Three quick thoughts as Barcelona take another step towards the La Liga title with a 2-0 derbi win at Catalan capital neighbours Espanyol on Saturday.
1. Barca keep focus and get job done early
This Catalan capital derbi game looked like a potential banana skin for Barcelona. Espanyol have been in decent form recently, and it seemed possible for at least part of Barca's collective mindset to be elsewhere in the run-up to kickoff.
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