Copa Del Rey: FC Barcelona recovers a 0-1 deficit to beat Linares Deportivo 2-1

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LINARES. FC Barcelona succeeded in turn the table against Linares Deportivo to win 2-1.

LINARES. FC Barcelona succeeded in turn the table against Linares Deportivo to win 2-1. It was Linares Deportivo to strike first with a goal of Hugo Diaz at the 19′. Then it was a goal in the 63′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, F. Jutgla gave the win to FC Barcelona in the 69′ minute with a goal. FC Barcelona was vastly superior ball possession (72%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Estadio Municipal de Linarejos Stadium in Linares on Wednesday and this began at 6:30 pm UTC. The referee was Guillermo Cuadra Fernández with the help of Roberto Alonso Fernández and Israel Bárcena Rodríguez. The 4th official was Juan Antonio Campos Salinas. The weather was clear. The temperature was extremely hot around 34.8 degrees Celsius or 94.57 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 15%.​

Match Statistics

FC Barcelona was in firm control of the ball 72% while Linares Deportivo was struggling with a 28% ball possession.

FC Barcelona was more aggressive with 87 dangerous attacks and 25 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons FC Barcelona won the contest.​

Linares Deportivo shot 10 times, 5 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, FC Barcelona shot 25 times, 7 on target, 18 off target.

Cards

Linares Deportivo received 1 yellow card (L. Guerrero). On the opposite side, FC Barcelona received 1 yellow card (F. de Jong).

After this encounter, Linares Deportivo stays with points to occupy the 0th place in the standings. while FC Barcelona has points (0th).

Match Events

  • 19'
    19'

    Hugo Diaz

    F. Carnicer

  • 46'
    46'

    F. de Jong

    R. Puig

  • 46'
    46'

    G. Pique

    R. Araujo

  • 46'
    46'

    O. Dembele

    I. Akhomach

  • 56'
    56'

    M. Marin

    F. Carnicer

  • 56'
    56'

    C. Carracedo

    A. Melendez

  • 58'
    58'

    L. Guerrero

  • 58'
    58'

    F. de Jong

  • 63'
    63'

    O. Dembele

  • 69'
    69'

    F. Jutgla

  • 70'
    70'

    J. Etxaniz

    Hugo Diaz

  • 75'
    75'

    A. Sanz

    F. de Jong

  • 88'
    88'

    L. Castillo Ortega

    J. Etxaniz

  • 88'
    88'

    D. Luna

    R. Sanchidrian

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Linares Deportivo: Formation and Lineups

Linares Deportivo started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Alberto González Fernández chose to play with the following team: Brimah Razak (6.5), Daniel Perejón (5.8), Lolo Guerrero (7.2), José Manuel Gómez (6.4), Alvaro Barbosa (6.8), Rubén Sanchidrián (5.9), Alberto Rodríguez (6.2), Alejandro Meléndez (6.7), Fran Carnicer (7.1), Hugo Díaz (7.2) and Fernando Copete Vallina (6.2).

Substitutes

Linares Deportivo made 5 changes: F. Carnicer for M. Marin (56′), A. Melendez for C. Carracedo (56′), Hugo Diaz for J. Etxaniz (70′), J. Etxaniz for L. Castillo Ortega (88′) and R. Sanchidrian for D. Luna (88′).

Top player: Cristian Carracedo

Probably the most impressive player in Linares Deportivo was Cristian Carracedo.

His rating is (7.2) with 5 passes (60% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 9. He hit the woodwork once times.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 56′.

FC Barcelona: Formation and Lineups

FC Barcelona started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

On the opposite side, Xavier Hernández Creus played with: Neto (6.4), Óscar Mingueza (6.8), Eric García (7.4), Ronald Araújo (6.8), Sergio Busquets (7.7), Dani Alves (8.3), Riqui Puig (6.7), Nicolás González (7.8), Jordi Alba (7.1), Iliàs Akhomach Chakkour (6.7) and Ferran Jutglà (7.3).

Substitutes

FC Barcelona made 4 changes: R. Puig for F. de Jong (46′), R. Araujo for G. Pique (46′), I. Akhomach for O. Dembele (46′) and F. de Jong for A. Sanz (75′).

Top player: Dani Alves

The player who no doubt impressed FC Barcelona the most was Dani Alves even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.3) with 57 passes (89% accurate) and 6 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 13. He performed 13 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Copa Del Rey

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