Barcelona stretched their unbeaten Premier Division run to 30 games as they were watched on by a bumper crowd inside the Camp Nou but only managed to secure a disappointing goalless draw with mid-table Getafe.
Despite seeing the vast majority of possession,
Today's crowd, 75,681 at Camp Nou.Thanks!! pic.twitter.com/qSJrEx58DF— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) February 11, 2018
The experimental back-four of Barcelona, which included full debutant Yerry Mina and out-of-position Lucas Digne as the centre pairing, found themselves under intense pressure from the outset via a well-drilled Getafe squeeze, and were lucky not to fall behind after less than two minutes as
But despite Azulones' early press,
Barcelona 0-0 Getafe HT A fractured opening 45 minutes from Barcelona. An injection of tempo certainly wouldn't go amiss if they are to break down Getafe, who have been extremely impressive, in the second half. After some early jitters, Yerry Mina has looked solid. #BarcaGetafe— Joe Owens (@joejournosun) February 11, 2018
Barcelona fail to attempt a single shot on target in the first half of a La Liga home match for the 1st time since their 2-1 loss against Real Madrid on 21 April 2012. #FCBLive #BarçaGetafe #ForçaBarça— Gracenote Live (@GracenoteLive) February 11, 2018
The second-half began in a very similar vein to how the first concluded, with Getafe quite comfortable in packing the defence to nullify any attacking threat from Barca.
However, after a fairly low-tempo 10 minutes, both Luis Suarez and
Barcelona are kept scoreless for the first time in La Liga this season pic.twitter.com/4NkPpkvl0B— B/R Football (@brfootball) February 11, 2018