Barcelona closed the 27th date of La Liga receiving Huesca at Camp Nou, in a day that started with various emotions and a new mark for Lionel Messi, who reached Xavi as the player with the most presences in the club, adding a total of 767 matches and with many more on the horizon. In addition to that colorful special, Koeman’s team knew he had an unbeatable opportunity to cut ground at Atletico Madrid, after his 0-0 draw against Getafe, and that he had the pressure of Real Madrid’s triumph agonizing way to retake second place in the table. In this context, Barcelona jumped into the field with the new formation that has brought fruit to the Dutch and entry imposed conditions and hierarchy to quickly open the marker. Rightly, the one who was going to be in charge of stamping the 1 to 0 was going to be Lionel Messi, with a tremendous shoe.
Lionel Messi celebrates Barcelona’s 1-0 over Huesca. Photo: Twitter @FCBarcelona_es
At 13 minutes, the man of the night turned, comfortable and hung the ball at an angle, impossible for the stretch of Alvaro Fernández. With control of the scoreboard and the game, Barca went for more and at 35 was going to reach 2-0 with another perfect shot from Antoine Griezmann.Before the close of the stage, Rafa Mir, former Barca, discounted criminal to give the Huesca the illusion. However, within 8 minutes of the second stage came the tranquility for Barca, when Mingueza headed a messi center and won in peace.
The party’s controlled process of all the aspescts led locals to wait for the ideal time to stamp the goal, which was to come back at Lionel Messi’s feet. With his traditional dribble from right to center, the Argentine topped left-handed and, with the help of a detour, scored the 4-1 final. In this way, Barcelona accumulates a streak of 15 undefeated matches, with two draws and the rest of the victories, to reach the line of 59 points. Atletico Madrid, which has already been up to date, adds 63, while Real Madrid comes from behind with 57 points, closing the list of candidates.