Yamal's superb brace guide Barca to hold Granada 3-3

By Real11 - Feb 12 2024 75 Views


Barca held Granada 3-3 in a six-goal thriller

Barcelona's young striker, Lamine Yamal, was adjudged the Man of the Match award in the match against Granada on Sunday, 11 February 2024. The third-placed Barca hosted Granada in Week 24 of La Liga 2023/2024 at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys and this match was a bit less exciting first. Barcelona scored their first goal through Yamal in the 14th minute of the game but then the Nazaríes were able to equalize the score before the end of the first half with a goal from Sanchez(43').

In the second half, the match became more lively as Barca and Granada scored goals back and forth and the match ended with a score line of 3-3. During the match, the 16-year-old wunderkind Lamine Yamal was placed at the right-wing post. Together with Robert Lewandowski, he actively kept pressuring Granada's defense. The only difference is, that the Spanish footballer was more clinical than Lewandowski this time. As previously mentioned, he scored La Blaugrana's first goal. Yamal also ended up scoring Barcelona's third goal and he was the one who saved the Blaugrana from defeat against Granada. The WhoScored page then gave him the highest rating among all the other players in this match and the young rising star got a score of 8.32.

For his brilliance on the field, Yamal deserves the Man of the Match award and he has recorded a superb brace for Barca. That number is only less than Robert Lewandowski (5). The two shots were all right on target and resulted in goals and the forward also carved a key pass with kept assuring Barca to continue their dominance in the match. Yamal recorded one successful dribble and made four crosses but only one reached the target, he also released a long ball and that pass also reached the intended target. Yamal also helped Barcelona survive a little and he registered two successful tackles in that match which helped Barca to hold their nerves and guided his side to secure a point each.

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