Raphinha And Kessié Had A Spectacular Debut In Their 6-0 Win Over Inter Miami
Robert Lewandowski settled comfortably to the right of Gerard Piqué after their first (and gentle) training session on the pitch at Miami’s DRV PNK Stadium.
And what he saw must have pleased him, but also motivated him. He, as Laporta has already said , is a “machine gun” for scoring goals. But Barça has more specialists. It would almost be said that Xavi has an overbooking of killers.
The five available strikers, lined up by scar Hernández (who managed Barça in the absence of his brother Xavi, in Madrid trying to solve the enigmatic case of his visa), left Miami with a goal. First it was Aubameyang(19′), surely the most affected by position due to the arrival of Lewandowski, with a precise bite on the heterodox Marsman .
Six minutes later, Raphinha , who scored his first goal as a Barça player with a nice shot from the left, without letting a cross from Balde bounce, And, finally, the great Ansu , who had been crazy for 40 minutes to reconnect with the goal, almost to the point of anxiety.
CHELSEA 1 INTER MILAN 1 (CHELSEA WIN 5-4 ON PENS)
Chelsea second pre-season friendly ended all-square after Pedro's early goal was cancelled out by Inter Milan's Roberto Gagliardini, but it goes down as a Chelsea victory as we triumphed 5-4 on penalties in Nice.The Blues started strongly and we had already gone close through Ross Barkley, as well as having a goal disallowed, when birthday boy Pedro, who turned 31 today, tapped into an empty net following great work by Alvaro Morata.We undoubtedly had the be...
Raphinha gives reasons for snubbing the Blues
Former Leeds United forward, Raphinha, has reiterated that his decision to snub a move to Chelsea this summer was influenced by his desire to emulate his boyhood hero, Ronaldinho.Chelsea looked to be in pole position to sign Raphinha over the summer, with the Blues agreeing a deal with Leeds for the 25-year-old.But the player and his agent, Deco, resisted Chelsea’s overtures and eventually managed to secure a move to Barcelona.“Rejecting an offer from Chelsea? "Yes,...
Barcelona’s Offer For Raphinha Is Lower Than Chelsea’s Accepted Offer
Leeds United’s Raphinha is now a Barcelona player as the La Liga giant’s bid for the Brazilian was accepted on Tuesday.The Catalan side will pay an initial €58m to the Premier League club, plus €7m in add-ons, and the winger is set to sign a five-year contract to move to Camp Nou. The Brazilian international reached an agreement with Barca over personal terms weeks ago but was waiting for the final step, which was for Barca to agree a fee with Leeds.Leeds had superi...
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