FT: Barcelona 3-2 Elche, Nico Gonzalez Score Late WINNER! | HIGHLIGHTS
Nico Gonzalez scored the winner as Barcelona beat Elche 3-2 in their laliga encounter, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
A brilliant first half encounter for Barcelona who made sure their dominance was seen on the pitch against their opponent who put up a good fight.
First 15th minute saw them both holding each other tight without allowing anything go past them as the encounter was looking evenly balanced and matched.
Ferran Jutgla scored the opening goal in the 16th minute of the first half after teaming up with Ousmane Dembele who provide the assist to make it 1-0.
Pablo Gavira increased the lead for Barca in the 19th minute after another beautiful teamwork effort saw Clement Lenglet providing the assistance that led to the scoreline turning 2-0.
Elche were still looking to maintain things as the encounter carried on with them pushing forward with hopes of getting something out of everything which didn’t work out.
The first half came to an end with Barcelona taking a 2-0 advantage into the break against Elche who failed to respond in the 45 minutes.
Second Half Report
The second half was key as it kicked off with Elche pushing back as they were desperately looking to make something happen after conceding twice.
Barcelona kept their lead going as they continued to make sure their defending was perfect despite the push-back from their opponent which was too much.
Tete Morente pulled one back for the visitors in the 62nd minute of the second half was saw the scoreline turned 2-1 from a good finishing.
They responded immediately with another goal in the 63rd minute which leveled things 2-2 thanks to Pere Milla who was assisted by the first goal scorer.
It was fast looking like a game Barca might slip until Nico Gonzalez scored in the 85th minute to put his side back on the lead 3-2 with Pablo Gavira supplying the assist.
That goal was the last action as Barcelona escaped with a 3-2 victory against Elche which saw them taking all three points after 90 minutes.
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