Wednesday , 18 May 2022

Barcelona beat Sevilla thanks to Pedri’s goal and moved up to second place

Barcelona prevailed over Sevilla on its field in one of the critical matches of the 30th round of the Spanish Football Championship. The meeting was held at the Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona. The confrontation ended with a score of 1:0 in favour of the Catalans.

Thus, the team from the capital of Catalonia extended the winless streak in the tournament to 14 meetings (ten wins, four draws).

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Sevilla also approached the game with an impressive series without defeats, measured by 15 matches (seven wins, eight draws). But the team of Julen Lopetegui could not stop the “blue-garnet”.

Pedri scored the only goal of the game in the 72nd minute. The Spaniard received the ball from Ousmane Dembele, walked to the right edge of the penalty area and almost from her line struck a beautiful low shot under the far post. This season, the 19-year-old Barcelona midfielder has played 18 matches for the blue-garnet, in which he scored four goals and gave one assist.

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Barcelona is second in the standings with 57 points. Sevilla is in third place with 57 points. The leader of the competition is Real Madrid (69). The current champion of Spain is Atletico.

The list of scorers is led by Real Madrid’s French striker Karim Benzema, who scored 24 goals in this draw.

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