Europa League: Galatasaray vs Barcelona player ratings as Barcelona progress through the quarter finals beating Galatasaray by 1-2 at full-time

Galatasaray vs Barcelona

Galatasaray vs Barcelona: Galatasaray faces Barcelona at the Turk Telekom Stadium in the 2nd leg of Europa League.

Marcao scored the first goal of the game driving a powerful header. Pedri equalized the score making it 1-1 at half-time. Auba doubled the score for Barca taking them closer to a victory. The match ended 1-2 in Barcelona’s favor.

Let’s have a look at the player ratings for Galatasaray vs Barcelona match:

Galatasaray vs Barcelona Player Ratings


Pena Sotoress (5.6/10): Galatasaray goalkeeper completely failed to make an impact getting the least attempts to stop the ball. He couldn’t react quicker trying to stop the goal.

Sacha Boey (6.4/10):  He couldn’t cover the area properly leaving too much gap and Torres was easily able to make a run past him. His cover-up was not upto the mark.

Victor Nelsson (6/10):  Was not good with the interceptions. Couldn’t cope up with the runs of the attackers.

Marcao (7.7/10): Gifted his team the lead with a brilliant header. He gave a very good performance today.

Van Aanholt (6.3/10):  Van Aanholt provided a dual attacking defensive support. He also created a lot of chances.

Taylan Antalyali (6.2/10): He got very less involvement with the ball possession. He was not so good with the ball control today and had a bad game tonight.

Berkan Kutlu(6.6/10): Was trying the best to cope up in the defensive mid role and made some good interceptions. He didn’t get any chances to go ahead.

Ryan Babel (6/10):  He gave a good cover-up with the start the game. He was seen lost with the start of 2nd half.

Alexandru Cicaldau (7/10): Cicaldau helped with an early breakthrough providing Marcao with a good pass to score a header. He was not involved much with the chances later on.

M.Akturkoglu (5.7/10): Same story with him as well. Got very least involvement in the game and couldn’t support the attack.

Bafetimbi Gomis (6/10): He had a decent game today. He managed a few attempts with a run but lost the ball control more often.


Mostafa Mohamed (5.8/10): He also couldn’t provide a proper level of support in attack. Ended up giving a bad performance.

Morutan (6.1/10): He got involved in some good play providing help in attack. He gave a good support after entering.

Bayram (5.5/10):  Didn’t make much of a difference as he entered in the closing minutes.

Dervisoglu (5.8/10):  Didn’t make much of a difference entering the field.


Ter Stegen (6.2/10):  Made a crucial save in the 1st half and didn’t have to do much overall. He had a satisfying start at the end.

Sergino Dest (6.6/10):  Dest has been fully focused throughout the game. He made a good run ahead with every possible chance.

Eric Garcia (6/10):  Made some exceptional clearances from the box and also got involved scoring a goal.  He stayed put at his position covering the center area well.

Gerard Pique (6.6/10): Was bold with the clearances. Didn’t get much to do but as the Barca attack was good enough.

Jordi Alba (6.8/10):  Alba also gave a good defensive support. He got involved in the fouls more often.

Frenkie De Jong (6.6/10): Was present in the gaps well covering the midfield region well. He was good with the run and was involved in an assist as well.

Sergio Busquets (7.2/10): The Barca captain was sharp in midfield aiming for a few interceptions. He received the 1st yellow of the game.

Pedri (8/10):  The Pedri show worked out perfectly well today. He showed some individual brilliance scoring the 1st goal for Barca.

Aubameyang (7.5/10): Auba shines in Barca colours once again providing Barca with a lead placing a successful shot towards the net. He had a good cover-up with the attacking support.

Ferran Torres (7/10): He was looking furious in attack going for the shots at the right place. He gave a good attacking support and added his name towards an assist.

Adama Traore (6/10): Traore wasn’t seen much in action today. He was substituted later on with the start of 2nd half.


Araujo (6.4/10): Araujo provided a good support in the defence entering the place of Dest.

Dembele (6.2/10): covered the wing well and also provided some good crosses creating some opportunities.

Gavi (6.1/10):  Gavi got into action straightaway. He covered the place of De Jong pretty well.

Depay (5.8/10):  Didn’t make much of a difference as he entered in the closing minutes.

Lenglet (5.8/10):  Didn’t make much of a difference as he entered in the closing minutes.

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