Spanish La Liga powerhouse FC Barcelona and reigning Premier League champions Manchester City played out an exciting 3-3 draw, in a Charity friendly encounter held at the Spotify Camp Nou on Wednesday night.
The trio of Julian Alvarez, Cole Palmer and Riyad Mahrez all found the net for the Cityzens, while Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Frenkie de Jong and Memphis Depay all scored for the hosts as the spoils were shared.
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FULL-TIME AT THE SPOTIFY CAMP NOU: FC Barcelona 3-3 Manchester City
90+10′ MIN: Riyad Mahrez tucks away the penalty to level the tie.
GOOOAAALLL!!! FC Barcelona 3-3 Manchester City (R. Mahrez)
90+8′ MIN: PENALTY!!! To Manchester City
79′ MIN: Memphis Depay restores the hosts’ advantage.
GOOOAAALLL!!! FC Barcelona 3-2 Manchester City (M. Depay)
71′ MIN: Cancelo gets free down the right and passes across the face of the goal to Palmer who taps into an empty net!
GOOOAAALLL!!! FC Barcelona 2-2 Manchester City (C. Palmer)
67′ MIN: Barcelona lead for the first time in this encounter through Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong.
GOOOAAALLL!!! FC Barcelona 2-1 Manchester City (F. De Jong)
SECOND HALF UNDERWAY AT THE SPOTIFY CAMP NOU: FC Barcelona 1-1 Manchester City
HALF-TIME AT THE SPOTIFY CAMP NOU: FC Barcelona 1-1 Manchester City
28′ MIN: Pierre Emerick Aubameyang levels for the Catalans.
GOOOAAALLL!!! FC Barcelona 1-1 Manchester City (P.E. Aubameyang)
21′ MIN: Julian Alvarez makes the most of an error by Pena. The Barcelona keeper dropped the ball down to Alvarez who tapped into an empty net!
GOOOAAALLL!!! FC Barcelona 0-1 Manchester City (J. Alvarez)
KICK-OFF AT THE SPOTIFY CAMP NOU: FC Barcelona 0-0 Manchester City
As is the case with Barcelona, City gaffer Pep Guardiola has also made alterations to his Starting XI. Ortega is in between the sticks for Ederson, Julian Alvarez, Riyad Mahrez and Phil Foden will lead the frontline while Kevin de Bruyne is on the bench.
Barca boss Xavi Hernandez has rotated his line-up which will take on the Cityzens tonight. Robert Lewandowski gives way to Pierre Emerick Aubameyang in attack while Inaki Pena replaces Marc Ter Stegen in goal.