Last-minute penalty condemns Barça B after dominating second half Dongou scores Club's first goal in Second Division B on great assist from Babunski
UE Cornellà, 2 Barça B, 1
Barça B: Ortolá, Palencia, Costa, Tarín, Quintilla (Godswill, min 40), Samper (Enguene, min 33), Ros, Babunski, Dongou, Grimaldo and Campins (Cantalapìedra, min 23)
UE Cornellà: Marcos, Pere, Ñoño, Borja, Lulu, David, Dani Martí (Oscar Muñoz, min 67), Gómez, Enric, Xemi and Fran Piera (Lucas, min 77).
Goals: 1-0 Dani Martí, min 1; 1-1 Dongou, min 54; Oscar Muñoz 2-1, min 93 (p.).
Barça Bopened inGroup Threeof the Second DivisionBwith a 2–1 defeat at Cornellàafter tyingthe match during avery good secondhalf showing. But Cornellà managed to swipe all three pointsthanks toa penalty kickin the finalminute of play.
The hosts opened the scoring in the opening minute when a throw-in ended up with Dani Martí banging the ball into the back of the net, forcing Barça B to play from behind during the entire first half. Led by first year coach Gerard López, the Catalans came close to knotting the game up with a pair of first-half chances, but Dongou had a shot saved by goalkeeper Marcos Pérez and shortly after Grimaldo's long-range attempt clipped the outside of the post.
Barça B were far superior in the second half by dominating the possession game and on 54 minutes Dongou finally broke through for the first blaugrana goal of the season following a long precision pass from Babunksi from midfield that Dongou finished with aplomb to tie the game.
But just when it seemed both teams would walk away with a point, and even though Barça were seriously threatening in the final minutes, an injury-time foul by Robert Costa on Oscar Muñoz in the Cornellà area was whsitled by the referee and Muñoz nailed the spot kick to give his team the 2–1 win.