Barça 2-7 Inter: Defeat in the Palau

Barça 2-7 Inter: Defeat in the Palau

Despite being in the first half, the team from Madrid decide the game with five goals in the last nine minutes

Barça fell to defeat in week 13 of the league against Movistar Inter at the Palau Blaugrana, going down 7-2 after holding the side from Madrid at two a piece at half time. 

A tough defeat for Jesús Velasco's team but now they will have to turn the page and focus on the next challenge which comes in the Champions League Elite Round in Riga, Latvia next week. 

Neck and neck 

The first half was a tight affair with Inter taking the lead after just three minutes of the contest through Cecilio. Nevertheless, Pito struck back for the home side on 12 minutes, losing his man and then beating keeper Herrero with a subtle finish. Before half time Adolfo put the blaugranes ahead only for Terry to immediately level things up for the visitors to make it 2-2 at half time. 

Inter swing the game 

In the second half the game continued to be open with neither side dominating in the early minutes. Both teams had chances, Catela coming close for the blaugranes. However, just after the half hour mark Fits put Inter ahead and that swung the game in favour of the visitors. 

When Drahovsky made it 4-2 with the blaugranes appealing for a foul that was not given, the game began to slip away from the home side. Herrero saved a Dyego penalty and with Barça sacrificing their keeper, Inter added three more goals in three minutes to register a 7-2 win in the Palau.  

A difficult day at the office for Barça but a new challenge lies ahead next week in the Baltics. 




Barça: Dídac, Erick, Touré, Antonio, Pito -starting five- Dyego, Adolfo, André Coelho, Aniol, Catela.

Inter: Jesús Herrero, Raúl Gómez, Rubi Lemos, Cecilio, Drahovsky -starting five- Fits, Humberto, Raya, Terry, Lazarevic, Pablo Ordóñez, Korpela.

Goals: 0-1, Cecilio (min 3). 1-1, Pito (min 12). 2-1, Adolfo (min 18). 2-2, Terry (min 19). 2-3, Fits (min 31). 2-4, Drahovsky (min 34). 2-5, Terry (min 36). 2-6, Cecilio (min 37). 2-7, Rubi Lemos (min 38). 

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