FC Barcelona Lassa delivered at the difficult away ground, Palau Municipal de Huesca, with a 30-26 victory. The match started intensely and was well-matched with both teams scoring freely. The home team pressed constantly and Barça Lassa had to move up a gear to match Bada Huesca's intensity.
Cedric Sorhaindo demonstrated his scoring potential with his imposing presence on the edge of the opposition's box. Barça's keeper, Gonzalo Pérez, also contributed some good saves to keep the away team in the game. Moreover, Lasse Andersson goals helped keep the blaugranas in the game. Xavi Pascual's became more prominent after the first ten minutes with some strong defence and clinical attacks. The match was a high-quality affair and both teams were capable of moving out in front.
Ten minutes before the end of the first half Xavi Pascual's men were one point ahead (10-9). Valero Rivera counterattacked successfully giving the away team some breathing space. The home team were persistent and successfully got back on level terms. Four Huesca goals reactivated Jose Francisco's team and they were aided by the sending offs and subsequent superiority this gave them allowed the home team to take a two goal lead.
At the beginning of the second half Barça Lassa showed their competitive spirit with a spectacular response. They took control and dominated the play and the scoreboard. Víctor Tomás and Cedric Sorhaindo shone with their goalscoring prowess and they helped Barça move towards a 15th consecutive victory. Wael Jallouz was also a prominent part of Xavi Pascual's team and he scored regularly. Bada Huesca didn't give up and continued to do everything they could in front of their fans.
The blaugranas, ten minutes from the end of the game, opened up the biggest lead of the game with a score of 26-21. Barça didn't let that advantage slip and they deserved the victory following an impressive display in a difficult away fixture which maintains their 100% record of fifteen wins out of fifteen in the league.
Today, during the half time break of the ABANCA fixture between Ademar León and Vila de Aranda, the draw for semifinals of the 27th Asobal Cup. The fixtures will be played on the 17/18 of December in León. FC Barcelona will face Naturhouse la Rioja.