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Barça run riot on Dani Alves’ return

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Barcelona gained the pleasant Joan Gamper Trophy with a convincing 6-0 win over Liga MX aspect Pumas UNAM on Sunday night.

The match marked Dani Alves’ return to Camp Nou simply months after leaving Catalonia for Mexico. He was given a roaring ovation by a crowd of over 80,000 previous to kick-off and introduced with a commemorative shirt and defend.

Robert Lewandowski scored his first dwelling objective for the Blaugrana after simply three minutes when he ran onto the top of Pedri’s intelligent dink, rounded goalkeeper Julio Gonzalez and located the highest of the online from a good angle.

The lead was doubled shortly after with Lewandowski this time turning supplier for Pedri, choosing out his darting run into the penalty space and scoring in nearly an identical circumstances to the Pole, skipping previous Gonzalez and tucking away.

Barcelona added a 3rd after 10 minutes when Raphinha’s low cross was caressed into the underside nook by Ousmane Dembele, and Pedri had his brace one other 9 minutes later, once more discovering the online after a intelligent piece of ability from Lewandowski.

The Barça devoted needed to wait till the start of the second half to observe their aspect chalk up their fifth of the night, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tapping in from an Ansu Fati cross.

Switch column common Frenkie de Jong added Barcelona’s sixth with little over 5 minutes remaining as Xavi’s males capped off pre-season in model. They’ll kick off their La Liga marketing campaign at dwelling to Rayo Vallecano subsequent Saturday.

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