Messi & Suarez Shine As Barca Net Five
Gamper Trophy Report: FC Barcelona v Chapecoense 07 July 2017
Result: FC Barcelona 5-0 Chapecoense
Date: 07 July 2017
Venue: Camp Nou
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were among the goals, as FC Barcelona registered a 5-0 win over Brazilian outfit, Chapecoense at the Camp Nou.4
Barca took the lead after seven minutes as Gerard Deulofeu turned home Ivan Rakitic's from close range.
The lead was doubled five minutes later as Sergio Busquets fired a fine effort into the top corner from 20-yards out.
The hosts grabbed a third goal in the 27th minute as Deulofeu turned provider to pick out Messi, who slotted home from close range.
Chapecoense, on the other hand, spent most of the half chasing the ball as they failed to provide any serious attempts at Marc-Andre Ter Stegen's goal.
Luis Suarez got on to the score-sheet 10 minutes into the second half, The Uruguayan played a neat one-two with Messi before slotting home from an angle.
The fifth goal arrived in the 74th minute as Messi registered an assist by playing Denis Suarez, who fired past Curzel.
Barca were then awarded a penalty in the 88th minute. Paco Alcacer stepped up to take it, but saw his effort saved by Curzel.
Nevertheless, 5-0 is how the score remained as the referee brought an end to proceedings.