Barcelona continued their impressive performance this season after scoring four second-half goals against Cadiz on Saturday, September 10, 2022.
In the 55th minute, Frenkie De Jong got his first goal this season in the 55th minute, and Robert Lewandowski in the 66th minute, with Ansu Fati and Ousmane Dembele completing the riot.
This is Barcelona’s first win against the bottom-table team, Cadiz. The last time Barcelona defeated them was in the 2005/06 season by one goal to nil.
The goal was scored by the former World Best Player, Ronaldinho in the 9th minute of the match.
Cadiz was relegated from La Liga in 2006 and promoted back to the league in 2020. They met Barcelona again on December 5, 2020, at home, which ended in a 2-1 win for Cadiz.
Alvaro Gimenez and Alvaro Negredo were the goal scorers for Cadiz. Alcala Pedro got a goal for Barcelona. The Spanish giants had a lot of possession but failed to make use of their chances.
In 2021, both teams met twice, and it ended in a draw at home and away. De Jong received a red card in the 65th minute in one of the encounters.
Barcelona suffered a disappointing home defeat at home against Cadiz on April 18, 2022, by a goal.
So far in the 2022-2023 season, Barcelona sit on top of the La Liga table with 13 points from five matches. They have conceded a goal and have scored 15 goals so far.
Xavi’s Barca played a different ball entirely and were dangerous on the counter attack as they tear down their stubborn opponents Cadiz last Saturday.
The club’s new signing, Robert Lewandowski is in the form of his life and his consistency has been the secret of Xavi Hernandez’s success at Barcelona this season.
Furthermore, Lewandowski’s striking ability as a former Bayern Munich player had made football easy for Catalonia.
What next for Barcelona
The Xavi team will welcome Bayern Munich in the group stage on Matchday 2 of the Champions League on September 13, 2022. It is going to be Lewandowski against his former teammates for the first time since he left Bayern for Barca in the last transfer window.
The match with Bayern Munich will be Barcelona’s first test since the beginning of the season.
Barcelona had previously lost two matches to Bayern Munich, but this week’s match will serve as a retaliation.
Xavi rested Lewandowski and was introduced in the second half where he scored a goal and created two chances against Cadiz to make him ready to face the German side.
After the Champions League clash, Barcelona will play against Elche in the Spanish La Liga on September 17, 2022.
These records were set by Barcelona after their match against Cadiz.
- Xavi’s Barcelona extended their unbeaten streak in La Liga to 17 games, matching Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid to become the manager to start his tenure with the longest away unbeaten run.
2. Barcelona now has eight different goal scorers in La Liga this season, more than any other team.