Football

Messi scores as Neymar makes Barcelona debut

Published Add your comment

As Barcelona were held to a 2-2 draw against Lechia Gdansk, in their latest pre-season friendly, Neymar made his debut for the Catalans coming on with 10 minutes to spare. 

The Spanish outfit started with a  number of youngsters, including Jonathan Dos Santos, Tello and Bartra, who was the only Barca star to play the entire 90 minutes. 

The Polish side represented a tricky challenge for the Nou Camp outfit as Barcelona twice found themselves behind thanks to goals from Jaroslaw Bieniuk and Piotr Grzelczak.

However goals from Sergi Roberto and Argentine ace Lionel Messi salvaged a draw for the Blaugrana as they continued their preparations for the new season.

Messi's equaliser was yet another trademark strike for the World Player of the Year, as he lifted the ball over the out-coming Gdansk 'keeper Jan Bak. 

And despite a late appearance from their latest superstar, Neymar, the Spanish champions were unable to find a late goal in the PGE Arena.  

Next up for Barcelona is a home match with Santos, as Neymar will come up against his old club on his Nou Camp debut.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Barcelona
Neymar
Lionel Messi
Football
La Liga

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again