Barcelona 4-2 Atletico Madrid, Adama Traore shines on debut as Barcelona produced an impressive performance.
Barcelona’s huge win against Atletico Madrid secured them a place in the race for a top-four finish.
Before the game against Atletico Madrid, only one point separated both sides, but Barcelona has now replaced their top-four rivals sitting in the fourth position.
The visitors Atletico Madrid had an impressive start at the Camp Nou with Yannick Carrasco eight minutes opener assisted by Luis Suarez.
But within three minutes Barcelona equalized thanks to Jordi Alba Volley from the corner kick
Debutant Adama Traore enjoyed an impressive, before the end of halftime Adama Traore gave Pablo Gavira a beautiful assist through a cross.
And before the break at the 43rd minute, Ronald Araujo increased Barcelona’s lead with a close-range goal assisted by Ferran Torres.
In the second half, Dani Dani Alves increased Barcelona’s tally to four, the goal is Alves’s first goal since his return.
Atletico Madrid tried coming back when Luis Suarez scored a close-range goal against his former club Barcelona.
The Brazilian man Alves was sent off around 70 minutes for a rude challenge against Carrasco.
But with Barcelona down with 10 men, Atletico Madrid was still unable to come back from a 4-2 defeat.
Barcelona leapfrog into the top four.
The title might be over for Barcelona but the aim will be to get a place in the Champions League spot, the win against Atletico Madrid is a boost as they leapfrog Atletico into the top four, Atletico has dropped to the fifth position.
Adama Traore Shines on debut for Barcelona against Atletico Madrid
Barcelona’s new signing Traore impressed against Atletico Madrid.
He had a role in Barcelona’s first goal and an assist that led to a fantastic goal.
Adama Traore carries a threat when on the ball and it was obvious as he gave the Atletico Madrid defense lots of trouble when attacking.
What next for Barcelona?
Barcelona takes on Espanyol nextweek Sunday in a local derby while Atletico Mdrid takes on Getafe.