Spartans play, full of high spirits and relentless, able to reverse the situation Arsenal after being behind 0-1. The Gunners eventually winning 2-1 in the match last 16 first leg at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday (02/17/2011).
Demonstrated rapid tempo of both teams from the early minutes of the first half. Arsenal do not want to lose the set and immediately apply pressure to the defense Barcelona. Robin van Persie opened up opportunities in five minutes. Cesc Fabregas getting feedback lob, kick Persie was able to goalkeeper Victor Valdes blocked.
Do not want to miss, Barca immediately reply with a chance of Lionel Messi. Continued feedback from David Villa, Messi with a clever chip to the ball, but the ball just crossed the thin goalposts Wojciech Szczesny.
A quick counter-attack Arsenal exhibited by designed by Theo Walcott and Fabregas. Unfortunately, Cesc cross that led to van Persie, can still be cut Maxwell.
Finally created a goal in minute 26. Barcelona successfully broke the deadlock through the action of David Villa. Starting movement Messi, Messi is released to the local bait Villa. With flat calm Villa kick off outwit Szczesny.
Arsenal have a chance to reply to the position. Fast attack from Jack Wilshere was continued feedback to Persie. But kick the ball Persie still fail to meet targets.
Messi had scored in minute 37. Utilizing the heat of the action of Pedro Rodriguez, Messi heading to enter the ball. However, these Argentine players ahead caught off-side.
Jack Wilshere shooting opportunities The Gunners scored a goal in the early minutes of the second half. Just kick the young players are still appropriate dipelukan England goalkeeper Valdes.
Van Persie back to get a chance on 64 minutes. Only a thin shoot of space to make his shot easily caught Valdes. Three minutes later, the action Messi Barca nearly double the advantage, when his kick which was facing sideways with no goal keeper.
Public Emirates finally cheering in the 78th minute when Robin van Persie’s goal to break Valdes. Gael Clichy breakthrough bait to Persie opened the cramped space. With clever, Dutch striker was hard kick off the left foot, through narrow angle between the goalposts and Valdes.
Euphoria Emirates continued in 83 minutes. A perfect counter-attack scheme is demonstrated Arsene Wenger’s troops. Fabregas Samir Nasri to give feedback to the Commons in the left sector Barca defense. Nasri is still able to find friends and handed the ball to Andrei Arshavin who without escort. Released slowly kick but directed Arshavin to reverse the situation becomes 2-1.
Disadvantaged, Barcelona directly exert full ability to suppress the opponent’s defense. Opportunity acquired Messi and Daniel Alves scored in spite of endless trouble Arsenal defense.
The referee Nicola Rizzoli finally blew the long whistle sign fight was over and immediately greeted by the public stadium. This 2-1 victory into capital visited the Gunners untukk headquarters at Camp Nou Barcelona, next March.
The composition of Players:
ARSENAL: Szczesny; Koscielny Djourou Clichy Eboue, Song Wilshere, Walcott Fabregas Nasri, Van Persie.
Reserves: Almunia, Rosicky, Denilson, Squillaci, Arshavin, Gibbs, Bendtner.
BARCELONA: Valdes, Pique, Abidal Maxwell Alves, Busquets, Xavi Iniesta, Pedro Villa Messi.
Reserves: Pinto, Bojan, Mascherano, Keita, Milito, Affelay, Adriano.
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