Osasuna Magna 2-4 Barça: A win to be proud of

Osasuna Magna 2-4 Barça: A win to be proud of

Andreu Plaza's team put in a good performance and take their chances to record their first league win of the season

Deserved victory for Barça who were made to work to win 4-2 away at Osasuna Magna in the league. Andreu Plaza's team took to get ahead in the first half and that turned out to be crucial as the home side launched a come back after the break and the win was never secure until Lozano's late effort for Barça's fourth of the game. 

Barça get ahead

Both sides had chances in the early minutes and Barça keeper Dídac had to be alert to keep out an effort from Tony. Then Dyego went close for the blaugranes before he set up team mate Esquerdinha to put Barça ahead with eight minutes on the clock. Ximbinha came close to adding a second before Osasuna's Tony rattled the post with the game still an open, attacking affair. 

The visitors, however, did get their reward before half time when Lozano rounded off an excellent piece of play from Matheus. 

Osasuna fightback 

Barça looked to counter in the second half with their two goal lead. Lozano had a good penalty appeal turned down before keeper Dídac found the net for Barça with their opponents playing without a keeper themselves. Three goals up, the blaugranes appeared to be cantering to victory but two goals from Mancuso put Osasuna right back into the contest in the space of two minutes. Nevertheless, Lozano's strike in the last few seconds secured the win, an important one for Andreu Plaza's team. 


Osasuna Magna, 2
Barça, 4

Osasuna Magna: Asier, Wanderson, Tony, Mancuso and Bynho –starting five-, Martil, Fabinho, Juninho, Linhares, Zurdo and César.

Barça: Dídac, Lozano, Marcenio, Matheus y Ferrao –starting five-, Daniel, Dyego, Esquerdinha, Ximbinha and Povill.

Goals: 0-1, Esquerdinha (min 8); 0-2, Lozano (min 17); 0-3, Dídac (min 36); 1-3, Mancuso (min 38): 2-3, Mancuso (min 39); 2-4, Lozano (min 40).


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