FC Barcelona took three factors at Huesca on Sunday due to Frenkie de Jong. A purpose from the Dutchman was sufficient for a victory over the past participant: 0-1. Atlético Madrid is again within the lead in La Liga attributable to a victory at Alavés (1-2).
Atlético escapes due to Suárez
Barcelona was the mother or father from the primary minute visiting Huesca, however the staff of coach Ronald Koeman did not make the distinction. Lionel Messi and De Jong did that after half an hour of play.
The Argentinian, who performed his five hundredth league recreation for Barcelona, discovered the profound De Jong with a measured cross and the Orange-international tapped the ball in from shut vary. It was De Jong’s second purpose of the season.
Messi, who made his comeback after a relaxation interval, was near 0-2 simply earlier than half-time, however the 33-year-old left leg noticed his free kick cleverly turned by Huesca goalkeeper Álvaro Fernández.
Barcelona was additionally in cost after the break. Messi had a giant likelihood for a second purpose for the guests, however was unable to attain in his anniversary duel. The Catalans climb to fifth place in La Liga by means of the victory.
Atlético Madrid came over Alavés simply earlier than half-time by means of Marcos Llorente within the lead. After preparatory work by Luis Suárez, the attacking midfielder pushed the ball into the brief nook by way of the leg of a defender of Alavés: 0-1.
Atlético appeared to don’t have anything to worry from Alavés after the break, definitely not after the purple card for Víctor Laguardia after a tough deal with on Thomas Lemar, however six minutes earlier than the tip, the house staff got here alongside. Felipe shot the ball from shut vary by means of the within of the submit into his personal purpose.
The guests didn’t settle for the 1-1 and that resulted in Suárez’s successful purpose simply earlier than time. The striker tapped in his ninth league purpose of the season for an empty purpose, giving his staff the fourth victory in a row.
With the win, Atlético passes Actual Madrid, which was within the lead for some time with a 2-0 win over Celta de Vigo on Saturday. The staff of coach Diego Simeone has 38 factors, two greater than Actual. Atlético has performed two video games lower than its fellow townsman.
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