mineiro, Nenén and Paulista in the middle field; Alan Ruschel and Lourency on the front lines.
The superiority on the field by Barcelona, did not wait, it only took 5 minutes to score the first goal, Deulofue opened the scoring.
In the 11th minute due to a counter performed by Barcelona, the second goal was scored, this time the one in charge of sending the ball to the net, was Sergio Busquets.
It was not until the 28th minute, when thanks to Lionel Messi’s feet, came the three-nil, and Barcelona anticipated what was coming for the rest of the game.
The first half finished with a non-suppressive thrashing.
Only 10 minutes were enough; in the 55th minute the scoring was four-nil. However Luis Suarez continued with the thrashing.
Barcelona had to wait until the 73rd minute to sing and finish sealing the commitment, the fifth was scored by Denis Suarez, player who entered the minute 48.
The match ended, Barcelona without any doubts won the Joan Gamper trophy, 2017 edition, with a forceful score of five-nil before the AF Chapecoense.
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