Barcelona beat Girona comfortably in the second friendly match of the culé preseason. Two goals from Messi and one from Coutinho they were enough for Ronald Koeman’s men to take the victory and leave Samu Sáiz’s goal to nothing.
In Ronald Koeman’s second game the coach continued to experiment. In goal came out Net due to Ter Stegen’s injury. Ahead of the Brazilian, a line of four defenders in which Sergi Roberto I was operating in the right lane and Sunrise on the opposite band. Araujo and Piqué they acted as centrals. In the center of the field, Sergio Busquets, Trincao and Frenkie de Jong they were responsible for generating game so that the attackers, Messi, Griezmann and Coutinho, They will try to do the many culés.
The game started in a comfortable way for Barcelona. Coutinho warned in the first minutes with a shot that ran into the crossbar. Minutes later, the Brazilian would not fail. Luxury pass from Leo Messi to the hole towards Trincao and the Portuguese makes the death pass so that the footballer who was on loan last season at Bayern could push, at will, the leather at the bottom of the net.
The second of the afternoon would arrive from the feet of Leo Messi. The Argentine, who does not finish smiling after having had to stay at Barcelona, stirred, overcame an opponent and with his bad leg, his right, put the ball into the squad, where after hitting the stick, the ball ended up entering the goal to put the 2-0 in Johann Cruyff’s electronic score.
Already in the second act, an error of Frenkie de Jong in the exit of the ball earned Samu Saiz to make the goal of Girona and distances that Leo Messi would extend again minutes later. The ’10’ shot from the edge of the area and the ball was rejected by a defender, which made the goalkeeper of the rojiblanco team unable to do anything to prevent the goal. Little else happened afterwards: change carousel and a slower match pace that left the score at the final 3-1.