[Po42 = Han Yoo-chul]
Barcelona lost Gabi following Pedri.
Barcelona drew 2-2 with 바카라사이트 Manchester United in the first leg of the 2022-23 season European Football Association (UEFA) Europa League (UEL) round of 16 playoff held at Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain at 2:45 am (Korean time) on the 17th. recorded Although they avoided defeat, it was not a positive result considering that the second leg was at Old Trafford.
Both teams met an unfortunate fate. In terms of team reputation alone, it could be called the UEFA Champions League (UCL) final, but the reality is different. UEL. It is also a playoff that unfolds over the direction of advancing to the round of 16. With just two matches, one of the two teams will disappear from European competition this season.
The match was tight. Both teams came up with tactics that they could do best. Barcelona focused on possession, while Manchester United aimed for a counterattack after the player fee.
The first half ended 0-0. After the exploration match, the two teams launched a hot attack in the second half. It all started with Barcelona. In the 5th minute of the second half, in a corner kick situation, Rafinha’s cross was headed by Marcos Alonso to split Man United’s net. Manchester United, who allowed the lead, immediately pursued. In the 7th minute of the second half, Rashford, who received Fred’s pass, shook Barcelona’s net with a simple right-footed shot.
Man United succeeded in overturning the score following this momentum. In the 14th minute of the second half, Rashford’s cross was hit by Fernandez and refracted, and the ball hit Jules Kunde again and went into Barcelona’s goal. Reverse in just 7 minutes. The mood shifted towards Man United. But Barcelona were strong. In the 31st minute of the second half, Rafinha scored an equalizer and escaped the danger of defeat.
The fortunes of the two teams now diverge at Old Trafford. As the first leg ended in a draw, an even fiercer second leg is expected.
But bad news struck Barcelona. It is news that two key midfielders are unable to play. Fedry suffered a hamstring injury. After the game, Barcelona announced on the club’s official website, “Pedri has suffered a hamstring injury. Additional tests will be conducted. Pedri has led the team’s undefeated streak for a long time and has been very active. It is a big bad news for the club.” It has not been decided whether he will be absent, but it is expected that he will have a short rehabilitation period as it is a hamstring injury.
Gabi definitely won’t come out. Because of ‘punishment’. In the 29th minute of the second half, Gabi fouled Fred and was booked. This was Gaby’s third yellow card this season in a European competition. In the end, he was suspended for one game due to the accumulation of warnings, and the absence from Manchester United in the second leg was confirmed.