The Spanish team Barcelona succeeded in ending the first half, ahead of its guest, Levante, by two goals without return, in the match currently being held at the “Camp Nou” stadium, the stronghold of the Catalan team, in the seventh round of the Spanish League competition “La Liga” in the current season 2021-2022.
Memphis Depay scored the first goal for Barcelona through a penalty kick in the seventh minute of the match, then Luke de Jong added the second goal in the 14th minute of the match, the first goal in the Catalan team shirt after joining him during the last summer transfer period.
Barcelona will play the match with a formation that includes:
Goalkeeper: Ter Stegen
Defence: Pique, Mingezza, Garcia, Dest
Midfield: Busquets, Nico Gonzalez, Javi
Forwards: De Jong, Depay, Coutinho
Barcelona enters today’s confrontation with 9 points from 5 matches it played in the competition to occupy the ninth place in the Spanish league standings, and the Catalan team’s match with Seville remains, while Levante has only 4 points from 6 confrontations to occupy the 16th place.
The Catalan team, led by coach Ronald Koeman, is seeking to restore the tone of victories again in the current La Liga season, after falling into the trap of a draw in the last two matches in the competition against Granada teams, 1-1, and then a negative tie against Cadiz at the Ramon de Carranza stadium at the end of the round. Sixth.
The Levante match is the last chance for Dutch coach Ronald Koeman to correct the situation of the Catalan team, which is currently living in one of its worst seasons in recent years.
Koeman, who is facing the specter of being sacked by Barcelona, manages the Levante match from the stands after the Spanish Football Federation’s Competition Committee announced a two-match ban after he was expelled during the Cadiz match.