Magical Messi Nets Twice As Barca Move Third

10 January, 2021
Resut: Granada 0-4 FC Barcelona
Date: 09 January 2021
Location: Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes

Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann grabbed a good brace apiece seeing as FC Barcelona romped to a good 4-0 victory above Granada on Saturday night.

Granada made five changes from their 2-0 loss to Eibar last week while there is just the one transformation to Barca from their win over Athletic seeing that Mingueza replaced the suspended Lenglet.

Barca took the business lead found in the 12th minute. Griezmann completed a fine finish on the submit the box. The assistant referee primarily flagged the Frenchman offside but the previous touch in the build-up after Sergio Busquets' throughball was a deflection off Soldado.

In the 29th minute, Umtiti enjoyed the offside trap but got stranded and Puertas broke in to the space left out him. Puertas had just ter Stegen to defeat but the keeper dropped low to avoid Puertas from finding the net.

Barca had a good comfortable 2-0 lead found in the 35th minute. Granada dropped possession and the site visitors broke through Griezmann. Messi received the ball inside D and curled the perfect effort in to the top left corner.

Five minutes later, Dembele raced upfield on the counter and Barca got a free-kick directly on the edge of the box for Eteki's shove about Pedri away the ball. Messi stepped up and swished a pleasant free-kick between the wall into the far bottom part for his second target of the game.

Barca were performing clinically. Griezmann grabbed his second objective of the overall game, finishing deftly in to the far bottom part from Dembele's dinked cross.

Granada went down to 10 men seeing that Braithwaite chop across Vallejo and was first brought straight down on the border of the box during a quick Barca counter. Vallejo was the last defender on the picture so he previously to go.