Barcelona proceed their unimaginable run of type in La Liga with their 11th win within the final 12 video games because of a 4-1 victory over Huesca at Camp Nou. Barça dominated the worst workforce within the league and scored some actually good objectives, they usually’ve now lower Atlético Madrid’s result in simply 4 factors to really make this a title race.
Barça had been in full management all through the primary half, dominating possession and sending loads of our bodies ahead regardless of taking part in with a again three, they usually didn’t need to work too laborious to create good probabilities towards the Huesca protection.
The Blaugrana hit the crossbar twice and got here shut on different alternatives, they usually scored two stunning objectives: first Lionel Messi curled a magnificence into the highest nook that bounced off the crossbar twice earlier than stepping into, and Antoine Griezmann did an exquisite Messi in Paris impression and scored a screamer from exterior the field.
Barça had been prepared to enter halftime with a deserved two-goal lead, however the referees determined to present Huesca an opportunity within the recreation: Rafa Mir couldn’t attain a cross contained in the field, and after the ball was gone he was barely touched by Marc-André ter Stegen and dived spectacularly out of bounds, and in some way the referee and VAR each purchased the simulation and gave Huesca a penalty.
Rafa Mir stepped up and scored, and at halftime this was in some way a recreation regardless of true dominance from Barça.
Fortunately for Barça the late Huesca purpose within the first half didn’t change the sport because the Blaugrana continued to be by far and away the dominant pressure on the pitch, and Óscar Mingueza scored an exquisite header from a Messi cross early within the second half to double Barça’s lead and make issues extra comfy.
Huesca didn’t hand over after conceding and made the sport troublesome, sending our bodies ahead and creating an enormous probability for Rafa Mir who was on their lonesome only one yard from purpose, however he tried to chest the ball residence with some fashion and in some way despatched it over the bar in laughable vogue.
The ultimate 20 minutes weren’t very enjoyable to look at as Huesca tried to assault however lacked high quality and Barça had been very happy to present the away workforce the ball and defend their purpose. There was nonetheless time for Messi to attain once more from exterior the field, this time with the assistance of a deflection. The ultimate whistle ultimately got here, and Barça have gained once more to place actual strain on Atlético on the high.
A visit to Anoeta is up subsequent earlier than the worldwide break, and Barça are going into that one in nice type.
Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Mingueza, De Jong (Araujo 63’), Lenglet; Dest (Moriba 69’), Busquets, Pedri (Puig 85’), Alba; Messi, Dembélé (Braithwaite 85’), Griezmann (Trincão 69’)
Objectives: Messi (13’, 90’), Griezmann (35’), Mingueza (53’)
Huesca: Fernández; Maffeo (López 78’), Pulido, Siovas, Insua (Vavro 78’), Galán; Ferreiro (Ontiveros 78’), Doumbia (Seoane 60’), Rico; Escriche (Gómez 60’), Mir
Purpose: Rafa Mir (pen 45’+4)