Barcelona secured their twenty seventh La Liga identify with a 4-2 overcome rivals Espanyol on Sunday night, May 14. This became their first league name seeing that Lionel Messi’s highlighted go out at Camp Nou. Polish striker Robert Lewandowski scored two times to polish in Barcelona’s name win at RCDE Stadium in Cornella de Llobregat.
The Catalan giants have been main 1-zero in the 11th minute with Lewandowski changing Alejandro Balde’s cross from left-wing into the returned of the internet. Balde then bagged one for himself within the 20th minute with the star midfielder Pedri generating an help to make it a 2-zero lead. Lewandowski killed the sport with 5 minutes to half-time with his twenty first league intention of the season. Brazilian winger Raphina created a risk from the proper and delivered the ball into the container wherein Lewandowski smashed it with a robust left-footed goal.The second 1/2 additionally produced 3 more desires with Jules Kounde making it 4-zero for the journeying side with a thumping header within the 53rd minute. The Frenchman became supplied a low pass near the submit by way of Frenkie de Jong and the previous converted it into his first purpose of the season. Barcelona continued to dominate the game within the 2nd half however Espanyol managed to feature two goals as nicely.
Spanish forward Javi Puado pulled one again for the hosts inside the 73rd minute and Joselu struck late inside the more time as a comfort aim for Espanyol. Three points ensured Barcelona a league title, their first fundamental trophy under head train Xavi, who revealed it as a spectacular feeling and said that it’s a end result in their tough paintings and sacrifice over the past 10 months.
“Magnificent feeling. A process nicely done. This commenced in July. 10 months of labor, sacrifice. The fans, and the membership, deserve it. It gives us stability and security that things are being executed nicely. We have sealed La Liga with a outstanding game. We have been fantastic. The team has comfortable on the stop and they have shown pride. We have received La Liga in a derby, which isn’t ordinary,” Xavi said after the game.