Barcelona’s new marking Raphinha sparkled with an objective and two aids in his preseason debut as the Spanish goliaths whipped Inter Miami 6-0 in their U.S. visit on Tuesday.
With Polish hotshot striker Robert Lewandowski yet to play following his move from Bayern Munich for 50 million euros ($51 million), the 25-year-old Brazilian forward drove Xavi Hernandez’s side to a simple success against the MLS club that previous England global David Beckham possesses.
Raphinha – who recently finished the paperwork for 58 million euros from Leeds United – first helped Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who opened the scoring in the nineteenth moment, and afterwards expanded the lead six minutes after the fact with a pleasant left foot first touch strike.
Spanish teen sensation Ansu Fati, who is gradually working his direction back into the structure after a long cutback after a progression of wounds, scored Barca’s third just before halftime with one more pass from Raphinha.
Barca returned to the final part with eleven replacements yet continued to rule and scored three more through Gavi, Ousmane Dembele and Memphis Depay.
Barca’s 1st of 4 games in their U.S. preseason visit will forge ahead with Saturday with a Clasico against severe opponents Real Madrid in Las Vegas.
“I think we are superior to Real Madrid,” Raphinha told correspondents.
“I’m exceptionally glad to score my most memorable objective and for things having ended up great in my presentation. I felt better. I want to believe that I can proceed this way.
“I might want to score an objective against Real Madrid on Saturday. Scoring generally gives certainty and, on the off chance, you do it against a group like Real Madrid considerably more so.”