FC Barcelona are the latest rounds opened up for excitement in the Primera Division with two drawn games in a row.
Saturday night was Barcelona then try to win in the league again, as Valladolid was visiting.
It succeeded, even if it was just for a narrow 1-0 victory on a goal by Lionel Messi in a penalty kick.
With six minutes again of the fight it should have been 2-0, when increasing the argentinian allowed himself to abuse even a penalty kick.
With the victory created the Barcelona additional distance to the pursuers and reached 54 points in the first place.
Messi kicking penalties. Photo: Albert Gea/Ritzau Scanpix
Atlético Madrid won the previous Saturday's 1-0 home win over Rayo Vallecano on a goal by Antoine Griezmann a quarter of an hour before time.
Thus were the two defeats in a row replaced by the victory and three points, Atlético are in second place with 47 points in 24 matches like Barcelona.
Real Madrid following with 45 points and 21 matches.
Barcelona had both Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho on the bench, and instead was lejespilleren Kevin-Prince Boateng.
Ghaneseren was thus playing in the league for the first time since the switch in January.
the Background was enough, to Barcelona in the coming week meetings of the French Lyon at stamford bridge in the Champions League.
After 41 minutes was Gerard Pique overthrown in the field by captain Michel Herrero, and Barcelona were awarded a penalty kick.
It was mutual for Lionel Messi, who probably brought Barcelona ahead 1-0 with his league goal number 22 of the season.
Shortly before the raiders had Valladolid otherwise a great option, as a counter resulted in a chance which was not taken advantage of.
With the late scoring went Barcelona to break in front 1-0, and with a quarter turn of the purge was the lead not expanded.
Luis Suarez replaced Boateng after an hour, and with 20 minutes again it was Coutinho sent on the track.
It smelt of a major victory with a lot of opportunities for Barcelona, but since Messi suffered himself to burn her penalty kick in the final phase, were not scored more.
Mathias Jensen got the last 20 minutes on the track, since Celta Vigo at home lost 1-4 to Levante.
Pione Sisto sat on the bench throughout the draw for Celta Vigo, which got Ryad Boudebouz expelled with a red card after 49 minutes.
Martin Braithwaite was with until the last quarter, en Leganes lost 0-3 away to Real Sociedad.
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