This was Barca’s fourth recreation of preseason and the primary they’ve did not win. They’re nonetheless with out Lionel Messi, who’s not but signed his new take care of the Catalan membership and stays a free agent.
Barca have been additionally lacking a number of different gamers resulting from accidents, the Olympic Video games and gamers returning late from worldwide tournaments this summer time.
It was the house facet who roared out of the blocks in a entrance of a ferocious crowd, although, and they need to have been 2-0 up earlier than Sucic’s Forty third-minute opener.
On the different finish, Memphis curled huge for Barca and Griezmann hit the roof of the web however Nico Mantl was by no means actually troubled.
Salzburg lastly opened the scoring on the stroke of half-time when Sucic’s long-range effort took a spark off De Jong to deceive Neto.
A number of substitutions disrupted the second half, however Salzburg remained on prime and there was nonetheless time for Okafor to overlook one other opening, firing straight at Neto when properly positioned, earlier than he was lastly changed.
The sport opened up late on, with Alejandro Balde and Memphis each testing substitute goalkeeper Philipp Kohn from distance earlier than Braithwaite’s leveller.
Salzburg pushed exhausting within the closing 5 minutes to revive their lead. Some last-ditch defending from Dest stored Benajamin Sesko out on the road however the house facet stored going.
Adamu shook the publish however Aaronson, who scored seven targets in his debut season in Salzburg final time period, was quickest to react to the unfastened ball.