Barcelona had a 2-1 victory against Athletic Club moving to the second position in La Liga. The two brilliant goals were scored by Messi and Griezmann. With this recent victory in the Barcelona Vs Athletic match, Barcelona reached 10 games consecutively without a single loss in La Liga. Though the Athletic tried their best till the end of the match, they failed to equalize the score.
Barcelona Vs Athletic Bilbao Match Analysis:
From the very beginning of the Barcelona Vs Athletic match, Barcelona played with a better hold of the match than the opponents. Blaugrana showed the major possession and did not miss a chance to recover the ball from Athletic players. Lionel Messi also was in a good form who actively took hold of the ball, chasing the opponents. Messi’s prevailing involvement in the match definitely helped in its victory.
Messi scored a brilliant opening goal after getting a chance from a free-kick. Barcelona steadily progressed by making attacks continuously. The Athletic Bilbao could not compete with Barcelona’s intensity of attacks and remained unsuccessful to break their strong defense. Throughout the first half, Barca remained in a stronger position than the opponents.
In the second half, Jordi Alba from Athletic scored a goal making the team’s first score. The second half was very important for Athletics and they were definitely gaining momentum after their first goal.
The competition between Barcelona and Athletic took the turning point in the second half of the match. As both of the teams came to the same level, Barcelona started to pace up to retrieve the match. Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele played really well with their swift movements while Lionel Messi kept the attacks intact. Griezmann scored the second goal for the team ensuring the team’s victory.
The Barcelona Vs Athletic match was undoubtedly a very exciting one as Barcelona fought hard to snatch the chance of victory from Bilbao.