Noia 2-4 Barça: Extra time sees place in the final booked

Noia 2-4 Barça: Extra time sees place in the final booked

The blaugranes see off Noia in the final seconds to take the tie 3-0 and book a place in the final

Barça had to work hard to secure the win they needed in the Ateneu Agrícola de Sant Sadurní against Noia in a game that ended 2-2 in normal time, the blaugranes taking a 4-2 victory in extra time. 

A frenetic start from both sides saw chances but no goals. Then, in the space of two minutes, Pau Bargalló struck twice in the first half to hand Barça a 2-0 lead and seemingly a comfortable path to the final. 

However, after the break Noia fought back and Martí Gabarró, on loan from Barça, struck twice in two minutes to level the game up. 

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The second half continued with chances but no goal so the contest went into extra time. The stalemate continued until 79 seconds from the end Ignacio Alabart made it 3-2 to the blaugranes after he found himself unmarked in the box. Sacrificing their keeper, Noia conceded again in the dying seconds with João Rodrigues making the final score 4-2 to the blaugranes. 

Barça's opponents in the league play off final will be Liceo and the best of five tie will start with game one on Thursday 8 June at 8.45pm CEST in the Palau Blaugrana. 


Noia Freixenet: 2

Barça: 4

Noia Freixenet: Blai Roca, Aleix Esteller, Xavi Costa, Jordi Bargalló, Adri Ballart - starting five- Kyllian Gil, Toni Salvadó, Eloi Mitjans and Martí Gabarró. 

Barça: Sergio Fernández, Ignacio Alabart, Pau Bargalló, Joao Rodrigues, Helder Nunes - starting five - Sergi Panadero, Marc Grau and Sergi Llorca.

Goals: 0-1, Pau Bargalló (min. 15); 0-2, Pau Bargalló (min. 17); 1-2, Martí Gabarró (min. 35); 2-2, Martí Gabarró (min. 36); 2-3, Ignacio Alabart (min. 59); 2-4, Joao Rodrigues (min. 60)

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