A quarrel erupted between Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez and his Villarreal coach Unai Emery after the end of the match, which Barca won 3-1, and was held at the “La Ceramica” stadium, as part of the fifteenth round of the competition. La Liga For the current season 2021-2022.
After the end of the meeting, the Spanish radio station Cadena Cope reported that the La Ceramica tunnel witnessed a quarrel between members of the technical staff in Barcelona and Villarreal, and the security men intervened to separate them.
The match witnessed tension in the last minutes of the match with Barcelona’s success in achieving a fatal victory in the last minutes, while Villarreal objected to the match referee.
Villarreal vs Barcelona
A negative tie dominated the events of the first half of the match, which saw many chances missed by the two teams, the most prominent of which was the Dutch star Memphis Depay, the Barcelona star.
In the second half, Dutchman Frankie de Jong scored Barca’s first goal in the 48th minute, but the referee canceled the goal, before the video technology “VAR” decided the legitimacy of the goal.
Nigeria’s Samo Shukwezi scored the equalizer for the Yellow Submarine team in the 76th minute, with a shot that was left to Ter Stegen, Barcelona goalkeeper.
Memphis Depay scored Barcelona’s second goal in the 88th minute, after a great individual effort.
The Brazilian Philippe Coutinho concluded the Barcelona hat-trick in the fourth minute of the match instead of wasting the match through a penalty kick.
Barcelona raised its score to 23 points to occupy seventh place in the La Liga standings, while Villarreal’s balance stopped at 16 points in second place, and Real Madrid leads with 30 points.
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