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Barcelona escaped thanks to penalty of loss of points against Leganes

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Barcelona escaped thanks to penalty of loss of points against Leganes

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FC Barcelona is Sunday in the game against Leganes by a late penalty kick to escape sensitive loss of points. Five days after the heavy defeat in the Champions League against Paris Saint-Germain ended the duel with the number seventeen of the Primera Division, as in 2-1.

Lionel Messi made in the last minute the winning goal from the spot. The Spaniard had earlier also been the openingsgoal made, but Unai Lopez brought the state back into balance.

Barcelona is due to the victory after 23 matches on 51 points. Leader Real Madrid has one more point, but also two games less played.

Real Madrid made this weekend, also no error and knocked Saturday Espanyol at home with 2-0. Sevilla, which is third with a gap of three points on the leader, charged with the same digits with Eibar.

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The best possible reaction after the blamage against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League. Messi scores against Leganes already after four minutes.
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Messi takes the congratulations received after his lightning-fast goal.
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Rafinha broke at the beginning of this month, his nose in a collision with his own goalkeeper and consequently as ‘the Terminator’ on the field.
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Unai Lopez gets the crowd at Camp Nou still with the surprising equalizer.
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Neymar to the ground and earns in the last minute a penalty for Barcelona.
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Messi shooting touch from the dot and keeps the titelkansen for Barcelona alive.
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Barcelona initially seemed on the way to a simple victory. Messi put the home team already in the fourth minute lead after a measured cross from Luis Suarez. Also then loved Barcelona, the pressure on the boiler, but a larger gap remained.

Halfway through the first half bite Leganes for the first time. Nabil El Zhar got the ball after a rapid outbreak, just not past Marc-André Ter Stegen. Just before half-time forced the Moroccan, the German goalkeeper again to be a tricky rescue.

In the second half got Neymar and Rafinha chances of Barcelona in the safe harbor to shoot, but also Leganes came there occasionally dangerous. Twenty minutes before time, was a substitute Lopez in the audience at Camp Nou silent when he has to reference an other alternate, Darwin Machis, the equalizer scored.

Barcelona crawled eventually by the eye of the needle when Neymar in the penalty area to wriggle out of. Messi made no mistake and shot the awarded penalty in the ninetieth minute, flawless.

View the results of the program and the position in the Primera Division

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