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Barça's game against Vissel Kobe saw a total of six players make their debuts for the first team: Julian Araujo, Dani Rodríguez, Pau Prim, Marc Guiu, Hector Fort and Unai Hernández.
Julian Araujo, Dani Rodríguez and Pau Prim were included in the starting XI with the others coming on in the second half.
Wearing number 2 on his back, Julián Araujo made his first appearance for FC Barcelona. The 21 year old Mexican international was signed by Barça Atlètic in January and played all 90 minutes of the game in Tokyo. The full back showed his ability to get forward, an ability which allows him to play as a wing back too.
The winger Dani Rodríguez was included in the starting XI and played the first half of the win against Vissel Kobe. At ease in possession, the youngster showed his shooting ability and his dribbling skills in the opening 45 minutes. He came to the club in 2020 from Real Sociedad and he has been a key figure in the U19A side this season with 27 appearances in the league and 5 in the UEFA Youth League, scoring three goals.
The midfielder Pau Prim was another who started the game in the Japan National Stadium. The midfielder played all 90 minutes and showed his qualities on the ball and his willingness to shoot from distance. The former FCBEscola player started the season with the U19B team but ended up making his debut for the U19A team.
The young striker Marc Guiu came on as a second half substitute for Robert Lewandowski and the forward showed his technique and his strength. Guiu has played for the U19B and A sides this season making more than 20 appearances.
The U19A player Héctor Fort came on after the break to replace Marcos Alonso. The defender showed his solidity at the back and this season the right back played in all six of the UEFA Youth League campaign.
An attacking midfielder, Unai Hernández came on to replace Pablo Torre in the 60th minute. A member of the U19 squad, he has been a key player this season making 28 appearances, 26 in the starting XI. The midfielder is a talented technician and a great threat from set pieces.
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