Hercules blown away by Barcelona: Arda Turan made hat – trick

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 | 0

La Liga champion Barcelona has won their last match against Hercules which was the part of Copa del Rey. They simply destroyed the Hercules by 7 – 0 goals as it was a revenge of their last meeting. In their last meeting which was the first leg of round 32, the match was hosted at Hercules’s home field and then Hercules drawn the match by 1 – 1. So, yesterday at Camp Nou, Barcelona beat them where their coach Luis Enrique did not use their top rosters Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez. The MSN are given vacation of upcoming Christmas after their last match against Espanyol. They will play next match in the upcoming new year again.

Besides, coach did not have to use Andre ter Stegen and Andres Iniesta also. But, however, they faced no problem to claim such victory where Arda Turan made a hat – trick there. Digne, Rakitic, Rafinha and Paco Alcacer also scored one goal each in this match.

Hercules blown away by Barcelona, Arda Turan made hat - trick

Yesterday at the Camp Nou, Hercules stopped them for long time but in 37 minutes of the first half, French defender Digne scored the team’s first goal. Since then, they did not have to look back. At the addition time of the first half, Hercules defender fouled Turan in the danger zone. So, Barcelona got a penalty and increased the goal differences.

Hercules did not able to shot to the goal post at the first half but started to attack to Barca just after the first half. Then the match was on exciting moment of attack and counterattack. But, the outsiders did not find net where Rafinha shot to the goal and increased the goal by 3 – 0 at the 50 minutes. Five minutes later, Turan’s head led them one step closer to victory. In the 73 minutes of the match, Spanish striker Paco Alcacer scored his first goal for the Spanish giant. He could have scored in 86 minutes again but opponent goalkeeper stooped his head but Turan took the chance and scored his second goal. Just three minutes later, he fulfilled his hat – trick.

So, it seems that Barcelona has finished the year very good. now they have a busy schedule ahead and play their next match against Villarreal and through that they will start the new year so far.

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