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Barcelona 0-1 Cádiz summary: score, goals, highlights, LaLiga

Kieran Quaile
Soccer Football - LaLiga - FC Barcelona v Cadiz - Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain - April 18, 2022 Cadiz's Lucas Perez celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates REUTERS/Albert Gea

Barcelona 0-1 Cádiz: as it happened

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Thanks for keeping us company on a historic evening for Cádiz, as they take the three points back to Andalusia.


Cádiz beat Barcelona at Camp Nou

Cádizhave recorded a huge win over Barcelona, which sees them move out of the relegation zone. It's the first win for the Andalusians at Camp Nou.

Barcelona have lost two games on the bounce at home and stay joint second in the league table. 

It's a massive win for Cádiz. Their players celebrate on the pitch at full-time and they know how big these three points could be at the end of the season.

FT: Barcelona 0-1 Cádiz


Ter Stegen saves from Alejo's strike. He's offside!


OFF Dest

ON Mingueza

Adama has been impressive on the right since coming on.


Adama crosses. Ledesma comes out to catch. 0-1


There will be seven minutes added on.



Barcelona - 17

Cádiz - 6


Aubameyang sees his header saved by Lesdema. Another save! 

Cádiz are holding onto their narrow lead at Camp Nou as Barca look for a late equaliser.


Fouls committed:

Barcelona - 14

Cádiz - 8


Ledesma has been sensational so far. Can Cádiz keep their lead?


LEDESMA makes another big save!

Eric García shoots from outside the box, but the keeper makes a good stop to keep his side ahead. 


Cádiz substitution

OFF Rubén Sobrino

ON Santiago Arzamendia



Ter Stegen tips his effort from inside the box over the bar. It was always rising. Cádiz counter and hit Barca on the break. That's their second big chance to make it 2-0. 


Luuk de Jong!

The Dutch striker heads straight at Ledesma from Dembélé's corner.

Cádiz changes

OFF Raul Parra / ON Carlos Akapo

OFF Jens Jonsson / ON Victor Chust


Barcelona changes

OFF Frenkie de Jong & Lenglet

ON Adama & Luuk de Jong



Alejo puts it on a plate for Álex and the midfielder fires wide from 12 yards. It really should have been 2-0 to the Andalusians.

Lucas Pérez's record vs Barcelona

The Spaniard enjoys scoring against the Blaugrana.


Ferran sends it long. Fali, who has been great at centre-back, heads it clear. 


Dest fouls Fali. It's a yellow card for the US international. 


Dembélé shoots again!

Ledesma saves. Dembélé has been everywhere.


Barcelona are unbeaten in 15 league games. If they lose tonight it will be their second home defeat in just four days. 


De Jong crosses to the back post. There is nobody there...

Cádiz have been rock solid.

Cádiz changes

OFF Salvi & José Mari

ON Alejo & San Emeterio


Dembélé shoots!

It goes well over. It actually hits Sobrino on the back but Barca don't get the corner and are trailing 1-0. 


Barcelona change

OFF Memphis

ON Aubameyang


Luis Hernández is booked for following through in a 50-50 with Busquets. 


Xavi's brother, Óscar, has been booked in the dugout. He says "no he hecho nada" (I haven't done anything) but the referee disagrees and books him.


There has been a nasty upper body clash between Ferran and Fali. Ferran definitely comes out the worst. It will surely be a free for Barca.

Cádiz haven't changed their system despite taking the lead. They're still sitting in their 4-4-2 formation, compact and organised. 


Eric García shoots from a long way out. Ledesma catches easily. The away side will take that all night. 0-1

It's only a matter of time before Xavi rings in the changes.


Gavi is fouled. Barcelona have a free and find themselves one goal down. 

Barcelona 0-1 Cádiz

Pérez puts Cádiz ahead

Lucas Pérez scores from close range to give the relegation-threatened side the lead. 

It's Lucas Pérez's first league goal of the season for Cádiz and what a huge goal it could be. 

Lucas Pérez taps in from close range to give the away side the lead at Camp Nou.




It looks like Memphis and Ferran have swapped position, with Memphis taking up a role on the left and Ferran acting as the false 9. Memphis.


Aubameyang is warming up for Barca.

The attendance at Camp Nou tonight is 57,495.


Barcelona get us going for the second 45 at Camp Nou.

The players are back out on the pitch for the second half. There will be no changes at the break. 

HT: Barcelona 0-0 Cádiz

Cádiz have been resolute so far. Will Xavi make a change at the break? We'll soon find out. 

It has been a frustrating half for Barcelona. Cádiz had the best chance of the game, when Sobrino found Lucas Pérez, who shot wide.


There will be one minute added on.


Ledesma rushes off his line to punch away an Alba cross from the left. That is great goalkeeping. 

Just 30 seconds later, Dembélé goes off on another brilliant run, this time through the middle. He gets to the edge of the box and shoots low to Ledesma's right. The away netminder gets down really well to save. 0-0


Cádiz are happy to sit deep in their 4-4-2 formation. Xavi could be considering half-time changes. Aubameyang will get the nod shortly, I reckon.


Memphis has struggled in attack. He has started to drop deeper to create play, with Frenkie de Jong acting as the runner from deep. 


Dembélé is Barca's main outlet going forward. He's unstoppable most of the time with his speed and tricks. The home side have been unable to break the Andalusians down so far. Cádiz are doing really well defensively. 

Cádiz hit Barca on the counter, but Pérez blasts wide when it looked easier to score. 0-0



Lucas Pérez misses a sitter after great play by Sobrino.

Álex Fernández is the brother of Nacho, who scored for Real Madrid in their stunning comeback win against Sevilla last night. 


Memphis is lying down in the box, Barcelona keep playing. It's a collision in the box, accidental by all accounts. Dembélé crosses the corner from the right. Álex clears.


