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De Jong Gets 8, Gavi With 6 | Barcelona Players Rated In Narrow Win Vs Osasuna

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Abhinab Ghosh
A 26-year-old sports writer and an aspiring football coach who has road-tripped across the Scottish Highlands, but has never been to Wales. Sucker for cliff-hangers and catchy riffs. Known to be a grunger and not to be a stranger.

Barcelona welcomed Osasuna at the Nou Camp earlier tonight as they hoped to secure a victory at home in La Liga. The Catalan club dominated the game in the first half but were held to a scoreless draw at the half-time break.

Jordi Alba finally made the decisive breakthrough in the 85th minute as Barca ended up securing a narrow 1-0 win in front of their home fans.

Let’s take a look at how each Barcelona player fared during the match against Osasuna.

GK: Marc-André ter Stegen – 7/10

The German keeper made a couple of solid saves at the back and earned a crucial clean sheet at the Nou Camp.

RB: Jules Kounde – 7/10

The French talent didn’t do much wrong at the back and made one key chance going forward.

CB: Ronald Araujo – 7.5/10

He dealt with the danger when needed and was good on the ball as well.

CB: Andreas Christensen – 6.5/10

Christensen didn’t do much wrong at the back and made one key chance going forward.

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Barcelona’s Spanish coach Xavi gestures from the sideline during the Spanish league football match between FC Barcelona and CA Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on May 2, 2023. (Photo by LLUIS GENE / AFP) (Photo by LLUIS GENE/AFP via Getty Images)

LB: Alejandro Balde – 7/10

He was solid when defending inside his half and made some good runs with the ball on the left flank.

CM: Sergio Busquets – 6.5/10

Busquets had a couple of lively moments in the opponent’s half.

CM: Frenkie de Jong – 8/10

The Dutch talent offered decent protection for his teammates at the back and engineered a few inviting chances in the final third. He ended the game with an assist to his name.

RW: Raphinha – 7/10

Raphinha caused a few headaches for his marker and was unfortunate to hit the crossbar.

CAM: Pedri – 7/10

The Spaniard orchestrated a few decent chances in the final third but there was no goal for him this evening.

LW: Gavi – 6/10

He struggled to get into the flow of the game and was replaced in the 35th minute.

ST: Robert Lewandowski – 7/10

The Polish striker was a real threat in the final third but failed to get his name on the scoresheet.


LW: Ansu Fati – 7/10

He was always looking to have a strike at goal and showed some flashes of what he can do after coming off the bench.

CB: Eric Garcia – 6.5/10

He was solid at the back.

RW: Ousmane Dembele – 6/10

Dembele added some pace to Xavi’s attack.

LB: Jordi Alba – 8/10

He came on and netted the winning goal in the 85th minute.

ST: Ferran Torres – 6/10

His impact on the game was minimal.

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