Spanish La Liga match report Getafe v FC Barcelona 16 September 2017

17 September, 2017, 01:09 | Author: Laura Christensen
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Barcelona came from behind this afternoon to take the three points on offer against Getafe.

Gaku Shibasak got the hosts off to a rocking start six minutes before the break - his sweetly hit left-footed volley from outside of the box left Marc-Andre ter Stegen no chance in the Barca goal as the ball rocketed into the roof of the net.

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele was forced off with a suspected hamstring injury in the first half of the Blaugrana's La Liga clash at Getafe on Saturday.

As for Getafe, Jorge Molina once again led the line for the capital outfit, while Japan global Shibasaki also kept his position in the team.

The France winger who an initial €105million, was making his first La Liga start for the Catalans, picked up a hamstring injury and was replaced by Gerard Deulofeu.

After Barca failed to properly clear a Getafe free-kick, Shibasaki was on hand to absolutely thunder a flawless volley past Marc-Andre Ter Stegen and into the top corner.


Japanese global Shibasaki took matters into his own hands as he opened the scoring for Getafe with a spectacular volley from the edge of the box in the 39th minute, 1-0.

The signing of Paulinho angered many supporters over the summer.

Paulinho celebrates his victor at Getafe on Saturday.

In first half stoppage time Guaita produced a good save to turn Lionel Messi's free kick away for a corner.

Paulinho came off the Barcelona bench in the 77th minute as the league leaders looked to hurt Getafe late on, but it was the home side that nearly scored 10 minutes from time, with Sergio Mora having a low shot deflected onto the post.

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