Ansu Fati started with Dani Olmo and Ferran Torres when Spain hosted Ukraine in continued UEFA Nations League League 1 Group 4 at Alfredo at Stefano Stadium, Monday (7/9/2020) early morning WIB.
Luis Enrique’s trust was fully paid for by Ansu Fati through his neat performance on the field. During 90 minutes of playing, Ansu Fati made six attempts, two on goals, twice made chances, six dribbled, and 10 touches in the opponent’s penalty box.
Spain’s first goal in the second minute was through a Sergio Ramos penalty also due to Ansu Fati’s contribution, who stabbed into the forbidden area and was violated by an opposing player. Ramos’s second goal was interrupted by Ansu Fati, who didn’t want to be left behind.
The player from the Barcelona academy made Ukraine’s goal vibrate in the 32nd minute with a curling shot into the bottom right corner from outside the penalty area. Spain led 3-0 in the first half and added another goal through Torres in the 84th minute.
After scoring the goal, Ansu Fati was immediately contacted by his colleagues because he broke a new record in the Spanish national team. After 95 years, the title of the Matador Team’s youngest goalscorer belonged to Ansu Fati at the age of 17 years and 311 days.
Ansu Fati beat Juan Errazquin’s record of scoring a goal against Switzerland in 1925 at the age of 18 years and 344 days. This is Ansu Fati’s second straight record after against Germany, he became the youngest player to make his debut in the national team.
Still not enough? The Guinea-Bissau-born player who moved to Spain at the age of six is Barcelona’s youngest goalscorer, the youngest goalscorer in the Champions League, the youngest goalscorer and assistants and the youngest player to score at least two goals in LaLiga.
Ansu fati continued his sensation this season after being promoted to the first team. Ansu Fati last season made eight goals in 33 appearances.