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Messi brace helps Barcelona defeat 10-man Valencia

Lionel Messi scored twice to help Barcelona keep pace in La Liga's title race with a 4-2 defeat of 10-man Valencia at the Camp Nou on Sunday night.

  • KO
    • First Half begins.
  • 24
    • Enzo Pérez Yellow Card
  • 29
    • Eliaquim Mangala Goal - Header
  • 35
    • Luis Suárez Goal
  • 39
    • Eliaquim Mangala Yellow Card
  • 43
    • Daniel Parejo Yellow Card
  • 44
    • Eliaquim Mangala Red Card
  • 45
    • Lionel Messi Penalty - Scored
  • 45+1
    • Munir El Haddadi Goal
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 45
    • On: Aymen Abdennour | Off: Fabián Orellana
  • 52
    • Lionel Messi Goal
  • 65
    • On: Sergi Roberto | Off: Ivan Rakitic
  • 67
    • Andrés Iniesta Yellow Card
  • 73
    • On: Simone Zaza | Off: Munir El Haddadi
  • 74
    • On: André Gomes | Off: Rafinha
  • 77
    • André Gomes Yellow Card
  • 84
    • On: Zakaria Bakkali | Off: João Cancelo
  • 86
    • Lionel Messi Yellow Card
  • 89
    • André Gomes Goal
  • 90+1
    • Martin Montoya Yellow Card
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
Barcelona Logo Barcelona BAR Valencia VCF Valencia Logo
Barcelona
No. Name
Saves 3
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
65' 20  Sergi Roberto
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
8 Andrés Iniesta  67'
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
12 Rafinha
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
74' 21  André Gomes  77' 89'
Goals 1
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
9 Luis Suárez  35'
Goals 1
  • Shots 6
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
11 Neymar
Goals 0
  • Shots 7
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 2
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
10 Lionel Messi  45' 52' 86'
Goals 2
  • Shots 8
  • 4 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Estadio Camp Nou
  • ,
  • ATTENDANCE: 78,675

Match Commentary

90'+2' Match ends, Barcelona 4, Valencia 2.
90' Second Half ends, Barcelona 4, Valencia 2.
90'+1' Martín Montoya (Valencia) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Match Stats

BAR
VCF

Possession

72% 28%

Shots (on Goal)

28 (12)
6 (5)
BAR VCF
4 Fouls 12
3 Yellow Cards 4
0 Red Cards 1
2 Offsides 2
6 Corner Kicks 3
3 Saves 8

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Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Real Madrid 27 +43 65
2 Barcelona 28 +56 63
3 Sevilla FC 28 +18 57
4 Atletico Madrid 28 +29 55
5 Villarreal 28 +19 48
6 Real Sociedad 28 +3 48
7 Athletic Bilbao 28 +3 44
8 Eibar 28 +5 41
9 Espanyol 28 +1 40
10 Alavés 28 -4 40
11 Celta Vigo 27 -5 38
12 Las Palmas 28 -1 35
13 Real Betis 28 -13 31
14 Valencia 28 -13 30
15 Málaga 28 -12 27
16 Deportivo La Coruña 28 -12 27
17 Leganes 28 -19 26
18 Sporting Gijón 28 -26 21
19 Granada 28 -33 19
20 Osasuna 28 -39 11

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