Barcelona 3-2 Elche: Check out match report-


Barcelona 3-2 Elche: Xavi’s young side Barcelona get “HARD FOUGHT THREE POINTS” against resolute Elche, check out match report-

Barcelona 3-2 Elche: Xavi’s young Barcelona side earn “HARD FOUGHT THREE POINTS” against resolute Elche, check out match report: Despite letting a two-goal lead slip, Barcelona managed to find a way with the help of an 85th minute Nico strike to seal an important victory as they try to make it back into the Champions League spots. After being winless in their last four games, Barcelona finally got a win. Follow Live LA LIGA news, updates only on InsideSport.IN

Barcelona’s young stars helped them secure a narrow and much-needed 3-2 victory at home to struggling Elche in a chaotic clash at the Camp Nou. Ferran Jutgla, Gavi and Nico Gonzalez were all on target for Barca, to secure just their third win in their last nine La Liga games. The trio are all still officially registered with the Barcelona B-team squad, have become prominent members of the Barca squad.

Xavi Hernandez’s side started strongly and went two goals up inside the opening 20 minutes with debutant Jutgla and teenage midfielder Gavi both finding the net, but due to lapses of concentration combined with individual mistakes Barcelona let Elche back into the game, two quickfire strikes in the 61st and 63rd minute saw Elche equalize. But Xavi’s men kept on pushing to find the winner and second-half substitute Nico put Barce infront once again after a Gavi cutback found him in space inside the box.

Key Moments and Match Recap:

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Starting Lineups-

Barcelona:

Elche:

Barcelona presented Pedri’s Golden Boy award to the Camp Nou pre game-

0′ Match begins:

2′ Jutgla scores but it’s ruled out for offside!! The youngster Jutgla is played through with a lofted pass and finishes nicely, but the flag is raised! It was a close one.

17′ Jutgla scores!! Barcelona 1-0 Elche, a cross from the right is met with a fine header from the 22-year-old, and this time it stands. Assist: Ousmane Dembele

19′ Gavi scores!! Barcelona 2-0 Elche, What a brilliant goal by Gavi. The 17-year-old makes a stunning solo run and produces an amazing finish beyond the Elche keeper. Assist: Clement Lenglet

Not sure if Gavi or Messi 😯 pic.twitter.com/Urup0fiVte

 

24′ Big chance for the Away team!!! Enzo Roco blazes high from close range. Barcelona very luck not to concede, the Catalans were undone by a set piece once again.

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30′ Chance for Barcelona!! Dembele with another great pass. He finds Jutglà in space but his shot is saved by the Elche Goalie.

45′ Half time: Barcelona 2-0 Elche 

62′ Tete Morente scores!! Barcelona 2-1 Elche!!! Elche hit Barcelona on the break, Tete Morente isolates himself one-on-one against Clement Lenglet and then strikes a thunderbolt beating Ter Stegen.

63′ Milla scores!! Barcelona 2-2 Elche!!! Shocking Defending from Barcelona as Milla is left unmarked at the back post and heads home from close range. Assist: Tete Morente.

66′ How did Jutglá not score!!! The debutant is presented with a golden chance to regain the lead but he somehow shoots it over.

74′ Nico’s shot cleared off the line!!! Abde is played through on goal but his heavy touch past the goalkeeper ends in a clearance that finds Nico. The youngster strikes on goal but it’s saved, and then his follow up shot is cleared off the line!!

85′ Nico scores!! Barcelona 3-2 Elche!!! Nico Gavi play a one-two with Dembele before cutting it back to Nico, who lashes the ball home. Assist: Gavi

90+6: Full Time: Barcelona 3-2 Elche

Barcelona 3-2 Elche: Xavi’s young side Barcelona get “HARD FOUGHT THREE POINTS” against resolute Elche, check out match report-

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