Barcelona does not go beyond a draw against Rayo Vallecano

MADRID.- He Barcelona rescued a tight 1-1 draw on Saturday on their visit to the Vallecano Ray and was exposed to losing the trail of the leaders of the Spanish League.

A bit at one’s own door Florian Lejeune at 82, when trying to avoid the shot of Robert Lewandowski, He gave the Blaugranas the equalizer.

Unai Lopez He sent Rayo forward with a long shot, after a rejection by the goalkeeper Iñaki Peñawho sneaked into the goal close to the post in the 39th minute.

This result, after the international break, It leaves Barça with 31 points in third position.

The Blaugranas are exposed to further distancing themselves from the leader Girona (34) and the escort real Madrid (32) if they add wins in their games on Sunday against the Athletic Bilbao and Cadizrespectively.

We have not played well, we have not been at the level“said the Barça midfielder Frenkie de Jong. “We have to continue working hard. We have a good team, the plan is good, but we have to be constant. We have a lot of injuries, but there is a lot of season left to come back.”

He Vallecano Ray celebrated its fifth league match without losing against Barça since its return to First division by adding three wins and two draws.

The entire Madrid community of Vallecas is in eighth position with 19 units.

Unai Lopez He made his debut as a scorer in the season after benefiting from a long rebound from Peña who did not hesitate to hit from outside the area to surprise the substitute goalkeeper. Marc-André ter Stegen and score the goal before the break.

Nothing worked for Barcelona:

Barça had the return of the Dutchman De Jong after several weeks out due to injury, however, they generated very little danger in the goalkeeper’s frame. Stole Dimitrievski.

Raphinha The Blaugranas came close to equalizing with a shot that hit the base of the post after 75 minutes.

Shortly afterward came a drop of Alejandro Baldewho took the center that the French defender Lejeune sent into the nets when trying to avoid the Polish Lewandowski’s shot.

He Barcelona thus resumed activity after the FIFA date without Gaviwho suffered a torn ligament in his right knee with the Spanish team.

The culé team took to the field with a special t-shirt with a print of support for the young 19-year-old midfielder.

For Barça, a tough end of the year is coming up on the calendar, when in the middle of the week they have to face the Porto looking to secure the first position of his group of the Champions League; It will then be measured at Athletic and to Girona in commitments of The league.