Spanish LALIGA

Barcelona vs Almería, 2023-24 LALIGA

· Spanish LALIGA
  • 33': Raphinha
  • 60': Sergi Roberto
  • 83': Sergi Roberto
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3 - 2
  • 41': Léo Baptistão
  • 71': Edgar González

Wasteful Barcelona salvage win against bottom-side Almeria

Two second-half goals from Sergi Roberto rescued a 3-2 home win for champions Barcelona against bottom side Almeria in LaLiga on Wednesday, putting an end to their three-game winless run in all competitions as they head into the Christmas break.

Match Commentary

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 3': Foul by Fermín López (Barcelona).
  • 3': Sergio Arribas (Almeria) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 5': Alejandro Balde (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 5': Foul by Álex Pozo (Almeria).
  • 5': Álex Pozo (Almeria) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 6': Attempt missed. João Félix (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.
  • 7': Attempt blocked. João Félix (Barcelona) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan.
  • 7': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Dion Lopy.
  • 8': Attempt saved. Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Raphinha with a cross.
  • 8': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Dion Lopy.
  • 8': Attempt blocked. Ronald Araújo (Barcelona) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Raphinha with a cross.
  • 8': Attempt missed. Ronald Araújo (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left following a corner.
  • 8': Attempt missed. João Félix (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Sergi Roberto following a corner.
  • 9': Edgar González (Almeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 9': Foul by Raphinha (Barcelona).
  • 11': Attempt saved. João Cancelo (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 12': Attempt missed. Iddrisu Baba (Almeria) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Largie Ramazani.
  • 13': Attempt blocked. Largie Ramazani (Almeria) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 14': Attempt missed. Raphinha (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Sergi Roberto.
  • 14': Foul by Chumi (Almeria).
  • 14': João Félix (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 15': Foul by Raphinha (Barcelona).
  • 15': Léo Baptistão (Almeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 15': Raphinha (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 16': Offside, Almeria. Sergio Arribas is caught offside.
  • 18': Attempt missed. Fermín López (Barcelona) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan.
  • 21': Foul by Andreas Christensen (Barcelona).
  • 21': Sergio Arribas (Almeria) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 21': Andreas Christensen (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 22': Fermín López (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 22': Foul by Edgar González (Almeria).
  • 25': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Chumi.
  • 30': Attempt saved. Sergio Arribas (Almeria) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Dion Lopy.
  • 32': Attempt missed. Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan.
  • 33': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by César Montes.
  • 33': Attempt saved. Ronald Araújo (Barcelona) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan with a cross.
  • 33': Goal! Barcelona 1, Almeria 0. Raphinha (Barcelona) left footed shot from very close range to the top right corner following a corner.
  • 36': Foul by Fermín López (Barcelona).
  • 36': Sergio Akieme (Almeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 37': Attempt saved. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
  • 39': Attempt blocked. João Félix (Barcelona) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Alejandro Balde.
  • 39': Attempt missed. Alejandro Balde (Barcelona) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan.
  • 40': Alejandro Balde (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 40': Foul by Chumi (Almeria).
  • 41': Goal! Barcelona 1, Almeria 1. Léo Baptistão (Almeria) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Sergio Arribas.Goal awarded following VAR Review.
  • 42': VAR Decision: Goal Barcelona 1-1 Almeria (Léo Baptistão).
  • 44': Foul by Andreas Christensen (Barcelona).
  • 44': Sergio Arribas (Almeria) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 45': Attempt saved. Sergio Arribas (Almeria) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Léo Baptistão.
  • 45'+2': Attempt missed. Léo Baptistão (Almeria) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Largie Ramazani.
  • 45'+3': First Half ends, Barcelona 1, Almeria 1.
  • 45': Second Half begins Barcelona 1, Almeria 1.
  • 45': Substitution, Barcelona. Ferran Torres replaces João Félix.
  • 45': Substitution, Barcelona. Jules Koundé replaces Andreas Christensen.
  • 48': Attempt saved. Ferran Torres (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Robert Lewandowski.
  • 49': Attempt saved. Ferran Torres (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Robert Lewandowski.
  • 49': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Sergio Akieme.
  • 49': Attempt blocked. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Raphinha with a cross.
  • 50': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Dion Lopy.
  • 50': Attempt missed. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Raphinha with a cross following a corner.
  • 51': Foul by Fermín López (Barcelona).
  • 51': Iddrisu Baba (Almeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 53': Attempt saved. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan.
  • 53': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Dion Lopy.
  • 53': Attempt missed. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Raphinha with a cross following a corner.
  • 54': Foul by Fermín López (Barcelona).
  • 54': Iddrisu Baba (Almeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 54': Foul by Raphinha (Barcelona).
  • 54': Sergio Akieme (Almeria) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 55': Offside, Almeria. Largie Ramazani is caught offside.
  • 57': Foul by Dion Lopy (Almeria).
  • 57': Ilkay Gündogan (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 57': Dion Lopy (Almeria) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 60': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by César Montes.
  • 60': Goal! Barcelona 2, Almeria 1. Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) header from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Raphinha with a cross following a corner.
  • 63': Attempt saved. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Raphinha.
  • 63': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Luís Maximiano.
  • 64': Foul by Jules Koundé (Barcelona).
  • 64': Sergio Arribas (Almeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 64': Substitution, Almeria. Houboulang Mendes replaces Álex Pozo.
  • 66': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Chumi.
  • 67': Attempt missed. Ferran Torres (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Alejandro Balde following a corner.
  • 67': Substitution, Barcelona. Oriol Romeu replaces Fermín López.
  • 69': Delay in match because of an injury Sergio Akieme (Almeria).
  • 70': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 71': Foul by Oriol Romeu (Barcelona).
  • 71': Sergio Arribas (Almeria) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 71': Goal! Barcelona 2, Almeria 2. Edgar González (Almeria) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner following a set piece situation.
  • 73': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Houboulang Mendes.
  • 74': Attempt missed. Ronald Araújo (Barcelona) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Sergi Roberto with a cross.
  • 76': Substitution, Barcelona. Lamine Yamal replaces Raphinha.
  • 76': Offside, Barcelona. Alejandro Balde is caught offside.
  • 77': Substitution, Almeria. Adri Embarba replaces Largie Ramazani.
  • 77': Substitution, Almeria. Lázaro replaces Léo Baptistão.
  • 78': Attempt missed. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by João Cancelo.
  • 78': Attempt missed. Ilkay Gündogan (Barcelona) header from very close range is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Robert Lewandowski.
  • 79': Alejandro Balde (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 79': Foul by Iddrisu Baba (Almeria).
  • 82': Offside, Almeria. Lázaro is caught offside.
  • 83': Goal! Barcelona 3, Almeria 2. Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Robert Lewandowski with a through ball.
  • 84': Ferran Torres (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 84': Foul by Iddrisu Baba (Almeria).
  • 84': Iddrisu Baba (Almeria) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 85': Offside, Barcelona. Robert Lewandowski is caught offside.
  • 85': Foul by Sergi Roberto (Barcelona).
  • 85': Iddrisu Baba (Almeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 86': Foul by Alejandro Balde (Barcelona).
  • 86': Houboulang Mendes (Almeria) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 87': Attempt saved. Iddrisu Baba (Almeria) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Sergio Arribas with a cross.
  • 87': Attempt missed. Adri Embarba (Almeria) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses the top right corner following a set piece situation.
  • 87': Alejandro Balde (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 87': Foul by Houboulang Mendes (Almeria).
  • 90': Foul by Ronald Araújo (Barcelona).
  • 90': Sergio Arribas (Almeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90': Ronald Araújo (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 90': Attempt blocked. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan.
  • 90': Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Houboulang Mendes.
  • 90'+1': Offside, Barcelona. Ferran Torres is caught offside.
  • 90'+2': Hand ball by Adri Embarba (Almeria).
  • 90'+3': Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the left side of the box. Assisted by Alejandro Balde.
  • 90'+3': Foul by Ilkay Gündogan (Barcelona).
  • 90'+3': Sergio Akieme (Almeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+4': Dion Lopy (Almeria) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 90'+4': Foul by Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona).
  • 90'+4': Attempt missed. Sergio Akieme (Almeria) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high following a set piece situation.
  • 90'+6': Second Half ends, Barcelona 3, Almeria 2.
  • 0': Match ends, Barcelona 3, Almeria 2.

