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 By PA Sport

Thomas Vermaelen's winning goal no surprise to Barcelona's Luis Enrique

Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique only had good things to say about Thomas Vermaelen after his winner gave his side victory over Malaga.
Barcelona defeated Malaga by a narrow 1-0 win at the Camp Nou with a goal from the most unlikeliest of sources in defender Thomas Vermaelen.

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique insisted he was "not surprised" that it was Thomas Vermaelen who came to his side's rescue as they saw off Malaga thanks to the defender's late winner.

While Lionel Messi had four shots saved by the visitors on-form goalkeeper Carlos Kameni and fellow forwards Neymar and Luis Suarez also came unstuck against Malaga's defence, it fell to the Belgian in the 73rd minute to power home the only goal of what was a testing game for the Primera Division champions.

The goal was...

Thomas Vermaelen leads Barcelona with surprising winner vs. Malaga

ESPN FC's Janusz Michallik breaks down how Luis Suarez's movement on and off the ball makes him such a threat for Barcelona.

In Week 2 of La Liga, Barcelona achieved a narrow yet deserved victory against Malaga at the Camp Nou. Defender Thomas Vermaelen scored the only goal for the Blaugrana, who enjoyed 73 percent of possession, created a whopping 22 goal-scoring chances and attempted 19 shots, 13 of them on target.

Manager Luis Enrique fielded his strongest possible XI against a team that has been traditionally tough to crack at the Camp Nou, due to their unashamed defensive focus. That approach is helped by having...

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Thomas Vermaelen scores as Barcelona win in Neymar's return

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Neymar returned from a two-week absence in Barcelona's win.

Thomas Vermaelen was the unlikely hero as Barcelona laboured to a 1-0 win over Malaga to maintain their 100 percent start to the Primera Division season.

The former Arsenal defender smashed in the only goal of the game with 17 minutes remaining at the Camp Nou, just when Barca looked set to draw a blank against Javi Gracia's dogged outfit for the third successive game.

Cameroonian goalkeeper Carlos Kameni made a string of vital saves in the second half but could only palm Luis Suarez's cross from...