Easy win for Barcelona in Pique’s farewell match. Camp Nou was packed on Saturday (November 5) to bid farewell to Gerard Pique. 92 thousand 605 spectators came to this match. And PK kept his last match memorable among so many spectators. Despite failing to score, Barcelona won 2-0 against Almeria Easy win for Barcelona. In this victory, the Catalan club has overtaken Real and occupied the top spot.
As always, Barcelona had the lead in possession from the start. They had 6 targets for goal in the first half but none found the back of the net. In the fifth minute of the match, Barcelona got a penalty with the help of VAR when one of Alemeria got the ball inside the D-box. But Polish star Lewandowski’s weak shot hits the post. After that, Barcelona created several chances. However, Leva and Dembele could not score.
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However, French winger Ousmane Dembele scored in the third minute of the second half. After receiving a long pass from Busquets, Dembele left-footed the Almeria defender in the D-box. The difference doubled in the 62nd minute of the match. Ferran Tares’ substitute Ansu Fati’s volley was blocked early by the goalkeeper. Dutch midfielder De Jong sent the return ball into the net.
Xavi picked up PK seven minutes before the end of the match. An emotional moment ensued at the Camp Nou. The Spanish defender left the field with tears in his eyes, hugging almost all his teammates one by one. The audience gave him a standing ovation.