Barcelona hope Alonso scores from free-kick

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Marcos Alonso (left) is expect to be the first Barcelona player in over 503 days to score from a free-kick.

Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez is confident in signing his new players and one of them is 31-year-old left-back Marcos Alonso, who joined from Chelsea. It is expected to be the goal ufabet scorer from a free-kick for Azul Grana in the near future. As reported by Mundo Deportivo on Saturday. 

Alonso signed a one-year contract with Barcelona after his contract with Chelsea was terminate, making his debut for Azulgrana in the Champions League group-stage defeat by Bayern Munich. Mid week It was place as one of the free-kick spinners that were expecteto help solve the problem.

Barcelona have been waiting to score from a free-kick for more than 503 days since Lionel Messi netted his last goal in a 3-2 win over Valencia on 2 May 2021, ahead of the striker. The Argentine will move to Paris Saint-Germain and the Azulcana side have not scored from a free-kick since.

Over the course of last season, a number of Barca players took charge of free-kicks, including Memphis Depay, Jordi Alba, Daniel Alves, Ousmane Dembele and Ansu. Fati, however, was unsuccessful, while Robert Lewandowski had the opportunity to spin a free-kick against the Tigers. But the Pole striker hit the wall. 

Barcelona have been expecting Alonso, one of the free-kick specialists, to be able to score from set-pieces, according to Barcelona. The 31-year-old left-back has scored six free-kicks throughout his career.