FT. Barca 2-0 Vissel Kobe: how the game unfolded as seen by fans & media
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- That's all! Barcelona achieve their first pre-season win as Iniesta's Vissel Kobe is defeated 2-0! Decent performance from Blaugrana, however, the Japanese side was dangerous in front of our goal as well.
- YASSSSS!!! How good he is!
- Malcom in real danger to score Barca's second! The ball hits the woodwork.
- Both are decent today, however, Malcom seems to be more team-focused.
- And how good was this one!!! The Catalans are up the score!
- Great interconnection between the two! Smart combination which leads to De Jong's goalscoring opportunity, though the Dutchman could only back a backheel pass backwards.
- 4-3-3 is remaining, here's our line up for the second half.
Neto; Monchu, Todibo, Umtiti, Guillem; De Jong, Roberto, Alena; Perez, Dembele, Malcom.
- We're into the second part of today's show!
- Nothing separates two teams at the break as we go into half-time. What squad do you expect to see in the 2nd half?
- Rakitic with a long-range shot again! That's a personal instruction by Valverde, it seems 😏
- True story. He's especially great in finding space but poor as a complete forward.
- He desperately wishes to score, that's right.
- Ter Stegen goes hard like Manuel Neuer!!!
- Confident display from Araujo!
- Busquets with a great delivery as Kobe's defender get in Griezmann's way in front of goal!
- Pure magic by Iniesta with his technical skills!
- Semedo with an opportunity to score! Too slow for making an accurate last pass.
- Riqui has just counterpressed Kobe defender and fired from inside the box, but wide!
- What a shot by don Andres! This could be a 1st half sensation!
- Let's go! Visca el Barca!
- Catalan blood is running through this kit...Magnificent.
- Serious as never...It's tough to face the club you were factually born in.
- He will earn his first-team promotion in the near future, you'll see...
- Soon there are 4 of them! Truly a Japanese Barca!
- The arena seems to be well-prepared!
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- Barca will premier their away kit in today's match. It's going to be a bright show.
- All three ex-Blaugrana start for Vissel Kobe! Fantastic news!
- Pleasant atmosphere in Kobe ahead of the big show.
- Here's how our starting XI will look like:
- 🔴🔵 Welcome, Cules! Today's friendly will see Barca facing some of their former teammates, particularly Andres Iniesta and David Villa! Let's hope for a solid display from our boys and, finally, Barca's first pre-season win.