Spanish LaLiga

Rayo vs Barcelona 2021-22 LaLiga

  • 30': Radamel Falcao
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Barcelona have suffered back-to-back defeats in LaLiga as they slumped to a 1-0 loss at Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 24': Óscar Trejo (Rayo Vallecano) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 30': Goal! Rayo Vallecano 1, Barcelona 0. Radamel Falcao (Rayo Vallecano) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Óscar Trejo with a through ball.
  • 52': Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 60': Substitution, Barcelona. Yusuf Demir replaces Sergi Roberto.
  • 63': Substitution, Rayo Vallecano. Unai López replaces Santiago Comesaña.
  • 66': Gerard Piqué (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 72': Penalty saved! Memphis Depay (Barcelona) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.
  • 74': Substitution, Barcelona. Gavi replaces Philippe Coutinho.
  • 76': Substitution, Rayo Vallecano. Pathé Ciss replaces Óscar Trejo.
  • 76': Substitution, Rayo Vallecano. Randy Nteka replaces Radamel Falcao.
  • 83': Esteban Saveljich (Rayo Vallecano) is shown the yellow card.
  • 84': Substitution, Barcelona. Luuk de Jong replaces Nicolás González Iglesias.
  • 90'+2': Substitution, Rayo Vallecano. Mario Suárez replaces Óscar Valentín.
  • 90'+9': Second Half ends, Rayo Vallecano 1, Barcelona 0.

Game Information

Competition: Spanish LaLiga

Venue: Estadio de Vallecas
Location: Madrid, Spain
Attendance: 9,340

Spanish LaLiga Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+28 Barcelona 14 1 37
+19 Real Madrid 14 2 35
+2 Real Sociedad 14 3 26
+10 Athletic Club 14 4 24
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Statistics

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17 Fouls 12
2 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
5 Offsides 1
3 Corner Kicks 7
1 Saves 2
31.3 POSSESSION 68.7
12 SHOTS 16
3 ON GOAL 1
0.3 On Target % 0.1
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 1
189 Accurate Passes 521
267 Passes 594
0.7 Pass Completion % 0.9
4 Accurate Crosses 5
12 Crosses 20
0.3 Cross % 0.3
56 Long Balls 54
15 Accurate Long Balls 36
0.3 Long Balls % 0.7
4 Blocked Shots 6
12 Effective Tackles 6
22 Tackles 11
0.5 Tackle % 0.5
7 Interceptions 9
16 Effective Clearances 10
16 Clearances 10

Line-Ups

RAY Rayo Vallecano (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
13 Stole Dimitrievski (GK)
5 Alejandro Catena
24 Esteban Saveljich Yellow Card
33 Fran García
20 Iván Balliu
8 Óscar Trejo Yellow Card
6 Santiago Comesaña
23 Óscar Valentín
3 Radamel Falcao
18 Álvaro García
7 Isi Palazón

BAR Barcelona (4-3-3)

No. Name
1 Marc-André ter Stegen (GK)
24 Eric García
3 Gerard Piqué Yellow Card
18 Jordi Alba
20 Sergi Roberto
5 Sergio Busquets
14 Philippe Coutinho Yellow Card
28 Nicolas Gonzalez
19 Sergio Agüero
9 Memphis Depay
2 Sergiño Dest

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