Cadiz vs. Barcelona – Football Match Report – September 10, 2022 – ESPN


Four goals sent in the second half Barcelona to a routine 4-0 win at Cadiz on Saturday when they went to the top of LaLiga.

Frenkie de Jong and Robert Lewandowski put the Catalans in front for a long stop in the game due to a disease in the crowd saw the players leave the field before returning to play out the last 10 minutes.

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Lewandowski was joking Ansu Fatic for the third in the 86th before Ousmane Dembele rounded up the score in stoppage time.

Barça have 13 points from five games, one ahead of number two Real Madrid who host Majorca on Sunday.

“The game is secondary at the moment, but it was an important win in a difficult place to come,” Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez told Spanish TV. “We created a lot of chances, dominated the game and it’s three points to keep in touch at the top of the table.”

Xavi names a much changed team from Barcelona’s 5-1 midweek Champions League win Viktoria Pilsen and one shot by Raphina that hit the post to the side seldom bothered the hosts in the first period.

However, that changed 10 minutes after the restart when De Jong shot into an open goal after Cadiz keeper Jeremias Ledesma parried Gavic crossing in the path of the Dutch midfielder.

Lewandowski, who came on as a substitute after the goal, continued his good start in Spain with Barca’s second 25 minutes from time to put the visitors in charge.

As the match drew to a close, there was a break of over 50 minutes to treat the ailing fan before play could resume, with Fati and Dembele putting the shine on the back burner.

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