Barcelona eliminado frente a Eintracht Frankfurt: resumen, goles | Rafael Santos Borré protagonista | UEFA Europa League

Barcelona eliminado frente a Eintracht Frankfurt: resumen, goles | Rafael Santos Borré protagonista | UEFA Europa League

With a brace from Filip Kostic and a great goal from Colombian Rafael Santos Borré, Eintracht Frankfurt defeated Barcelona 2-3 (3-4 on aggregate)which ended up asking for time. A hard blow for Xavi Hernández’s team that stayed halfway through the UEFA Europa League. At the Camp Nou, the party was German and the pass to the semifinals too. Goodbye to the azulgrana who could barely discount through Sergio Busquets and Memphis Depay.

Eintracht Frankfurt got “hands on” from very early on. Just after minute 4, Filip Kostic already made it 0-1, after a foul by Eric García that he converted into a goal via penalty. Powerful shot, impossible for Marc-André ter Stegen. With that “cold water bucket”, Barcelona tried but found themselves with a solid defense and a fast and offensive team, which after recovering went on the attack to do damage.

About 36′, Colombian Rafael Santos Borré reported with a spectacular goal. A jewel that left Xavi, his team and the entire Camp Nou speechless. After a ball that Kostic recovered over the midfield, Borré took a right hand from mid-range that nailed the angle. Annotation that had a special celebration: tribute to the late Freddy Rincónhistorical ’19’ of the Colombian National Team.

In the second half, Xavi’s team wanted to put their foot on the accelerator. The coach messed with his payroll with the entry of Frenkie de Jong and later of Adama Traoré, trying to discount as soon as possible. However, beyond the sparks of Aubameyang, who tested twice, he failed to worry Frankfurt. Any ball that lurked in Kevin Trapp’s premises, the German defense was in charge of clearing it.

About 57 ‘, Ter Stegen avoided the third sung for Frankfurt. Everything happened after a counterattack in which Borré’s speed was key. The Colombian opened for Daichi Kamada, and he played it against Jesper Lindstrom, who went hand in hand with the goalkeeper. The Barça goalkeeper saved with his body. Barely 10 minutes passed when the third arrived. Kostic hit a left-footed shot across the far post from Ter Stegen, after a great clearance from Kamada.

Oliver Glasner’s team were not satisfied with the advantage and continued to attack at will. Yes or yes they wanted the room. The Japanese Kamada looked for his at 78′, with a shot from outside the area that went very close. Tremendous save from Barcelona. The goalkeeper barely followed the ball with his eyes.

About 90 minutes, after seeing how the VAR annulled a goal for offside, Sergio Busquets shook himself marking the discount. While the fans at the Camp Nou left, Barcelona kept insisting trying to take advantage of the 9 minutes of addition. Last minutes of infarction with a culé team launched on the attack, which managed to disturb the German goal on at least two occasions.

In the last breath of the game, the referee sanctioned a penalty and sent off a Frankfurt player. Collection that Memphis Depay executed and ball that went to the bottom, although with suspense. In the end, a 2-3 (3-4) that made up the result, after Barcelona suffered it with a 0-3 against practically the entire game.