A Barça's victory in their debut in the Spanish League was started with a goal of Gerard Piqué, who lowered his salary so that the club could register new hires. The first official game of FC Barcelona was also the first without the definitive presence of its best player, Lionel Messi, signed by PSG.
Four goals in front of fans
Os four goals for the catalan team against Real Sociedad were not the only good news of the day, as, according to we had informed No. Aqui Catalunha, the presence of fans at the Camp Nou is allowed. More specifically, 30 thousand. In this Sunday's match, 20.384 spectators went to the stadium.
Despite the definitive absence of the best player in the club's history and this century, the team led by Ronald Koeman showed an excellent level in the first half. Right at the start of the match, Griezmann e Braithwaite had two good opportunities to open the scoreboard. In the 12th minute, the French striker hit a ball on the crossbar.
The first goal of the debut was scored by Piqué, at 19 minutes, thanks to a foul taken by Memphis, one of the new signings of the club. The Dutchman's debut in an official Barça game was not the only one. the defender Eric Garcia, former Manchester City player, participated in the second goal of the blue-grena team, at the end of the first half, scored by Braithwaite.
Real Sociedad reacts in the second half, but doesn't stop the rout
It's too early to say if this new barça is one of the favorites to lift the Spanish League trophy, but starting the season with a rout is a good dose of optimism. Not all victories will be impeccable, like this Sunday's. After third goal marked by FC Barcelona, again by the attacker Braithwaite, Real Sociedad scored two goals, in the 83rd and 85th minutes.
Despite the suspense, the Catalan team managed to dispel doubts, thanks to the goal by Sergi Roberto, in the 91st minute, after an assist by Braithwaite. Certainly, the 4-2 victory for Barça in the debut of the Spanish League it's a great way to start a new phase in your story.