However, the Catalans have looked right in the mood at the Estadio Anoeta, with Dest helping himself to a second goal before Lionel Messi cushioned home a fourth for Ronald Koeman’s side.
French star Dembele was unlucky to see an effort chalked off by a VAR offside call just before Messi’s goal but he finally got his name on the score sheet with 20 minutes to go.
Substitute Ilaix Moriba‘s clever pass released him inside the box and he confidently fired past Alex Remiro.
World class solo goal from Ousmane Dembele
— MzBarca (@MzBarca1) March 21, 2021
The visitors have stayed in the game in the closing stages with substitute Ander Barrenetxea converting a brilliant individual effort.
What a finish from Barrenetxea! 😱
A bad night for La Real but a reminder of what one of their brigthest young stars is capable of 🔵⚪ pic.twitter.com/2WPWi7NyJO
— Premier Sports 📺 (@PremierSportsTV) March 21, 2021
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