FC Barcelona has received three league video games in a row for the primary time this season. Ronald Koeman’s staff was too robust for Granada on Saturday, partly resulting from two objectives from Lionel Messi, 0-4. Actual Madrid misplaced factors in opposition to Osasuna on a snowy discipline: 0-0.
Fourth draw for Actual Madrid
Barcelona additionally received the away video games in opposition to SD Huesca (0-1) and Athletic Membership (2-3) this calendar yr and is now the quantity three in La Liga. Messi is after three matches in 2021 on 4 objectives and an help. With eleven hits this season, he’s ‘simply’ once more the highest scorer in Spain.
Barcelona already determined the sport in Granada within the first half. Antoine Griezmann opened the rating within the twelfth minute with some fortune. The house staff hoped for offside, however the ball reached the Frenchman via the leg of a participant from the house staff.
Twenty minutes later it was 0-2 by way of Messi. The ‘Barça’ captain was given an excessive amount of house on the sting of the penalty space and curled the ball properly into the intersection with the left. Simply earlier than half time, Messi additionally signed for the 0-3 with a low free kick. It was the thirty seventh time that the Argentinian scored in La Liga from a direct free kick.
Within the 63rd minute Griezmann additionally scored for the second time. The attacker took the ball with the left after a pleasant cross from fellow countryman Ousmane Dembélé and shot with the correct hit from a troublesome angle. Koeman was then capable of give Messi and Frenkie de Jong 25 minutes relaxation and Jesús Vallejo was nonetheless crimson at Granada.
Sergio Busquets performed his 600th official match for FC Barcelona. He’s the fourth participant to achieve this milestone after Xavi (767), Messi (752) and Andrés Iniesta (674). Sergiño Dest participated for ninety minutes in Granada.
Actual Madrid performed for the second time within the final three matches and for the fourth time this season. Zinedine Zidane’s staff got here no additional than a goalless draw in opposition to nineteen Osasuna.
As elsewhere in Spain, it has snowed loads in Pamplona. It was even questionable on Friday whether or not the collection of Actual Madrid might fly to the town. Quite a lot of snow needed to be cleared earlier than the sport and it additionally snowed through the recreation.
Actual had 70 p.c of the ball and within the second half the staff additionally received the ball within the web twice, however the objectives of Karim Benzema and Sergio Ramos have been rejected resulting from offside. Actual’s lead over Barcelona is barely three factors. Atlético stays the chief.
Sevilla received 3-2 in opposition to Actual Sociedad by a hat-trick by Youssef En Nesyri. After fourteen minutes it was already 2-2 and En Nesyri made the profitable objective within the first minute after the break. Luuk de Jong was solely allowed to come back in for the person of the match within the 89th minute.
View the stand, the outcomes and this system in La Liga