Playin Soccer: [HIGHLIGHTS] Juventus – FC Barcelona (1-2) ICC 2017

Awesome Tip: [HIGHLIGHTS] Juventus – FC Barcelona (1-2) ICC 2017

Neymar Jr notched two impeccable first half goals as FC Barcelona rolled past the Italian champions Juventus, 2–1, before 82,104 fans at a sold-out MetLife Stadium. The 25-year-old Brazilian was named Man of the Match.
Giorgio Chiellini pulled one back for Juventus in the 61st minute.
It was a game of firsts for the Catalans, who unveiled a new shirt design, a new sponsor, Rakuten, and a new manager, Ernesto Valverde. The sheer domination exhibited by the Blaugranes from start to finish was highlighted by stellar first-half play not just by Neymar, but also by the Argentinian virtuoso, Lionel Messi. The duo joined forces early and often in putting La Vecchia Signora back on its heels in the opening minutes, and keeping it there till the intermission. Messi and Neymar teamed up on three early rushes culminating in one stray pass from Neymar to Messi, a Neymar shot kicked away by the ageless goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, and a Messi free-kick from outside the penalty area that fell innocuously by the wayside.
The third member of the much-feared trident, Luis Suárez, did not start, but came on at the start of the second half as his linemates hung up their boots for the evening. Valverde, managing his first game since signing with Barça this summer, preferred to limit his players’ minutes and, taking advantage of the liberal substitution rules teams are afforded in friendlies, made sure his big guns were not over-exerted on a hot and humid evening in North Jersey.
Neymar’s first goal came at the 15-minute mark, on an assist from Paco Alcácer, after he weaved through the Juve defense and fired a close-range shot past Buffon and into the upper right corner. The goal—Barça’s first of the preseason—was impressive, and the celebration was downright emphatic. Neymar bolted straight for the touch line and leapt into the air, pumping his fist with extra gusto.
Eleven minutes later, in the 26th, Neymar’s second was even better. He shed five defenders in the Juve area, keeping his balance as if performing in a high-wire circus act, before finally finding enough time to pull the trigger. This time Neymar went low and beat Buffon to give Barça a 2–0 lead.
Before coming out of the game, both Neymar and Messi had mouth-watering chances to extend Barça’s lead. In the 42nd, Neymar had his hat trick thwarted by Buffon right on the doorstep. And two minutes after that, Messi’s 30-yard free kick was tipped over the bar by Buffon.
Although the second half was largely void of any truly menacing scoring chances, as the final minutes dripped away, the crowd seemed to grow in its anticipation of one final chance to celebrate a goal. Barça pushed hard to regain a two-goal edge. Denis Suárez was stoned from the doorstep in the 75th. Carles Aleñá fired just wide of the post in the 80th. And Sergi Roberto mis-hit a wide-open shot from point-blank range in the 88th.
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  1. Reply

    Neymar è una bestia

  2. Reply

    Neymar back

  3. Reply

    Neymar back

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    Neymar back!

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    Neymar back!

  6. Reply

    Neymar back!

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    Neymar back!

  8. Reply

    Porque lo dejaron ir

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    Brazil 2018 world champion

  10. Reply

    I want Neymar to stay in Barcelona with Messi

  11. Reply

    I hope he stay…if not barcelona is still going forward….go barcelona…love from usa

  12. Reply

    My opinion: BARCELONA SUCKS

  13. Reply

    Barca is barca

  14. Reply

    Pero camiseta fea esa de este año, me gusta mar la de la temporada pasada

    • K M
    • February 23, 2021

    Ney needs to stay period. Him and Messi have such a great connection

  15. Reply

    Everyone plz check my recent it's high quality and a Neymar shillshow plz thx ❤️!

  16. Reply

    Neymar The best !

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    0:50 that was a good saves

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  20. Reply

    Neymar Jr The real hero

  21. Reply

    I'm barça fan not like most of people here that care only about the Brazilian, club goes first ,he should leave for all the bullshit that Barcelona fans are going through

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    • Bugs
    • February 23, 2021

    Gaymar welcome to psgay

    • Bugs
    • February 23, 2021

    #gaymar out

  23. Reply

    Neymar man of the match

  24. Reply

    Neymar e o melhor

  25. Reply

    El puto Messi. Cómo va

  26. Reply

    Suarez looks like Khedira lol

  27. Reply

    Ok the only chance Neymar to stay now is if Barça will sign Coutinho which are trying to do. Pique's tweet means nothing he told that himself. Barça fans you write anything u want we all know that you don't want to let go your little prince but he's ours. #PSG

  28. Reply

    Neymar killed it

  29. Reply

    neymar was just too hot in this game i really hope neymar is more selfish this season and scores more goals instead of passing to messi all the time

  30. Reply

    You are bäst

  31. Reply

    Neymar, if you stay you can achieve great things, you do not have to, but barca is your Home

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