Girona beats Barcelona 4-2 and assumes leadership in Spain

BARCELONA.- He Girona He assumed the sole lead in the Spanish league on Sunday after ending the Catalan derby against him with a 4-2 victory. Barcelona visiting the countryside Montjuic Olympic Stadium.

The Catalan team has been the great revelation of the contest, in which it has 41 units, two more than the now guard real Madridwhich on Saturday drew 1-1 against Betis.

It’s something indescribable. I think we have done a great job. I am very happy for the team, for the city. “I am very happy for the people who have come to help us,” said the full-back. Miguel Gutierrez.

The Ukrainian striker Artem Dovbyk He opened the account for the visitors at 12 minutes, by creating a masterful counterattack with a shot from the heart of the area, one diagonal from his compatriot Viktor Tsygankov.

Robert Lewandowski equalized for Barça with his eighth goal of the season, with a powerful header from the center of the area to a cross from Raphinha when 19 minutes passed.

The ex-merengue Gutiérrez once again overtook the Girona when he took a powerful shot that went into the nets at mid-height at 40 minutes.

Valery Fernandez made the victory more comfortable in the 80th, after winning the duel for the ball against Jules Koundé; From the balcony of the area he took a shot next to the post to go into the nets.

Ilkay Gundogan He brought the Catalans closer at the beginning of the stoppage time with a half-turn inside the area that sent them into the hairpin.

But the Uruguayan Christian Stuani He converted the last goal by closing a cross at the far post. Savio in the fifth of the minutes of compensation.

Barcelona in trouble:

He Barcelona suffered its second setback to fall to fourth position by staying with 34 points and being surpassed by tiebreaker criteria by the Atlético de Madridwho hours before defeated Almeria.

It’s our fault. We have not been at the level we should be. We haven’t been sharp with the ball. me especially“said the Barça midfielder Frenkie de Jong. “We have to improve a lot.”

Dobyk celebrated his eighth goal thanks to a play that reflects the Girona this season, after Tsygankov led a long shot from his field that he sent without seeing to the center of the area to end as a goal.

The quality of the Spanish football leader was more evident with Gutiérrez’s goal, after they had thrown overboard several options to score more goals.

Fernández consummated another quick offensive that began with a clearance of Paulo Gazzaniga that Stuani nodded at the indifference of Ronald Araujo and that Koundé could not clear to leave the door open for the goal.

Stuani entered as a substitute in the final stretch to give the blow to the Barcelonain what is the most important victory of the Girona in history in these derbies against the Catalans.