La Blaugrana have made a positive start in their first 45 minutes of action following Lionel Messi’s high profile departure to Paris Saint-Germain this month.
Pique takes a pay cut to help his club, heads in their first goal of the season, and then kisses the badge in celebration! 👏
A Barcelona legend 🔵🔴 pic.twitter.com/k3jafCXXxx
— Premier Sports 📺 (@PremierSportsTV) August 15, 2021
That impetus swung the game in their favour before break with Depay coming close to his first goal in Spanish football with two audacious long range attempts.
However, despite La Real looking set to hold on for a one goal deficit Danish international Martin Braithwaite doubled their advantage in added time.
Moves like Braithwaite… 🕺🕺🕺
The Danish striker enjoyed that one. 😅
— LaLigaTV (@LaLigaTV) August 15, 2021
Frenkie de Jong’s driving run broke in behind the visitors back line and Braithwaite delayed his run to power home a back post header.
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