FC Barcelona, dominant but too dirty, suffered a thousand deaths against Intercity, the 3rd division club that promoted him in extra time but ended up in the Copa del Rey play-offs, on Wednesday in Alicante at the end of the match . crazy scenario (3-3, 4-3 up).
With their French internationals Ousmane Dembele and Jules Kundet, Barça had to force their talent to sack the D3 club who had the audacity to come back and score three times.
Defender Ronald Araujo opened the scoring for the Catalans with a strong corner kick (1-0, 4th).
The leader of La Liga then seemed to be satisfied with such a result with a game devoid of rhythm. But after the first warning about a batted ball on their line, the same Araujo Catalans were punished by Oriol Soldevil Puig, receiving a corner (59th, 1-1).
This goal woke up Barça, who finally made the necessary effort to find a goal for Dembele, who, with a good stung ball, gave his team an advantage (66th, 2-1). But the resident of the Spanish D3 has not yet said his last word, as he found the resources to equalize through the same Soldevil Puig (73rd, 2-2).
The two teams then went head-to-head with Rafinha barely entering the game, which is believed to have given Barça the final lead (77th, 3-2), but with Soldevil’s fast move, Puig scored a spectacular hat-trick (86- f) and sent both teams to overtime.
Finally, Ansu Fati, who also came into play during the game, scored against Barça with a deflected goal to complete a good collective move (103rd, 4-3).
“The truth is that we are a family of coolers (supporters of FC Barcelona), Soldevila Puig explained into the microphone of Cadena Ser radio. But my father is with me until the day he dies. There is no discussion of this. »
The Barcelona-born Catalan, 21-year-old central midfielder stayed at La Masia, Barça’s renowned training center, between 2018 and 2020. After that, Soldevila Puig took a detour through Birmingham before returning home the previous summer. “I’m a sociopath, my father is a sociopath,” he admitted after all. My uncle is social. In the family, we are all socios. The truth is that it was a special meeting for all of us, not just me. »
In words, the young man expressed his desire to one day wear the shirt of his favorite team: “Obviously, this is a dream, I dream of being there. But I have to make my career and keep moving towards the top as I grow. »
No doubt he brought back good memories of Barcelona on this Wednesday evening.