Barcelona 1 -1 valencia ; Catalans again rescued by messi

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Barcelona forward Lionel Messi,left, duels for the ball with Valencia midfielder Daniel Parejo, right , during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valencia and Barcelona, at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

Barcelona 1 -1 valencia ; Catalans again rescued by messi

 

Messi again rescued his boyhood club Barcelona on on going laliga match against valencia . The Catalans concede  an early goal in 2 minutes and Lionel Messi  scored the superb goal in 23 minutes to drew the game but surez and coutinho miss the clear chance

Leo Messi
Leo Messi

The Catalans who dropped 7 points in last three games are punished by valencia at Sunday night.Barca continued to be on the front foot in the second half, limiting Valencia’s counter attacks and camping themselves in the opponent’s half. The passing was patient and intricate, with Arthur once again at the heart of every good move made by Barca. But the Valencia defense continued to be resilient and well organized and in last the final score became 1-1.Barcelona went on to dominate possession for the majority of the game but could not find a winner. The result means they have been knocked off the top of the table and sit a point behind Sevilla  in second place

Messi at barcelona 2018
Messi at barcelona 2018

That makes it four games without a win for Barcelona in La Liga. That means Sevilla are top of the league, which makes for an interesting campaign so far. Messi’s goal was typically excellent but he was nowhere near the form he showed against Tottenham. Valencia defended very well, with Gaya and Garay, the goalscorer in the second minute, both excellent.

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