Spanish international winger AdamaTraore was a thorn in the flesh of Atletico Madrid as he made his second debut against the holders in La Liga on Sunday. Traore came through the famed La Masia Academy before he was eventually sold to the Premier League.
Traore made his second Barcelona debut as he was named in the starting XI for the Spanish La Liga clash with holders Atletico Madrid at home. He was predominantly on the right side of the Barcelona attack throughout his time on the pitch and even managed an assist for young Spanish international midfielder Gavi to score and turn the game on its head. Gavi scored the second Barcelona goal just before the midway point of the first half to give his team the lead for the first time in the match after teammate Jordi Alba hadscoredto cancel out the opening goal from Atletico Madrid winger Yannick-Ferreira Carrasco in the eighth minute. Spanish international Alba scored in the tenth minute off the assist from Dani Alves who would later score and also receive a red card.
Barcelona scored a third goal through Uruguay national team defender Ronald Araujo in the 43rd minute as they went into the break with a 3-1 lead having falling behind inside the first eight minutes.Dani Alves scored the fourth Barcelona goal in the 49th minute before Atletico Madrid pulled one back through Luis Suarez nine minutes later. Dani Alves was sent off in the 69thminute, but the numerical disadvantage didn’t meanmuchas Barcelona held on to secure a 4-2 win.