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Barça leaves the US losing on penalties against Chelsea (2-2, 4-2)

Luis Suárez and Sandro, Barça scorers

Barça leaves the US losing on penalties against Chelsea (2-2, 4-2)
Barça leaves the US losing on penalties against Chelsea (2-2, 4-2)

Luis Suárez and Sandro, Barça scorers

Barça lost on penalties against Chelsea after tying to two goals (2-2, 4-2). An early goal from Hazard, has forced Barça to go under in the result for much of the game. But a good first half were a prelude to the comeback that would occur at the start of the second half. Suárez and Sandro scored, but the result has changed again and Cahill tied the game before the end of the match. The penalties gave the victory to the team of Mourinho.

Chelsea started the game all out, with the first minutes with a total attack and ter Stegen has been one of the protagonists. At minute 9, the Belgian Hazard has made a great move and has dribbled Douglas, Rakitic and Bartra, and finally define perfectly to advance Chelsea. In fifteen minutes the bad news continued and Douglas was injured in the femoral biceps of his right leg and will be about 2 months. An Oscar free-kick hit the poste and has sparked Barça, that dominated the rest of the first half. Luis Suárez has been the reference. 2 shots of the Uruguayan, 1 of Rakitic and another from Munir have threatened the goal of a good Courtois.

The second half continued in the same line as the first ended, and Barça, with the control of the game, has managed to turn the game to his side. First was Luis Suárez, scoring the tie after 52 minutes with a phantom goal, after chipping the ball over the goalkeeper and some players from Chelsea. And at 66' Sandro has appeared, scoring a great goal from the inside of the area.

The match continued with Barça domain, but before the end, a bad output of Masip, who had replaced ter Stegen, has given the goal to Cahill. With the score 2-2 in the match was decided from the penalty spot, but Barça lost 4-2. In Chelsea have scored Falcao, Moses, Ramires and Remy; in Barça have scored Iniesta and Sandro, but Halilovic and Piqué failed.

Therefore, the opening day of the new jersey with the senyera ended with a defeat against Chelsea, and Barça closes like this the US tour. Barça beat LA Galaxy (1-2) and lost against Manchester United (3-1). They return at home with a balance of 1 win and 2 defeats. The next match will be on Sunday at 21h in Florence against Fiorentina.