Highlight: Girona 0 – 2 Barcelona (Match Statistics & Extended Highlights)

Nelson Semedo’s first La Liga goal and Lionel Messi’s 402nd in the competition ensured Barcelona saw off a stern challenge from Girona. Zenox Sports bring you the match’s statistics and extended highlights.

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Match Report

Portugal right-back Nelson Semedo struck after nine minutes at Estadi Montilivi but, four days on from a 2-0 loss to Sevilla in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final, Ernesto Valverde’s side were far from their fluent best.

Highlight: Girona 0 - 2 Barcelona (Match Statistics & Extended Highlights)

Indeed, immediately after Bernardo Espinosa’s red card for two bookable offences early in the second half, Girona continued to create the better chances and Barca were indebted to the heroics of goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Player Ratings

 

Highlight: Girona 0 - 2 Barcelona (Match Statistics & Extended Highlights)

 

Line-ups

Girona XI: C. Stuani, Espinosa, Alcalá, Juanpe, Y. Bounou, Portu, Granell, P.Pons, A.García, Pedro Porro, Valery

Subs: Iraizoz, Ramalho, Muniesa, A. Lozano, Paik Seung-Ho, D. Luiz, Álex Pachón

 

Barcelona XI: L. Messi, L. Suárez, Piqué, I. Rakitić, Vidal, Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Philippe Coutinho, M. ter Stegen, Lenglet, Semedo.

Subs: Prince, T. Vermaelen, S.Roberto, Jasper Cillessen, D.Suárez, Arthur, Malcom

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