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MATCH ANALYSIS: BARCELONA v DEPORTIVO (20/02/01) - GOAL BY DJALMINHA
 

1) Barcelona try to play their way out of defence but lose possession.

2) Interception on the right wing, ball played into penalty area for Mackay (marked with yellow square).


3) Mackay instantaneously lays the ball back to
Djalminha (marked with a red square).

4) Djalminha shoots and scores.

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Comments:

- The first important moment is the loss of possession by Barcelona in their own defending third of the pitch and the pressing by the Deportivo players.
- The other telling moment in the move is the instantaneous layback to Djalminha in space to create a scoring opportunity.

 
Conclusions:

- Dangerous to pass the ball in one's own defending areas.
- Creative one touch layback by alert forward.
- Ability to shoot and score on the edge of the penalty area.

 

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