Dallas, TX – Barcelona defeated Real Madrid 3-0 in a friendly match on Saturday night at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.
The Catalans were in control from the start, and they took the lead in the 20th minute when Ferran Torres scored from close range. Ousmane Dembélé doubled Barcelona’s lead in the 41st minute with a brilliant solo goal, and Ansu Fati added a third goal in the 83rd minute to seal the victory.
Barcelona were the better team throughout the match, and they created a number of chances. Real Madrid were unable to create much of a threat, and they were lucky not to concede more goals.
With the win, Barcelona maintain their unbeaten pre-season record. They will now travel to Australia for their next set of friendlies.
Here are some of the highlights from the match:
- Ferran Torres scored the opener for Barcelona in the 20th minute.
- Ousmane Dembélé scored a brilliant solo goal in the 41st minute.
- Ansu Fati scored the third goal for Barcelona in the 83rd minute.
- Real Madrid were unable to create much of a threat throughout the match.
This was a convincing win for Barcelona, and it shows that they are in good form ahead of the start of the new season. Real Madrid will need to improve if they want to challenge for the title this year.
Here are some of the reaction from the match:
- Barcelona manager Xavi Hernández: “We are very happy with the win. We played a good game, and we created a lot of chances. We are in good form ahead of the start of the season.”
- Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti: “We were not at our best tonight. Barcelona were the better team, and they deserved to win. We need to improve if we want to challenge for the title this year.”