Levante hosted Barcelona in gameweek 31 of La Liga in a conflict stuffed with controversy. The guests had been, by and enormous, the more severe staff via the sport and gave away three penalties within the second half.
Whereas Marc-Andre ter Stegen managed to avoid wasting one – from Roger Marti -, Jose Morales and Gonzalo Melero transformed theirs. The previous was to offer Levante the lead, whereas the latter was to equalise after Barcelona had managed to overturn the deficit right into a 1-2 lead.
With lower than seven minutes of regulation time on the clock, Xavi introduced on Luuk de Jong within the hopes of securing a late winner. The Dutchman didn’t disappoint, scoring a incredible header within the 92nd minute.
Xavi, whose substitutes had modified the sport – each for the higher (Gavi, Pedri, Luuk), and worse (Clement Lenglet) – didn’t maintain again his celebrations watching the profitable purpose.
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He turned again, sprinted in direction of his bench and was seen leaping together with his teaching employees whereas gamers from the bench flooded the touchline.
Levante away is rarely a simple recreation for Barcelona, however now that they’ve seen them off, second place within the league appears to be theirs to lose. Subsequent up: Eintracht Frankfurt within the Europa League second place on the Camp Nou.