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.
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.