Saturday: scores first La Liga goal for Barça
Tuesday: scores first UCL goals for Barça
João Félix is enjoying football again
João Félix was Barcelona’s star man in their emphatic 5–0 win over Royal Antwerp:
2 shots/2 on target (0.34 xG)
33/35 accurate passes (0.72 xA)
1/2 successful dribbles
9.0 Sofascore rating
1 - Before Ivan Provedel tonight, the last goalkeeper to score in the Champions League had been Vincent Enyeama on 29 September 2010, while excluding the penalties Sinan Bolat on 9 December 2009. Extremis.
Goalkeepers to score in the Champions League:
◎ Hans-Jörg Butt
◎ Sinan Bolat
◎ Vincent Enyeama
◉ Ivan Provedel
Julian Alvarez’s game by numbers vs Red Star Belgrade:
100% take-ons completed
53 passes completed
8 shots (most)
7 chances created (most)
5 shots on target (most)
2 goals (most)
PSG’s last 34 #UCL home group stage games:
Just one loss since 2012.
Most goals in the #UCL since the start of the 2011/12 season:
◎ 112 - Cristiano Ronaldo
◎ 92 - Lionel Messi
◉ 92 - Robert Lewandowski
Champions League royalty.
Speaking of goalkeepers, we must mention Omri Glazer, who excelled at the Etihad despite Crvena zvezda eventually suffering a 3–1 defeat to Manchester City:
10 saved shots from inside the box
1.75 Goals prevented
9.4 Sofascore rating
Mats Hummels called out the refs for their performance in the PSG vs. Dortmund match.
PSG were awarded a penalty in the 2nd half for a handball.
◉ Youngest player to represent Barcelona in La Liga (15 years & 290 days)
◉ Youngest player to represent Spain (16 years and 57 days)
◉ Second-youngest player ever to debut in the UCL (16 years and 68 days)
Lamine Yamal is making history.
“I’m very happy. I’m enjoying it here! My teammates help me a lot and I’m here to help them to bring joy to our fans & to the club”. #FCB
João Félix, two matches and two MOTM awards as Barça player.
Gavi successfully completed all 56 passes in the opposition half against Royal Antwerp tonight.
That’s the most accurate opposition half passes with a 100% accuracy by a Barcelona player in a #UCL match in our database!