Barcelona football club of Spain under the tutelage of Xavi Hernandez were in action yesterday in their second leg of the UEFA Europa League round of 32 against Luciano Spalletti led Napoli team at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.
The Catalan giant were very convincing with a superb performance away from home as they outshined the host at the front of their home fans with an incredible four goals to two scoreline at full time.Barcelona at the commanding end progressed to the next stage of the competition with grand style which made them displayed their old time football philosophy at the fullest which was joy to watch.
Here are some talking points in the game that ended six-goal thriller at full time:
– Adama Traore who was considered a premier league flop at Wolverhampton wanderer got a brace of assist which was key in the brilliant win. The Spaniard has been in impressive form for the Catalan giant since his January transfer move to the club having been at top notch across all competitions.
– Frenkie de Jong scored a wonder goal in the thrilling encounter. The Netherlands International was the boss in control of the midfield and as such at the commanding end with a masterclass and mind-blowing performance.
Frenkie de Jong in the game had the most touches, the most accurate passes, the most key passes and the second most ground duels won among others which earned him the Man of the Match award.
Barcelona with the massive win means they are now heading into the round of 16 of the UEFA Europa League in style with the ties ending five goals to three on aggregate, after a one all draw at the Camp Nou in the first leg.