FC Barcelona 2-0 UD Almeria: Pique receive perfect send-off from Catalan faithful, Dembele & de Jong on Song as Lewandowski misses Penalty

Spanish La Liga giants FC Barcelona powered to a 2-0 win over UD Almeria at the Spotify Camp Nou, as club legend Gerard Pique played his final match before retirement.

The fans trooped out en masse to bid farewell to one of their legends and teammates wore a special “Gerard Pique” customized shirt before kick-off.

The hosts had the chance to open the scoring but Robert Lewandowski missed from twelve yards in the seventh minute as the first half ended goalless. The second period saw the Catalans score twice in the space of fifteen minutes through Ousmane Dembele and Frenkie de Jong – as Pique’s 616th and last official game ended in three points.

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FULL-TIME AT THE SPOTIFY CAMP NOU: FC Barcelona 2-0 UD Almeria

62′ MIN: Ansu Fati meets Jordi Alba’s cross in the box but is saved, Frenkie de Jong scores the rebound.

GOOOAAALLL!!! FC Barcelona 2-0 UD Almeria (F. De Jong)

48′ MIN: Raking pass from Busquets, Dembele dribbles inside and finishes in the bottom corner. Barça finally break through after spurning chance after chance in the first half.

GOOOAAALLL!!! FC Barcelona 1-0 UD Almeria (O. Dembele)

SECOND HALF UNDERWAY AT THE SPOTIFY CAMP NOU: FC Barcelona 0-0 UD Almeria

HALF-TIME AT THE SPOTIFY CAMP NOU: FC Barcelona 0-0 UD Almeria

7′ MIN: Robert Lewandowski misses from the penalty spot. The Polish international assumes responsibility, but his effort strikes the outside of the post.

PENALTY MISSED!!!

6′ MIN: Following a VAR review, the referee penalises Kaiky for a handball.

PENALTY!!! To FC Barcelona

KICK-OFF AT THE SPOTIFY CAMP NOU: FC Barcelona 0-0 UD Almeria

The visitors starting line-up which will face the Blaugrana.

Spanish defender Gerard Pique is understandably in the Starting XI, as he gears up for one last stand. Ousmane Dembele, Ferran Torres and Robert Lewandowski are all in the line-up for the Catalans.

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