clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Hilarious defensive gaffe gifts Ivan Rakitic Barcelona's opener vs. Real Betis

via r/Soccer

Some goals make the hair on your arms stand up from excitement. Barcelona's opening goal in today's huge league match away at Real Betis is likely not one of them. Granted, Lionel Messi deserves credit for a dangerous ball into the box, Betis' defender and goalkeeper made a meal out of it and it fell to an open Rakitic. The Croatian did his job and put it into the empty net to give Barcelona the lead and put them on track to the top of the La Liga table.

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Barca Blaugranes Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of Barca news from Barca Blaugranes