"Grizi" has replaced Lionel Messi! The rookie Antoine Griezmann scored a stunning double for his first time in Barcelona against Betis by Nabil Fekir (5-2), who also scored on Sunday in the Spanish league. And after two days, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla lead the way.
"I see Leo doing it in training, I'm trying to copy it . " Under the eyes of Messi, still convalescent and present in the platform at Camp Nou, Betis was allowed to open the score against thanks to Frenchman Fekir (15th). But his compatriot Griezmann equalized in throwing (41) and gave the advantage to Barca a magnificent coiled shot (50th), justifying the EUR 120 million paid in the offseason to recruit. He also delivered a decisive pass to Arturo Vidal (77th). "I see Leo doing it in training, I'm trying to copy it," smiled Griezmann at the Spanish channel Movistar, about his second goal. "We had fun tonight, I hope it will always be like that."
This festival erases the inaugural defeat suffered last week in Bilbao (1-0) by FC Barcelona. The club Catalan (3 pts) is placed three lengths of the head occupied by Sevilla FC (1st, 6 pts) and Atlético Madrid (2nd, 6 pts), winner of the economy of Leganés (1-0) Sunday thanks to a goal from Vitolo (71). Real Madrid is third (4 pts).