Recovery of the Spanish giant Barcelona climbed in the first four of La Liga when Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang scored his first domestic start with a hat trick in 4-1 of the Catalans of Sunday of Valenzano.
Aubameyang scored twice in the first half or side of a touch Frenkie de Jong-in like a free-flowing boat hit Valencian with three goals in 15 minutes before the interval.
And while Valencia briefly raised hopes of a comeback when Carlos Soler headed home Bryan Gil’s cross, a lungorange Pedri’s strike flew in off by Aubameyang back to complete an impressive victory.
In his post-match interviews, Aubameyang believed the fourth goal was from Pedri but Barcelona then confirmed that the referee had attributed it to Aubameyang, giving the hat to the Gabonese striker trick.
It’s the 32-year-old first triple since August, when he put on three past West Brom for Arsenale and the first time anyone has hit a hat trick for Barca since Lionel Messi scored four against Eibar in February 2020.
“It is a luxury to have a player like he who arrives for free, “said Sergio Busquets.
He hadn’t played many minutes when he arrived but now he’s getting them and I hope it helps us like has today because it is a great player. “
Aubameyang had made two substitute appearances in La Liga before starting against Naples in Thursday of the Europa League, but this was his first league start for Barcelona since his contract was terminated by Arsenal last month.
The third goal it could have been Pedri’s in everything but the name, except Aubameyang, was at its fullest best for the first as he ran clear and sparked an emphatic finish.
Xavi chose out Pedri for special praise. “There is nobody in the world with his talent and he’s only 19, “Xavi said.
Barcelona is fast and the treble began with a simple chip over Jordi Alba’s summit but Aubameyang still had it work to do, the attacker tames the ball on his third first bounce firing And in high in net under the pressure of Omar Alderete.
The second era more intricate, superb team goal passing through Busquets and Alba before Ousmane Dembele generously passed him by the side for De Jong a finish.
Dembele was key also to the third, as his intermediary ball Gavi released, who crossed to back post where Aubameyang touched in one third.
Valencia thought it had a goal back before the interval through Soler’s acrobatics finish but the replays showed the ball it was rolled out for what should I have been a throw-in during build-up.
martial limps off
Soler, however, scored shortly after the second half, with a header in Gil’s lashed cross from left to revive Valencia, who pushed for a second, with Soler approaches with long-range drive.
But Pedri killed Valencia’s momentum with his shot of astonishment from distance the young man curling a sensational shot from 40 yards off by Aubameyang back And in top corner though goalkeeper Giorgi Mamardashvili could have done better.
Sevilla had stumbled in precedence again at Espanyol, another mistake means he has now won just once in the last five league games.
Rafa Mir has put the Sevilla in ahead of Cornella but Sergi Darder equalized for Espanyol soon in the second half.
The pursuit of Sevilla of a winner era made more difficult since the dispatch of Jules Kounde off with 14 minutes left, even though Youssef en-Nesyri had a golden opportunity in injury- time, just to see hers finish saved.
Antonio Marziale, who joined Seville on loan from Manchester United in January is gone off injured in the first half and now it may be missing next weekend crunch derby at home to Real Betis, third place.
Beti, in third, can move Two points behind Sevilla if they win the derby after beating Mallorca 2-1 thanks to a delay penalty by Willian Josè.