Barca 5-2: Griezmann lights up Camp Nou with a brace

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 25/08/2019

Antoine Griezmann was on song for Barcelona after he led Barcelona to a 5-2 win over Real Betis at the Camp Nou on Sunday. The French striker scored a brace to help the home team to first three points of the season.

was Antoine Griezmann that attempted the first shot of goal but Real Betis was able to break the deadlock through Nabil Fekir who opened the scoring account in the 15th minute for the visitors after he received a defence-splitting pass from midfielder Sergio Canales.

Real Betis was able to absorb the pressure from the home team as Barcelona threw all they had at the visitors and they were finally rewarded in the 41st minute after Antoine Griezmann found an equaliser for the La Liga Champions via Sergi Roberto's low cross into the area.

The first half ended in a 1-1 draw as both teams played a fast-flowing game in the opening 45 minutes of the encounter.

Griemann got the second for Barcelona at the start of the second half as he received a brilliant pass again from Sergi Roberto in the 50th minute of the encounter.

Perez Carles scored the third goal following a fine assist from  Nelson Samedo and just four minutes later Jordi Alba got the fourth goal for the home team to make it 4-1 in the 60th minute.

Arturo Vidal made it five after Griezmann released the Chilean defender in the box in the 74th minute, Real Betis scored a long arrange shot with 11th minute to end the match.

The game ended 5-2 in favour of Barcelona.