Analysis post Getafe vs FC Barcelona: Barça seals the second position in a sterile match

The culé team landed in the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez, knowing that one point was worth him to mathematically certifyto second position in the league table. On the other hand, at Getafe the draw was also worth it seal permanenceso everything indicated that it would be a match in which both teams were going to take few risks.

A Barça that premiered defense

Nothing could be further from reality, the meeting began with a script that was maintained during the first 45 minutes of the duel, neither of the two teams took more risks than necessary. The team led by Xavi Hernandez He came out with an unprecedented defense so far due to the casualties with which the team came. Lenglet, Mingueza and Alexander Balde They were the three innovations behind.

The duel soon had a clear dominator, the Barçawho felt comfortable with the ball, but it was very close about the goal of Soria. For its part, the Madrid team did not go crazy when it came to pressuring the Barçaand decided to let the azulgranas play on their field, opting to withdraw every time the visitors tried to go deeper.

sterile party

didn’t happen nothing in the party, which was being played in the center of the field and not in the last third of it, something that had an influence in hardly seeing scoring chances. In the Barça, Riqui Puig was being one of the highlights in the medullary culé, together with Gavialthough the Barça He couldn’t get the dominance he printed to translate into scoring opportunities in the first half.

The second period was not going to leave big turns of scriptwith a Barça subscribed to the horizontal game, but not without suffering in defense, against a Getafe that seemed to cry out for the Barça keep triangulating safely.

A tie with little football that makes both happy

Mingueza, with two good actions, he was the most outstanding man in defense, to prevent the Getafe could progress dangerously. On the other hand, the offensive production of the FC Barcelona let much to be desiredin a game that seemed to be played at a very different pace from what is usual in the elite.

Finally, the duel ended with a more than predictable 0-0, seeing what was happening on the green, or rather not happening. The culé team with this draw seal second position in the absence of a league day and will play the Spain Supercup next year. For his part, the Getafe will stay in First division one more year.