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Madrid (AP) — Barcelona suffered their first defeat of the season at Getafe in the Spanish League on Saturday, losing 1-0 …
Madrid (AP) — Barcelona suffered their first defeat of the season under new coach Ronald Koeman in Getafe in the Spanish League on Saturday, losing 1-0.
In response to its reputation as one of Spain’s top defensive sides, Hetafe has limited visitors to two scoring opportunities.
Lionel Messi stood upright on the 20th and Antoine Griezmann wasted a big chance in the 30th minute.
Getafe then tightened the markings and Barcelona did not threaten again until Djene Dakonam almost scored an own goal when he cleared the crossbar.
José Bordalás’ Getafe changed the penalty kick in the 56th minute after Frenkie de Jong fouled Djene at the edge of the area as he tried to clear the loose ball.
Koeman’s team’s first defeat in four leagues this season is before the opening match of the Champions League on Tuesday against Hungary’s Ferencvárosi and next weekend’s first “Classico” match against Real Madrid. ..
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