Still without Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembélé, Barça had the opportunity to confirm his success last week against Betis Sevilla (5-1). On the lawn of Osasuna, he was sealed by defensive errors and a lack of idea in the first half, and finally concedes the draw at the end of the match (2-2).
After 3 days of championship, Barcelona have only 4 points, and are already in difficulty in accounting at the end of August.
Marc-André Ter Stegen (6): Abandoned by his defense, he is helpless on the beautiful recovery of Torres early in the game (7 '), and then taken against the same foot Torres penalty (82'). It is signaled on several distant strikes (59 ', 75', 78 '). Always as clean in his footwork.
Nelson Semedo (4): Without idea with the ball, the Portuguese side has not overflowed enough on his right side to bring offensively. He is especially at fault on the goal of Osasuna leaving only Roberto Torres (7 '). Replaced by Ansu Fati (5), 16, who scores for his second appearance with Barça (51 '). Volunteer and dynamic in attack, he was however rough with the ball.
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Gerard Piqué (4): He won a number of duels, including air, but also made investment mistakes and was sometimes hesitant in his interventions. It mostly causes the equalizer penalty for a hand in its area.
Clément Lenglet (4): Usually so imposing on the physical level, this time he showed feverishness, as on the conceded goal where it allows to center too easily his direct opponent (7 '). Less in trouble after the break.
Jordi Alba (5): He did not have the offensive influence that he knows, but still made some interesting incursions in the opposing surface. He was not really caught defensively.
Sergio Busquets (6): The Barcelona captain played as he knows how to do, without putting a great intensity in his game, but having great accuracy in his transmissions and placement. His excellent recovery near the opponent's surface brings Arthur's goal (64 ').
Sergi Roberto (4): Titularized in midfield, he did not put enough pace in his game and was the symbol of an apathetic and uninspired Barca. Replaced right side in the second period, it was much more useful in the corridor where his qualities express themselves more easily.
Frenkie de Jong (5): The Dutch prodigy had a very delicate first period during which he had a lot of technical waste. More comfortable after the break, since he was able to break the lines by his bullet holes and his passes forward. Replaced by Arturo Vidal (83 ').
Rafinha (4): Positioned on the left side of the Barcelona attack, he was never able to create the danger in the opposing defense. More comfortable in the axis, it has not been found enough by its partners and has hit too few balloons. Replaced by Arthur (53 '), which gives the advantage to Barca after a good job in the surface (64'). The Brazilian orchestrated the return of his team with his game forward and his activity in the midfield.
Antoine Griezmann (4): Charged with the tip of the attack, the French international suffered mainly from the apathy of his partners, who did not offer him a good ball to negotiate. He also has a share of responsibility because his movements were not perfect either.
Carles Perez (5): He seemed to be the only one to be able to make the difference by his technical quality in the first part of the meeting. He finally made it in the second half, passing through Ansu Fati (51 '). He has the opportunity to give the victory to his team at the end of the match but is completely missed facing the goalkeeper (88 '), seemingly physically exhausted.
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