Facundo Pellistri introduced himself to La Liga with an impressive show towards Barcelona on the Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium as his Granada facet took a powerful level with a 3-3 draw.
The Uruguayan had a non-descript efficiency on his Granada debut towards Las Palmas, the place he made simply seven passes in 63 minutes of motion.
Nevertheless, regardless of temporary appearances at finest, Pellistri has proven glimpses of his expertise at United which persuaded the membership to convey him from South America in 2020.
Granada, who sit nineteenth within the desk, naturally had much less of the ball within the Catalonian capital, however this is able to not stop the Uruguayan from displaying off his talents of their consequence.
Barcelona’s distinctive teenager Lamine Yamal, gave the Catalans an ideal begin within the 14th minute, however the Andalusians pegged them again simply earlier than half-time.
The United loanee discovered himself in acres of house, beat Joao Cancelo and drove a high-quality cross into the field that Ricard Sanchez completed off to make sure the edges entered half time all sq..
Nevertheless, the United winger wasn’t carried out but.
The Uruguayan then gave the nineteenth positioned staff the lead with a proper footed prod from shut vary after a defensive combine up allowed Myrto Uzuni to drill the ball throughout purpose for the ready winger.
The purpose and an help means Pellistri is the youngest participant in La Liga to take action away to Barcelona since Samuel Eto’o in April 2000.
Facundo Pellistri has registered a purpose and an help for Granada towards Barcelona tonight!
He’s the youngest participant to take action in a La Liga away sport vs Barca since Samuel Eto’o in April 2000 (19y 30d). 🔥🇺🇾 pic.twitter.com/mFhHiw1WZn
— Alex Turk (@AlexCTurk) February 11, 2024
Barcelona’s Robert Lewandowski would equalise shortly after for the Blaugrana, earlier than Granada would unbelievably hit the again of the online for a 3rd time simply three minutes later.
Yamal would then rating once more within the eightieth minute to make it 3-3 on the evening.
Sofascore awarded Pellistri a rating of 8.0 for his excellent contribution to the match.
The 22 12 months previous performed 84 minutes and accomplished 10 of his 13 passes.
He touched the ball 32 instances, as Granada scored at will towards the Liga champions.
The United loanee had two crosses, certainly one of which reached its goal and in addition had two pictures of his personal, one saved by Barcelona’s keeper Marc ter Stegan and the opposite being his first purpose for the membership.
As anticipated taking part in for a smaller staff towards one of many greatest groups within the league, Pellistri needed to get by way of his fair proportion of defensive work.
He received 4 of his seven floor duels and made one interception for his facet.
The Uruguay worldwide will hope to comply with up this high-quality efficiency with one other of comparable ilk towards Almeria subsequent weekend.