US tour off to a flyer in goal-filled romp

The Catalans began properly in the States with a string of fantastic targets from their MLS opponents

Barcelona kicked off their tour of the US in spectacular manner on America’s east coastline with a thumping gain above Phil Neville’s Inter Miami on Tuesday night.

The Catalans were on prime from the commence in opposition to their MLS opposition and it was Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who handed them the direct.

The Gabon forward was set up by new arrival Raphinha, who began for the first time, together with fellow signing centre-back Andreas Christensen, and Aubameyang chipped property.

Raphinha netted the 2nd himself when Alejandro Balde’s deep cross located him at the back put up.

Then he helped established up Ansu Fati for the 3rd with a go into the box which the youngster lashed dwelling with aplomb.

In the second half Oscar Hernandez – on the bench with Xavi not yet permitted to vacation – built 11 modifications and his staff ongoing to incorporate to their guide.

Memphis performed a clever low corner for Gavi to smash into the best corner for the fourth.

The fifth activity from a piece of genius from Memphis, leaving his marker for lifeless and tucking property.

Then Ousmane Dembele obtained in on the act, stroking home the sixth from the edge of the box.