Catalonia beats Cape Verde 4-1 in friendly
Sergio Garcia scored twice and set up another goal to help
Catalonia come from behind to beat Cape Verde 4-1 in a friendly on
Cape Verde forward Jorge Djaniny opened the scoring at the
Olympic Stadium in the 10th minute.
But Garcia leveled in the 16th and two minutes later the
Espanyol forward tapped in Bojan Krkic’s pass to give Catalonia the
Seconds later Garcia returned the favor by picking out Bojan
with a lobbed pass to make it 3-1. Osasuna’s Oriol Riera scored via
the post in the 64th.
Catalonia was represented by players from Barcelona and others
first-division teams in the Spanish league.
Catalonia and other regions of Spain like the Basque Country
play friendlies but do not compete in official international