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LALIGA: Chukwueze’s Goal Not Enough As Barca Edge 10-Man Villarreal In Comeback Win

LALIGA: Chukwueze’s Goal Not Enough As Barca Edge 10-Man Villarreal In Comeback Win

Samuel Chukwueze scored but it was not enough as 10-man Villarreal lost 2-1 at home to Barcelona, Completesports.com reports.

It was Chukwueze’s fourth goal in 27 games in Laliga so far this season.

He broke the deadlock in the 26th minute following an assist from Pau Torres.

Just two minutes after  Chukwueze’s goal Barcelona equalised through Antoine Griezmann.

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And in the 35th minute Griezmann netted what proved to be the winner for Barcelona.

Villarreal were reduced  to 10 men after Manu Tigueros was shown a straight red card for a late tackle on Lionel Messi.

Villarreal are now winless in their last 24 league meetings against Barcelona (Draw six  defeats 18), their worst run ever against a single opponent in the top-flight. 

The win means Barca in third place, are now on 71 points same as Real Madrid and just two points behind leaders Atletico Madrid while Villarreal are seventh.

By James Agberebi 

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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 4
  • Sorry chukzy, better luck next time. But keep the goals coming. You can score more, so don’t stop.

     
  • pompei 3 months ago

    Ray Hudson: Chukwueze, cool under pressure LIKE A POLAR BEAR’S BACKSIDE.
    Sam is back in form. This is the old Sam that terrorized teams in the past.
    Purposeful dribbling, deadly assists, cool finishing.
    Para pa pa pa, I’m loving it! Make I borrow the McDonald’s jingle 🙂

     
  • Nice one Chuzzy

     
  • This is what our constructive criticism can do to keep our stars on their toes and keep their focus…
    Weldone chuzzy