Alexis Sánchez / PHOTO: Archive/Giuliano Bevilacqua

Alexis Sanchez was one of the last Barça players to play for his country this midweek. This morning, he played the whole 90 minutes in the friendly against Ghana that took place at the PPL Park in Philadelphia, and ended in a 1-1 draw. The match was played under heavy rain and the African team opened the scoring in the 42nd minute with a goal from Richard Mpong.

The Chilean team, led by the brilliant Alexis, who was the teams attacking reference point, battled to reverse the score. Although they went down to 10 players in the 69th minute, when Matias Campos was sent off, Chile equalised a few minutes later. In the 75th minute, Matias Fernandez converted a penalty, after a foul on Barca's Alexis Sanchez. With the 1-1 scoreline both teams carried the battle on in midfield, but the Chileans were the ones who went looking for the winning goal

Dos Santos, in the Mexico starting line-up

For his part, the Barça B player, Jonathan Dos Santos, also played for his country. The Barça player was in the starting line-up for Mexico in the friendly against Colombia, played in Miami. The match ended in defeat for the Mexicans by 2-0, with goals from Falcao and Cuadrado. Dos Santos played the first half alongside his brother and former Barça player Giovani dos Santos, as well as with the other star player, who defended the Barça colours between 2003 and 2010, Rafa Marquez.

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