Barcelona, Aug 24 (EFE).- The 91,000 or more who pressed into Camp Nou for Wednesday’s cause well disposed between FC Barcelona and Manchester City were blessed to receive an astonishing challenge that finished 3-3 on account of the guests’ punishment transformation in stoppage-time.
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The match was proposed by Juan Carlos Unzue, Pep Guardiola’s colleague and – later – associate mentor at Barcelona, who was determined to have ALS over quite a while back.
Unzue enjoyed the main half with Guardiola in the Man City specialized region prior to joining current Blaugrana supervisor Xavi Hernandez for the subsequent period.
Fans expecting to see a double between Robert Lewandowski and Erling Haaland were disheartened, as Xavi avoided the Poland worldwide with regards to the crew.
Every one of the scorings for the Catalan club came from players reputed to be on out Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Frenkie de Jong, and Memphis Depay.
The home side overwhelmed for the initial 20 minutes, yet the main objective went to City, as Julian Alvarez got the better of Barcelona reinforcement guardian Iñaki Peña in the 21st moment.
Aubameyang leveled for the hosts eight minutes after the fact and the groups went to the changing areas stopped at 1-1.
The speed eased back after the break and Peña made noteworthy stops to deny Alvarez and Joao Cancelo before De Jong jumped on a free ball to make it 2-1 for the Blaugrana in the 66th moment.
City pulled level again in the 70th with an objective by Cole Palmer, just to see Depay recover the lead for Barcelona with 10 minutes left.
Almost 10 minutes of stoppage time were added on as a result of a lengthy defer in stealing City’s Luke Mbete-Tabu away on a cot after a crash and the guests capitalized on it, as Haaland drew a sketchy punishment and Riyad Mahrez changed over for the 3