Barcelona held to scoreless draw at Camp Nou by Getafe

Posted on February 13, 2018, 1:42 am
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In the ongoing season of La Liga where Spanish giant Barcelona is placed on the top position on the point table this season. But they failed to win last two matches in La Liga consecutively. They made a draw against the Espanyol which was the away match but yesterday Barcelona held to scoreless draw at Camp Nou against Getafe . It was so heartbroken for the fans of Barca. So, the points have been divided with Getafe.

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Barcelona which team is in great form since the starting of the season. They are going to retake their former glory which will be the La Liga title. On the other side, Barca has reached to the final in Copa Del Rey this time again. Besides,They are in good form in Champions League as well. They have qualified for the round of last sixteen where in the first leg in the knockout round, they will face the Premier League champion Chelsea in next 20th February, 2018.

In the circumstances, this performance is not expected from them. In last Sunday night at the Camp Nou, no team could score a single goal. In last week at the home venue of Espanyol, Barca made a draw by 1 – 1 goal. In the season of La Liga, it was the first match where Barca failed to net once. They played total 22 matches excluding the last one and found net highest 60 times so far in the season.

Barcelona dominated the ground in the first half but they failed to create a certain opportunity. In 30th minutes of the game, Ivan Rakitic passed the ball to the Messi who went to the box and stopped the ball with his chest but he was getting late. It was his 300th match at the Camp Nou.

In 40th minutes of the game, Barcelona was about to digest a goal Spanish forward Angel made a shot which was touched by Mina. So, Barca got saved from the certain goal. It was the first La Liga match of Mina who saved Barca this time. So, first half finished with 0 – 0 goals.

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In the 11th minutes of the second half Luis Suarez got a real chance in the match. But from eight yards he made a shot that missed his mark. So, the Uruguayan forward failed this time and could not lead the game. Just few moments later Angel took another shot and this time Ter Stegen was the savior of Barcelona.

In 64th minutes Valverde made couple of changes. He replaced Coutinho with Iniesta and Paco Alcacer with Dembele. Dembele just returned from his injury. In 80th minutes of the game, Barcelona failed couple of times due to Getafe stopper Guaita. The shots of Lionel Messi were stopped by this Spanish goalkeeper.

So, by playing 23rd matches in the season of La Liga, with 59 points Barcelona is in top position where their nearest opponent Atletico Madrid is in 2nd position with 52 points so far.