20 Feb 2022 | 23:40 | Football
Aubameyang speaks after the match against Valencia
Barcelona won an important victory over Valencia to continue to consolidate a place in the Champions League group next season. Despite a lot of pressure from the audience at Mestalla, coach Xavi Hernandez’s army still showed a confident spirit and beautiful attacking play.
In the end, Barca led Valencia with a score of 4-1. Particularly rookie Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat-trick in the 23rd, 38th and 63rd minutes. Particularly for the last goal, the organizers initially counted Pedri, but after reviewing, the ball touched the foot of the former star. Arsenal in the net.
Thus, the Gabon striker became the first player in the 21st century to score a hat-trick in all four major European competitions (Ligue 1, Bundesliga, Premier League and La Liga).
After the match, Aubameyang received compliments from experts as well as teammates. Commenting on the 32-year-old rookie’s performance, captain Sergio Busquets said:
“He’s working really well, he’s come here and it takes time to adapt, but he’s getting goals at the moment.
I hope he will help us in the same way because he is a great player. Having Aubameyang on a free transfer is a gift. “