Ousmane Dembéle, child Fermin Lopez as well as Ferran Torres racked up as Barcelona defeated Genuine Madrid 3-0 in El Clásico at AT&T Arena in Arlington, Texas on Saturday.
Dembéle, 26– that ESPN has actually reported is close to a relocate to Paris Saint-Germain– placed Barca in advance in the 15th min, gathering Pedri’s pass as well as capturing previous goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.
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Madrid struck the woodwork 5 times, 3 via Vinicius Junior, as they promoted an equaliser prior to alternative López, 20, racked up an astonishment from range as well as Torres included a 3rd.
Both Spanish titans finish their united state excursions today, with Barcelona playing a/c Milan in Las Las Vega on Tuesday, as well as Madrid dealing with Juventus in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday.
Both Barca trainer Xavi Hernandez as well as Madrid equivalent Carlo Ancelotti selected solid groups, with summertime finalizings Ilkay Gündogan as well as Oriol Romeu beginning for Barca, as well as new kid on the block Jude Bellingham in the Madrid XI.
“It was a good game that we played, with and without the ball, we pressed them, we had chances, a lot of mobility,” Ancelotti stated. “The bad thing is the result. At the end we were too attacking, with not enough balance. The result hurts, but I’ll focus on the good things we did. Overall the team played well, we had a lot of opportunities.
” It’s unusual to strike the woodwork 5 times in a suit, however it can occur.”
Romeu was close to putting Barca ahead in the fourth minute, firing a first-time volley against the crossbar. Dembélé then opened the scoring after a clever training ground routine saw Gündogan find Pedri, who released the France international inside the box.
Five minutes later, Madrid were awarded a penalty after Ronald Araujo’s handball, but Vinicius was denied by the crossbar, before hitting the bar again with a shot which came close to crossing the line.
” We’re attempting [penalties] out,” Ancelotti said after the match. ” Today [Luka] Modric had not been [on the field], he generally takes charges. It can be Vinicius, Rodrygo. We’re examining.”
A harsh obstacle from Frenkie de Jong on Eder Militao saw the Netherlands worldwide reserved prior to half-time, while Andreas Christensen, Gündogan as well as Ferland Mendy all went off with pain prior to the break.
Both groups made a collection of modifications in the 2nd fifty percent, with Ancelotti presenting experts Toni Kroos as well as Luka Modric after a hr. Madrid struck the woodwork once more when Aurelien Tchouameni’s long-range shot recoiled off bench as well as onto Ter Stegen.
López saw to it of the win not long after being presented as a replacement, grabbing the round as well as defeating Courtois from outside package in the 85th min prior to some cool operate in package saw Torres jump on the scoresheet.
This is the 3rd time that Madrid as well as Barcelona have actually played an exhibit Clasico in the united state, with the Catalans winning all 3.