Loyal Sociedad 1-1 Barcelona: Player ratings as Riqui Puig nets winning penalty

Loyal Sociedad 1-1 Barcelona: Player ratings as Riqui Puig nets winning penalty

Barcelona battle thru to the Supercopa de Espana final after beating Loyal Sociedad 3-2 on penalties, after a 1-1 stalemate, on the Nuevo Arcangel on Wednesday evening.

It used to be Loyal Socieded who started the easier as they had loads of probabilities to attain in the hole 20, most seriously an Aleksander Isak one on one likelihood saved brilliantly by Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

On the opposite hand with appropriate under half an hour gone, Barcelona chanced on their toes and started to journey searching out for the lion’s portion of the ball. Martin Braithwaite did not convert two half probabilities, ahead of finding Antoine Griezmann who delightfully organize Frenkie de Jong to transfer residence from cease range.

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The 2nd half started unheard of brighter than the most principal and, interior 5 minutes of the restart, De Jong handled a Mikel Oyarzabal inferior in the dwelling, for which the referee awarded a penalty. Oyarzabal stepped up and transformed frivolously previous Ter Stegen.

Ter Stegen used to be called into action appropriate four minutes into the most principal time-frame previous regulation, compelled into a spectacular put from an Andoni Gorosabel piledriver. La Blaugrana then seen opportunities for Dembele and Griezmann journey begging both aspect of the time previous regulation destroy, as a result of an crucial saves from Merino. Loyal Sociedad’s Adnan Januzaj then had his cease range effort brilliantly pushed behind by Ter Stegen, ahead of seeing his 30-yard free kick miraculously tipped onto the put up by the German goalkeeper in the final 5 minutes, taking the match to penalties.

After Ter Stegen saved Loyal Sociedad’s first two penalties, it used to be ultimately change Riqui Puig who transformed the winning penalty to real his aspect’s do in the Supercopa final.

Now, to the ratings.

Araujo standing tall pic.twitter.com/2wX8FrLcQy

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2. Midfielders

Jon Guridi, Sergio Busquets
Sergio Busquets did successfully as a conceal conceal to the again four | Soccrates Pictures/Getty Pictures
Andoni Gorosabel, Antoine Griezmann
Antoine Griezmann used to be influential in Barcelona’s forward play | Fran Santiago/Getty Pictures

4. Substitutes

Riqui Puig wins it for Barça!!!!

❌❌❌?? Loyal Sociedad

❌??❌? Barça

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