Barcelona held by Lechia Gdansk in friendly

Lionel Messi failed to give Barcelona a first half lead from a free kick in the 46th minute, but scored in the 57th minute to help visitors draw the match

Updated: July 31, 2013 17:07 IST
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Gdansk, Poland: FC Barcelona with Lionel Messi and debuting Neymar surprisingly drew 2-2 with Lechia Gdansk of Poland's premier league in a friendly match on Tuesday.

Poland's Jaroslaw Bieniuk opened the scoring in the 16th minute, then Roberto Sergi made it even 10 minutes later with a goal for Barcelona.

Messi failed to give Barca a first half lead from a free kick in the 46th minute. Piotr Grzelczyk put Poland ahead again in the 50th, but the score was 2-2 after a lob by Messi in the 57th.

Neymar entered the game at the 79th minute, but Barcelona wasn't able to get another score.

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