Ousmane Dembele scores the equaliser: The Frenchman gives Barca fans a reason to celebrate against Atletico Madrid.
The times has been harsh for Ousmane Dembele at Barcelona. The forward has been accused of poor discipline and the Spanish media has turned on him quite aggressively. The forward was also allegedly punished for his poor attitude towards training schedules, according to reports.
However, Dembele gave a perfect reply to his critics as he scored the only goal in Barcelona’s 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid earlier today. Atletico led through Diego Costa’s goal in the 77th minute, but the Frenchman, who came on two minutes later, didn’t let down his manager as he converted the chance in the 90th minute of the game to earn a point for the Catalans.
ll-discipline, with many current players speaking about his poor attitude publicly, which makes his goal all the more worthwhile.
With this draw, Barcelona remain at the top of the table but will lose their place if Sevilla registers a win over Real Valladolid on Sunday.
Ousmane Dembele scores the equaliser:
Lionel Messi found Dembele with ample amount of space on the right, and picks him up with a brilliant pass between the two Atletico defenders.
Dembele takes a delightful first touch and simply glides the ball between Jan Oblak’s legs, and the defenders didn’t have a chance to clear the ball out.
The goal was important for the French winger, who is under a fair share of controversies at the moment. Dembele has had a good start to the season after an underwhelming debut year at Barcelona, but has been inconsistent off the field for Barcelona.
Here’s the goal from Dembele:
Despite all the drama surrounding him, Dembele has scored some big goals for Barcelona this season. pic.twitter.com/2gjQAnq9v2
— Raphael (@Raph4real) November 24, 2018
Barcelona will return to Champions League action as they make a trip to PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday. A win would secure them a place in the round of 16 of the tournament.