BARCELONA. FC Barcelona had a surprising win over Cádiz with a 2-0 win with a goal from S. Roberto (43′) and a goal from R. Lewandowski (45′). FC Barcelona was much better in terms of ball possession (65%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Spotify Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on Sunday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Pablo González Fuertes who was helped by Alfredo Rodríguez Moreno and Israel Bárcena Rodríguez. The 4th official was Imanol Irurtzun Artola. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 13.9 degrees Celsius or 56.95 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 61%.
- ! 65 Ball Possession 35
- 16 Total 14
- 5 On Target 4
- 9 Off Target 8
- 2 Shots blocked 2
- 113 Attack 71
- 56 Dangerous attack 36
- 94 Ball safe 71
- 0 Penalties 0
- 5 Corners 6
- 1 Off Sides 7
- 15 Total 18
- 2 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 3 Substitutions 5
FC Barcelona had a strong ball possession 65% while Cádiz was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
FC Barcelona was more aggressive with 56 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why FC Barcelona won the match.
FC Barcelona shot 16 times, 5 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Cádiz shot 14 times, 4 on target, 8 off target.
FC Barcelona received 2 yellow cards (Frenkie de Jong and F. Kessie). On the other side, Cádiz received 3 yellow cards (Roger Martí, Rubén Alcaraz and Fede San Emeterio).
After this match, FC Barcelona will have 59 points to sit in the 1st place. On the other side, Cádiz will stay with 22 points like Almería to sit in the 17th place.
In the next match in the La Liga, FC Barcelona will play away with Almería on the 26th of February with a 13-0 head to head in favor of FC Barcelona (2 draws).
Cádiz will host Rayo Vallecano on the 25th of February with a 3-2 head to head record in favor of Rayo Vallecano (6 draws).
FC Barcelona – Formation
FC Barcelona started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Xavier Hernández Creus decided to play with the following team: Marc-André ter Stegen, Jules Koundé , Andreas Christensen , Eric García , Alejandro Baldé , Gavi , Frenkie de Jong , Sergi Roberto , Ferran Torres , Robert Lewandowski and Ansu Fati .
The home team had on the bench: Jordi Alba, Franck Kessié, Iñaki Peña, Pablo Torre, Arnau Tenas, Raphinha , Sergio Busquets, Marcos Alonso and Ángel Alarcón.
FC Barcelona made 2 changes: Frenkie de Jong for Franck Kessié (69′) and Robert Lewandowski for Raphinha (75′).
Best player: Sergi Roberto
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Barcelona was Sergi Roberto.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 78 passes (96% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 10.
Cádiz – Formation
Cádiz started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Sergio González Soriano played with: Jeremías Ledesma, Isaac Carcelén , Luis Hernández , Fali , Santiago Arzamendia , Gonzalo Escalante , Rubén Alcaraz , Theo Bongonda , Álex Fernández , Brian Ocampo and Roger Martí .
They had on the bench: Mamadou Mbaye, Anthony Lozano, Jorge Meré, Iván Alejo , Victor Wehbi Aznar, Raúl Parra, Fede San Emeterio , Rubén Sobrino , Youba Diarra and Chris Ramos .
Cádiz made 5 changes: Brian Ocampo for Anthony Lozano (62′), Gonzalo Escalante for Iván Alejo (62′), Théo Bongonda for Sobrino (62′), Rubén Alcaraz for Fede (69′) and Roger Martí for Chris Ramos (74′).
Best player: Isaac Carcelén
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Cádiz was Isaac Carcelén.
His rating iswith 22 passes (81% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11. He performed 4 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the La Liga.
- FC Barcelona – Cádiz – 2-0
- Elche – Espanyol – 0-1
- Rayo Vallecano – Sevilla – 1-1
- Atlético Madrid – Athletic Club – 1-0