Dembélé goes on another mazy run on the right. He drops the shoulder, two Cádiz defenders drop, but then his left-footed shot is blocked as he cuts in with his trademark move. 

Cádiz at Camp Nou

Cádiz travel to Catalonia on Matchday 32.


Dembélé cuts in onto his left foot from the right wing. His shot flies over. 


Barcelona go high into the box again. Everything has been in the air, which will suit Cádiz more. Gavi crosses for Ferran this time, but he can't take it down and it rolls out of play. 


Busquets goes for the big switch left. It's too high for Ferran out wide. 0-0


Busquets fouls Alex. It's a free for Cádiz. Busquets is playing his 674th game for the club tonight - he's third for all-time appearances, behind Xavi and Messi.


Ferran crosses from the left. It's aimed for Memphis in the box but Cádiz clear it. Ferran will likely opt for another option next time. Crossing for Memphis against two tall physical defenders isn't exactly the Barca way.


Cádiz will be pleased with their opening minutes here. Sergio's team will be happy to keep it as tight as possible.

The Grada d’Animacio (Animation Stand) group, which provides considerable colour and noise at home games, announced its boycott on Sunday, issuing a statement on Twitter.

“Last Thursday we experienced a day that will be marked forever as the greatest infamy at our home,” the group’s statement said.


It's empty behind the goal at Camp Nou as Barca fans protest against the club for allowing thousands of Eintracht Frankfurt fans into Camp Nou last Thursday.


Ferran shoots from close range, Ledesma gets a touch and it's out for a corner. Barca fail to take advantage of the set piece. 

Barcelona have a few regular starters missing. Pedri and Piqué are both out tonight. 

Cádiz are wearing their all yellow kit tonight. Barcelona are in their home kit. 


Memphis shoots!

The striker puts up a loose ball and shoots low and wide from 35 yards out. 


It's a 4-4-3 for Barcelona vs a 4-4-2 for Cádiz, as they look to cause an upset tonight. 

We're underway!

It's Barcelona vs Cádiz

The players are on their way out of the tunnel as the Barcelona anthem rings out around Camp Nou. The one thing you notice is the lack of away fans here tonight. Camp Nou was full of Frankfurt fans of Thursday, an estimated 25,000.

Barcelona will be looking to bounce back after their Europa League defeat to Frankfurt.

Cádiz meanwhile are sitting in the bottom three and need the points in their bid to survive.

Kickoff at Camp Nou is just 10 minutes away!

Busquets equals Iniesta

Sergio Busquets equals Iniesta's record and becomes third on the Club's all-time appearances list.

Cádiz looking for first ever win at Camp Nou

Despite having never secured a win at Camp Nou, the Andalusians will be encouraged by last season’s visit to the Catalan capital where they managed to pull off a surprise last season in Barcelona, holding them to a 1-1 draw.

Walking in Memphis

Memphis will start up front tonight for Barcelona. Regular No 9 Aubameyang drops to the bench for the Blaugrana. 

Pique and Rubiales in €24 million conspiracy over Spanish Super Cup venue


Pique and Rubiales in €24 million conspiracy over Spanish Super Cup venue

In November 2019, several media outlets revealed that FC Barcelona captain Gerard Piqué, through his company Kosmos, was going to receive four million euros ($4.32 million) from Saudi Arabia for each of the editions of the Spanish Super Cup in his role acting as a go-between with the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF).

Now, two and a half years later, Spanish outlet El Confidencial has revealed just how the operation went, claiming to have accessed private conversations, documents and audios that show that the player, along with the RFEF president, Luis Rubiales, joined forces to benefit from significantly more commission for holding the Super Cup there. As if anyone ever thought it was about sharing the game in other parts of the world.

Full story

Cádiz XI for trip to Barcelona

Cádiz have announced their starting XI for tonight's clash at Camp Nou.

Barcelona XI vs Cádiz

Xavi has named his team for tonight's league game. 

Memphis Depay starts up front in place of Aubameyang. Dest comes in at right-back. 

Pedri out for rest of season as Barcelona confirm hamstring injury


Pedri out for rest of season as Barcelona confirm hamstring injury

Pedri González could miss the rest of the season, after it was revealed that the Barcelona midfielder has suffered a hamstring tear.

The 19-year-old had to be replaced at half-time of Barça’s Europa League quarter-final defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday.

“Tests carried out this morning have confirmed that Pedri has a rupture in his left biceps femoris,” Barça said in a statement on Friday. “He is out and his recovery will determine his availability.”

Full story on Pedri

Barcelona’s accounts don’t add up for Eintracht gate receipts


Barcelona’s accounts don’t add up for Eintracht gate receipts

Barcelona decided to take the initiative to find out why there was an excess number of Eintracht Frankfurt fans attending Thursday’s Europa League tie at Camp Nou.

The club says that it will open a thorough investigation to find out why so many tickets ended up in the hands of travelling supporters.

In a move designed to demonstrate transparency, the Catalan club, in the words of president Joan Laporta, confirmed, “We put 34,440 tickets on sale” and the following day, spokesperson Elena Fort, stated that Barça had receipts totalling “3 million euros from the sale of tickets from the game”.

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Tonight's prediction

Barcelona are unbeaten in 15 league games and I expect them to extend that run tonight. I'm going to say 3-0 to the Blaugrana.

A little bit of Ronaldinho

At the end of the 2005/06 campaign, Ronaldinho scored this belter against Cádiz for Barcelona. You can never have too much of the Brazilian.  

Barcelona vs Cádiz: welcome

Hello and welcome to AS USA's live coverage of this LaLiga fixture between Barcelona and Cádiz at Camp Nou. 

Kickoff is at 3:00 pm ET / 9:00 pm CEST.


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