S. Roberto and Nolito get on the scoresheet
David Saura (enviat especial)
Sergi Roberto and Nolito scored their first goals for the team in the Beijing game on the unforgettable stage that is the Bird’s Nest Stadiums.
Today’s goals mean that 9 players have been on target in Barca’s pre-season so far:
Messi (2), Víctor Sánchez (2), Ibrahimovic (2), Maxwell, Benja, Keita, Jonathan, Sergi Roberto and
Nolito. That means Barca have scored 12 goals in their four games – an average of four a
More stats from the game:
- 44.000 fans turned up at the Bird’s Nest Stadium for the game.
- Of the 12 pre-season goals, seven have been scored in the first half and 5 in the second.
- Messi, Ibrahimovic and Víctor Sánchez finish the Tour as leading scorers.
- Pinto, who made a series of good saves, played the whole game,
whereas in the previous two games Guardiola had made changes. With Valdes in the Spanish squad for
Wednesday’s friendly on Mexico, Pinto looks a safe bet to start the Super Cup game against
- Víctor Vázquez made his debut, playing a total of 45 minutes.
- Abidal played at centre half in the first half, a position he may well be forced into next
weekend with Puyol and Pique still to train with Barca this pre-season.