The Spanish team, Barcelona, lost to its host Atletico Madrid, with a free goal, in the confrontation that took place between them yesterday evening, Saturday, at the “Wanda Metropolitano” stadium, in the tenth round of the life of the Spanish League “La Liga,” where Yannick Carrasco scored the winning goal in favor of the Rojo Blancos in the third minute of stoppage time in the first half after a fatal defensive mistake by the Catalan team and goalkeeper Ter Stegen.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique suffered a serious injury. He was unable to complete the match after the violent intervention against him by Angel Correa, the Rochi Blancos player, to leave the pitch and participate in Dest instead of him in the match’s 62nd minute.
With this result, Atletico Madrid ranks second in the Spanish league table, “La Liga,” with 20 points, with a difference of goals only, behind Real Sociedad, who has the same balance of points. In comparison, Barcelona fell to tenth place after frozen at 11 points and had two postponed matches.
Carrasco Goal 🔥😎 Ter Stegen got nutmeged 😂😂 – Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona 1-0 pic.twitter.com/8wy7m73STW
— the football goals (@thefootballgoa2) November 21, 2020
Barcelona played the Atlético de Madrid match with the following formation: Goalkeeper: Ter Stegen / Defense line: Pique, Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Serge Roberto / Midfield: De Jong, Pjanic, Pedri / Offensive line: Messi, Griezmann, Dembele.
Atletico Madrid formation against Barcelona: Goalkeepers: Jan Oblak / Defensive line: Jimenez, Savic, Trippier, Hermoso / Midfield: Saul Niguel, Carrasco, Lorient, Kuki / attacking line: Angel Correa, Joao Felix.
The Atletico Madrid match is the 800th in the career of the Argentine star Lionel Messi, Barcelona’s captain, with the Catalan team at the friendly or official levels, including 742 official matches in all tournaments and 58 friendly matches since his debut with the first team of Barça in November 2003.
Messi has scored 561 victories in the 800 matches he has played so far for Barcelona, in addition to 149 draws and 90 defeats, during which he scored 677 goals.