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Espanyol registered only their second win of the season by beating struggling Deportivo de La Coruna 4-1.
With Messi scoring nine goals in his first five league games, Girona put Pablo Maffeo on the No. 10. It almost worked and Barca have to learn from it.
Ernesto Valverde praised his Barcelona side and insisted that the team are getting stronger following their victory over Girona.
Barcelona maintained their perfect to start the season with the help of two own goals to down Girona 3-0.
Lionel Messi endured a frustrating night as he was man-marked by on loan Manchester City defender Pablo Maffeo in Barcelona's 3-0 win over Girona.
Despite being far from their best and an unusually quiet performance from Lionel Messi, Barca cruised to a 3-0 win over new Catalonia rivals Girona.