Barcelona striker Emeric Aubameyang scored a historic record with the Blaugrana after scoring against Athletic Bilbao in the match that brought them together yesterday, Sunday, at the Camp Nou, and ended with Barca winning 4-0 in the 26th round of the La Liga competition.
Barcelona’s quartet scored against Athletic Bilbao by Emeric Aubameyang, Ousmane Dembele, Luke de Jong and Memphis Depay.
The “Opta” network for numbers and statistics stated that Barca striker Emeric Aubameyang equaled the number of Youssef Al-Nusairi, the Seville striker, as the first African player from within the League to score in 3 consecutive matches in all competitions.
Moroccan international Youssef Al-Nusairi was the first African player from within the Spanish League to score in 3 consecutive matches, after he did it with Seville in March of last year.
Gabonese Emeric Aubameyang scored in Barcelona’s last 3 games in all competitions, raining a hat trick against Valencia in La Liga, then against Napoli in the European League, and finally yesterday against Bilbao.
The Spanish team Barcelona continued its revival, achieving a new victory against its counterpart Athletic Bilbao, 4-0, during the meeting that brought the two teams together yesterday evening, Sunday, at the Camp Nou, in the 26th round of the La Liga competition.
The first goal came in the 37th minute through the new Barca scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, from a follow-up in front of the goal.
In the second half, French substitute Ousmane Dembele added the second goal in the 73rd minute through a shot from a difficult angle to enter Bilbao’s goal.
In the 90th minute, Dutch substitute Luke de Wong scored the third goal for the Catalan team from a distinctive header, and in the 93rd minute, substitute Memphis Depay ended the quartet, ending the match with a 4-0 victory for Barca.
With this result, Barcelona is in fourth place in the La Liga standings this season with 45 points, while Bilbao is eighth with 37 points.