Barcelona drew away with Granada in the match of the 9th round of the Spanish La Liga – 2:2.
After the first third of the match, the "blue-garnet" unexpectedly lost with a difference of two goals - Bryan Zaragoza scored a double, scoring in the 1st and 29th minutes.
Even before the break, the Catalans managed to reduce the gap - in stoppage time before the first half, Lamin Yamal scored his debut goal in La Liga. For him, this is also the first goal for the main team of the Blaugranas.
The talent of "Barcelona" conquered a unique achievement. At the age of 16 years and 87 days, he became the youngest goal scorer in the history of the Primera. Yamal broke the record of Fabrice Olinga, who scored for Malaga at the age of 16 years and 98 days.
1 - @FCBarcelona player Lamine Yamal has become the youngest player to score in a @LaLiga match in the history of the competition at 16 years and 87 days, surpassing Fabrice Olinga (16a 98d). Historic. pic.twitter.com/9BWsda45Zc
— OptaJose (@OptaJose) October 8, 2023
In the second half, Xavi's men attacked with great strength, but they were able to equalize only in the 85th minute - Sergi Roberto closed a cross from Alejandro Balde.
In the 90th + 4th minute, the reigning champions of Spain had a chance to snatch victory, but after applying the VAR system, Joao Feliz's goal was canceled due to a passive offside from Ferran Torres.
After this match, Barcelona (21 points) is in third place in La Liga. The Blue-Garnet are one point behind the Girona of Ukrainians Viktor Tsygankov and Artem Dovbyk. Real Madrid leads with 24 points.
"Granada" (6 points) is in the relegation zone in the penultimate, 19th position.
In the next round, which will take place after the international break, Barcelona will host Athletic Bilbao on October 22. Two days earlier, Granada will play Osasuna away.
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