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...
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says Neymar could make his first appearance of the season in Saturday's La Liga clash with Malaga at the Camp Nou.
Neymar, 23, has missed the start of Barca's campaign due to a bout of the mumps, sitting out their 5-4 European Super Cup win over Sevilla, the 5-1 aggregate defeat to Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup, and last weekend's 1-0 La Liga opener win at Athletic's San Mames.