Barcelona needed penalty kicks to claim the Catalan Super Cup back from Espanyol after two years.
After 90 scoreless minutes, Les Blaugranas converted their first four penalty kicks and their rivals missed two en route to the 4-2 victory at the Camp d’Esports in Lleida.
In doing so, he became the first player in decades to appear for Barca. From FCBarcelona.com:
“A lot of people told me when I signed that Gary Lineker was the last English person to play for FC Barcelona” he said. “So to know that I’m next, that’s some achievement.”
“I need to carry on pushing on with the B team and get as many games as possible. And if get any opportunities to go over to the first team, I’ve just got to show the boss what I can do.”
McGuane had made just two Europa League appearances for Arsenal when he made his switch to Barca.