Barcelona’s Roaring comeback: Lewandowski, Gundogan, and Roque Star in 3-1 win against Alaves

In an exciting game with four goals on Saturday, February 3, 2024, Barcelona securing 3 and Alaves 1 at the Estadio de Mendizorroza in Vitoria-Gasteiz. Since their terrible lose of 3-5 in the last match against Villarreal, this win holds immense importance for Barcelona, keeping them in the La Liga title race.

Barcelona's Robert Lewandowski
Barcelona’s Robert Lewandowski. Image source FC Barcelona

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Key Players

Barca’s Robert Lewandowski ignited the scoreboard, while Ilkay Gundogan‘s amazing play earned him Player of the Match, contributing both assists and a goal. Young Brazilian Vitor Roque impressed with Barca’s third goal but faced an early exit with a red card. Alaves’ Samuel Omorodion showcased skill with a crucial 51st-minute header, narrowing the deficit.

Brief Match Highlights

Robert Lewandowski, the Polish dynamo, kickstarted the goals, unleashing a powerful shot into the net in the 22nd minute, all thanks to a precision pass from Gundogan. Speaking of whom, Ilkay Gundogan emerged as the key player, not only assisting to Lewandowski’s goal but also showcasing his scoring skills with a stunning volley in the 49th minute, earning him the well-deserved Player of the Match honor.

Short after half-time, On the opposing side, Samuel Omorodion, Alaves’ striker, displayed his aerial Command with a well-timed header in the 51st minute, momentarily narrowing the scoreline to 2-1. Barcelona, undeterred, restored their two-goal advantage with Vitor Roque, a rising Brazilian star, who made a memorable impact as a substitute, sealing Barcelona’s victory with a third goal in the 63rd minute. However, his performance was short-lived, as a red card forced him to make an early exit just nine minutes later. Despite the game being filled with excitment and a red card, Barcelona held their ground, securing a 3-1 win.

Game Statistics

Deportivo Alaves managed 2 shots on goal out of a total of 12 attempts, held 36% possession, and secured 14 corner kicks. They were charged with 15 fouls and committed 3 offsides.

On the other side, FC Barcelona showcased a more offensive stance with 4 shots on goal out of 7 attempts, dominated possession at 64%, and earned 5 corner kicks. They committed 10 fouls and had 1 offside.

Brief Timeline (Barcelona vs Alaves)

  • 22nd min: GOAL!! Lewandowski opens the score for Barca.
  • 49th min: GOAL!! Gundogan doubles Barca’s lead.
  • 51st min: GOAL!! Omorodion scores for Alaves.
  • 63rd min: GOAL!! Roque extends Barca’s lead.
  • 72nd min: Roque receives a red card.

Table Positions

After the match, Barcelona is in the 3rd position with 50 points. On the other hand, Alaves is in the 12th position with 26 points.

Upcoming Matches

Barcelona’s Upcoming Matches:

Barca vs Granada on 11 Feb 2024

Barca vs Vigo on 17 Feb 2024

Alaves’ Next Match:

Alaves vs Villarreal on 10 Feb 2024.

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