Barcelona went behind of two goals in the first half against Real Betis and Lionel Messi who returned from injury showed the way in the 2nd half. But the day was for Real Betis. Barcelona stumbled at the Camp Nou against Real Betis. They played better than Barcelona at the Camp Nou yesterday and so, the local team did not get what they want. The team of Ernesto Valverde faced defeat at the home venue which was so unexpected.
Lionel Messi is undoubtedly the best and key player of his club Barcelona and he has recently recovered from injury. While playing a match in La Liga this season, he was fallen into injury and missed a couple of matches. He has returned to the game yesterday with the match against Real Betis but this time team Barcelona stumbled at the Camp Nou against Real Betis.
Yesterday at the Camp Nou, considering local time afternoon the competition of La Liga was won by the guest team Real Betis by 4 – 3 goals in the ongoing season of La Liga, the defending champion faced defeat twice times including the last match.
In the 45 seconds of the beginning, Barcelona could go ahead. But the pass of Malcom which went to the Messi in front of the box, LM10 failed to touch correctly. In the 6th minutes of the game, Betis made a counter attack and Lo Celso got the Barcelona goalkeeper alone. But the Argentine player who is passing loan season with Real Betis from PSG missed the chance.
In 20th minutes of the game, whole Camp Nou was shocked and the guest team went ahead of the game. The Spanish defender Junior Firpo got some help from his teammate and scored the first goal of the match.
Just three minutes later, Messi took a free kick and Lenglet got the ball just outside of the box and took a volley. But it was stopped by the opponent goalkeeper Pau Lopez. Just a couple of minutes later, Real Betis missed two chance within a short gap. The conakry shot of Cristian Tello was stopped by Ter Stegen and later Spanish forward Loren Moron got the ball in a black spot but his shot was missed and so, the local team was saved.
Real Betis started to attack and attack and so, the defense of Barcelona was quite busy in the meantime. In 34th minutes of the game, team Barcelona digested the 2nd goal. The Spanish player Joaquin scored the 2nd goal. The first half ended with a 2 – 0 goal.
Barcelona wanted to return to the game and they were desperate. In 68th minutes of the game, Barcelona got a penalty and Messi scored the first goal. But the fault of Ter Stegen, Barcelona could not keep the difference. In 71st minutes of the game, Lo Celso finally scored a goal and so, the match went to 3 – 1 goal.
However, in 79th minutes of the game, replaced player Vidal scored a goal and once again Barcelona returned to the game. In 83rd minutes of the game, Real Betis once again increased the goal difference and almost secured the game. In the additional minutes of the game, Messi scored the 3rd goal but they just reduced the goal difference and failed to avoid the defeat.