Barcelona 1-1 Cádiz: Points shared, as Barcelona play out a 1-1 draw at the Nou Camp

Technical card:
Barcelona: Jeremias Ledesma, Isaac Carcelen, Fali, Marcos Mauro, Alfonso Espino, Salvi Sanchez, Alberto Perea, Garrido, Jairo Izquierdo, Alvaro Negredo and Ruben Sobrino
Cádiz: Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Sergino Dest, Gerard Pique, Clement Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Pedri, Frenkie De Jong, Sergio Busquets, Antoine Griezmann, Ousmane Dembele and Lionel Messi
Stadium: the Nou Camp
Goals: Lionel Messi (1-0, min. 32) and Alex (1-1, min. 89)

Barcelona were held to 1-1 draw by Cádiz down on Sunday at the Nou Camp. Barcelona were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two games against Alaves at home and Real Betis away, by 5-1 and 3-2 respectively. Cádiz lost 4-0 in the last match they played against Athletic Club. After today’s result, Barcelona and Cádiz sit 3rd, (47 points) and 14th, (25 points), in the league respectively, after 24 matches.

The first half of the game started favourably for Barcelona, beginning with Lionel Messi opening the scoring in the 32nd minute, finalising the first half with a 1-0.

Cádiz took the initiative in the second half, with a goal from Alex just before the final whistle, leaving the final score at 1-1.

For Barca, Martin Braithwaite, Miralem Pjanic, Trincao, Riqui Puig and Oscar Mingueza came on for Garrido, Jairo Izquierdo, Alvaro Negredo, Salvi Sanchez and Alberto Perea, while Cádiz brought on Jose Mari, Alex, Anthony Lozano, Ivan Alejo and Jens Jonsson to replace Garrido, Jairo Izquierdo, Alvaro Negredo, Salvi Sanchez and Alberto Perea.

The referee booked two players from Cádiz, Ivan Alejo and Jose Mari.

Barcelona will play their next fixture away against Seville, while Cádiz will face Real Betis at home.


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