Barca defeated Atletico despite the absence of Lewandowski
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Barca defeated Atletico despite the absence of Lewandowski

In the 22nd minute, Pedri broke through the middle between the four Atletico players and passed to compatriot Gavi.

Ousmane Dembele dribbled past two Atletico players in Barca’s 1-0 win at Metropolitano on January 8.

At 18 years and 156 days, Gavi became the second youngest player to reach the 50-match mark in La Liga in the 21st century, after Iker Muniain at 18 years and 77 days.

At Metropolitano, Barca’s expected goals index is only 0.7 – the lowest parameter in a victory in La Liga under Xavi.

Yesterday, Robert Lewandowski could not play because of suspension, after his reactions to the referee from the match against Osasuna in November 2022.

Barca entered the game better, holding the ball 64% in the first half.

In the second half of the first half, Atletico regained the game and continuously bombarded the away team’s goal.

Barca defeated Atletico despite the absence of Lewandowski

Ter Stegen (blue shirt) reacts after a save for Barca on January 8.

The scenario in the second half was almost the same, when Barca continued to find the opponent’s net.

The last minutes were very heated when Spanish referee Jose Munuera gave Stefan Savic and Torres a direct red card after a scuffle right in the middle of the field, when Atletico was holding the ball.

Barca defeated Atletico despite the absence of Lewandowski

Atl├ętico 0-1 Barca

Main developments in the match Atletico Madrid 0-1 Barca at Metropolitano Stadium on January 8.

In this match, Atletico finished 20 times, the most in a LaLiga match without scoring against Barca since the 2003-2004 season.

After this match, Barca will play a maximum of three or two Cup matches consecutively.


Atletico: Oblak, Savic, Molina, Gimenez, Llorente, Reinildo (Reguilon 82), Barrios (Kondogbia 64), Koke (Lemar 73), Carrasco (Morata 65), Griezmann, Felix (Correa 73).

Barca: Ter Stegen, Kounde, Araujo, Christensen, Balde (Alonso 81), Pedri, Busquets (Roberto 81), De Jong (Kessie 58), Gavi (Raphinha 73), Dembele, Fati (Torres 57).

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