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Barcelona 3-3 Granada: Player Ratings

Nobody fairly anticipated Barcelona’s recreation tonight in opposition to Granada to be fairly as dramatic as anybody would have thought. However, given the character of this fixture throughout the previous few years, no person needs to be stunned.

Barcelona took the lead by means of Lamine Yamal, nevertheless it was equalised by means of Ricard Sanchez, who discovered the close to publish proper earlier than half-time.

They then carried that momentum into the second-half, and scored the second within the sixtieth minute, after which Barcelona and Granada each scored inside 5 minutes.

With Barcelona now trailing 2-3, Lamine Yamal took management of issues into his personal hand as soon as once more, scoring a sensational objective into the underside nook.

Both workforce received a few probabilities within the dying minutes, however couldn’t discover a means by means of, with the sport ending 3-3.

Marc-Andre ter Stegen: 2

Understandably tough after a four-month lay-off, however that can’t excuse the a number of errors he made at this time, together with carelessly giving freely the ball a number of instances. Was additionally questionably positioned for Granada’s first and third objective.

Jules Kounde: 6

A number of errors within the opening minutes, however grew into the sport, enjoying some line-breaking passes into midfield, and supporting Lamine Yamal on the best.

Made a silly error for the second objective, attempting to shut into Pau Cubarsi, who gained the header, creating area for Uzuni.

Pau Cubarsi: 7.5

Playing nicely past his years as soon as once more, had the best aspect of the defence fully beneath management together with his passing. Put his physique on the road to defend a number of instances, too.

Íñigo Martínez: 7

Inigo was super in possession, opening up the pitch to begin assaults seamlessly regardless of Granada’s press. Can be questioned concerning the first objective, although, however other than {that a} strong exhibiting.

Joao Cancelo: 6

Helped open the scoring with an excellent particular person effort, discovering Lamine Yamal on the far publish, however had a troublesome time coping with Pellestri and was poorly positioned for the primary objective, too.

Ilkay Gundogan: 9 (MOTM)

Gudogan put in yet one more ridiculous efficiency, gliding by means of the centre of the pitch in possession, beating the press with ease. Created an excellent probability for Lewandowski which was not buried, however finally received the help he deserved with a wonderful flick.

Andreas Christensen: 7

An spectacular efficiency from Christensen because the pivot, who performed it protected in possession. Used his power to defend the ball and doubtlessly prevented a objective by diving in entrance of a shot.

Frenkie de Jong: 6

As integral as de Jong is in possession, particularly whereas enjoying out of the again, his defensive passiveness is changing into an issue for Barcelona. Was caught ball-watching in the course of the recreation as a substitute of marking Ricard, who ended up scoring.

Lamine Yamal: 9

The finest ahead for Barcelona for the sixth recreation operating, Yamal ran the right-wing like a seasoned professional. Scored the opener with good motion, and began what might have been Barcelona’s finest objective of the season, and was finally missed.

Came up clutch in a while as nicely, with an absolute golazo from exterior the field.

Robert Lewandowski: 7

Was really having a formidable recreation earlier than lacking a sitter from six yards out. Made up for it in a while with a strong end.

Pedri: 7.5

Wriggled his means out of stress a number of instances to create probabilities, together with the prospect for Lewandowski contained in the field. Covered the attacking midfield place alongside Gundogan fantastically.


Fermin Lopez: 7

Added some much-needed depth to the midfield, which helped change the tempo of the sport.

Raphinha: 6


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