Félix: 8/10 - Clearly incredibly eager against his former (current, really) team. Was active and provided some nice runs and passes early. The only goal in this one came from his left foot, a beautiful chip right over Oblak. He also drew plenty of fouls, as Atleti tried their very best to contain him (and rough him up a bit). Still can be more clinical, but that's a team-wide issue, so it's hard to fault him specifically for it. Might've been Barça's best player in this one, and they needed it.
Raphinha: 7/10 - Pretty lively and dangerous. He had some good crosses in and provided a pretty assist for Félix's goal. However, he dragged a shot way wide with his right foot when he really should've scored. He hit the post as well in the second half. He's still a bit too left-footed for my liking, and lacked the final killer touch often. Still a good game overall, however.
Lewandowski: 6/10 - Has to be better as a striker. There's simply no other way to say it. He didn't drop down nearly as much, which is good, and he wasn't losing too many balls. However, his misses are piling up. He missed an absolutely clear goal at the 86th minute after a good move to get a one-on-one with Oblak. Unacceptable! His main role in the team is clear: score goals. He can't complain about a lack of service in this one, as he had at least three clear goal scoring chances that a player of his caliber just has to put away. Vitor Roque can't arrive soon enough, unfortunately.
Ferran: 6/10 - Came on for Félix in the 76th minute. Immediately got a silly yellow card and then did nothing much for the remainder of the match.
Yamal: 6/10 - came on for Raphinha in the 76th. Had an opportunity to get a late goal, but chose wrong and gave it to Fermín. He did have another chance that was blocked.
Barça were able to squeak out a 1-0 win that easily could've been 3-0 had they just been more clinical. While that's still a problem, it was the best football we've seen from Xavi's side in the last few weeks, and definitely something to build off of. What do you think about the match? Let us know in the comments below.