First test of the pre-season for a FC Barcelona who want to return to the throne of our League sooner rather than later. A league that has dominated the last two seasons by Real Madrid (2019-2020) and Atlético de Madrid (2020-2021). The students of Ronald Koeman, the coach who led his team to the conquest of the Copa del Rey, would measure their strength with that of Gimnàstic de Tarragona in the Johan Cruyff Stadium,
The first half would be marked by a domain blaugrana, but without success for purpose. The opposing supporters loudly informed the referee that he was too lenient when he only showed Álex Quintanilla a yellow card after a mistimed challenge from behind Riqui Puig. After the second half, Rey Manaj won the game with a beautiful goal (1 – 0). Álex Collado was able to finish off the move – 2 – 0, as Manaj knocked the ball home. hattrick (one of them from a penalty) to seal Barça’s win at the expense of Nàstic (3 – 0 and 4 – 0).