Statistics

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9 Fouls 16
3 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
3 Offsides 3
0 Corner Kicks 12
8 Saves 3
35 Possession 65
10 SHOTS 30
5 ON GOAL 11
0.5 On Target % 0.4
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
231 Accurate Passes 517
313 Passes 582
0.7 Pass Completion % 0.9
1 Accurate Crosses 10
7 Crosses 16
0.1 Cross % 0.6
57 Long Balls 33
21 Accurate Long Balls 16
0.4 Long Balls % 0.5
1 Blocked Shots 5
9 Effective Tackles 5
20 Tackles 11
0.5 Tackle % 0.5
4 Interceptions 7
25 Effective Clearances 8
25 Clearances 8

Game Information

Competition: Spanish LALIGA

Venue: Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Attendance: 34,471

LALIGA Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Real Madrid 30 +46 75
2 Barcelona 30 +27 67
3 Girona 30 +26 65
4 Atlético Madrid 30 +21 58
Full Standings

Line-Ups

BAR Barcelona (4-3-3)

No. Name
13 Iñaki Peña (GK)
15 Andreas Christensen Yellow Card
4 Ronald Araújo Yellow Card
3 Alejandro Balde
2 João Cancelo
22 Ilkay Gündogan
20 Sergi Roberto
32 Fermín López
9 Robert Lewandowski
14 João Félix
11 Raphinha Yellow Card

ALM Almería (5-3-2)

No. Name
25 Luís Maximiano (GK)
22 César Montes
3 Edgar González
21 Chumi
15 Sergio Akieme
17 Alejandro Pozo Yellow Card
6 Dion Lopy Yellow Card
7 Largie Ramazani
4 Iddrisu Baba Yellow Card
12 Léo Baptistão
19 Sergio Arribas

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