FC Barcelona largely won against Inter Miami (6-0) in a friendly on Tuesday without Robert Lewandowski, who must be presented on Wednesday, but with a great Raphinha, author of a goal and two assists.
FC Barcelona outclassed David Beckham’s Inter Miami 6-0 on Thursday, driven in particular by striker Raphinha, decisive for his debut with the Spanish club which starts its four-match American tour on Tuesday at the Drv Pnk Stadium in Miami. The 25-year-old Brazilian, transferred from Leeds for 70 million euros, scored a goal (25th) and delivered two assists.
“I was very happy to score my first goal and to play well and I hope that will continue, declared the former Rennais. It’s a system that favors me and I think I can really help the team to go forward”.
Danish central defender Andreas Christensen and Ivorian midfielder Franck Kessié, who came free respectively from Chelsea and AC Milan, were the recruits present on the field on the Catalan side, unlike Polish striker Robert Lewandowski, acquired against 50 million euros from from Bayern Munich, which is to be officially presented on Wednesday.
Dembele also goalscorer
Other scorers for Xavi’s side were Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (15th), Ansu Fati (41st), Gavi (55th), Memphis Depay (69th) and Ousmane Dembélé. Barça largely had possession against the formation coached by Phil Neville, where Gonzalo Higuain played and where Romeo Beckham, who had made his professional debut in September 2021, appeared at the end of the match.
The Blaugrana must play three more matches in the United States, against Real Madrid, Juventus Turin and the New York Red Bulls, before the start of the La Liga season scheduled for August 12.