The victory won by Barça in Valencia (2-3) saw Antoine Griezmann confirm his great form.
The Barça was not very convincing, Sunday, on the lawn of Mestalla. Led by FC Valence, the Blaugrana have nevertheless preserved the essentials by overthrowing their hosts in the heart of the second half with three goals scored in just ten minutes. And if Lionel messi again panicked the counters thanks to a double, and this despite a missed penalty, Antoine Griezmann It has also achieved its goal.
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An achievement, the 19th this season, which has confirmed the verve of the Frenchman for several weeks. The Mâconnais has five goals and two assists in his last five appearances with the Blaugrana. Nothing less than his best series since arriving in Catalonia. “Antoine is fantastic. He is in a good time and he deserves it ”, underlined Ronald Koeman after the meeting. Pointed out, his agreement with Lionel Messi is now working wonders since the Argentine is not left with seven goals in five matches.
The two men are also among the most decisive players in 2021. While the six-fold Golden Ball, the only player to have crossed the 20-goal mark since the start of the year in one of the five major championships Europeans, throne at the top of the standings with 26 goals and 9 assists in all competitions, the French closes the Top 5 with 14 goals and 11 assists, only ahead by Kylian Mbappé (23 goals and 6 assists), Erling Haaland (20 goals and 9 assists) and Gerard Moreno (18 goals and 9 assists).
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