Barcelona is one of the two most successful team in La Liga and they won the last season La Liga title. But in the ongoing season, they failed to remain unbeaten like the last season and as a result, they are currently standing on 2nd position. Sevilla is holding the top position right now. Barcelona played eight matches including their last match where they won four times so far. They have drawn three matches and lost once. In the ongoing season of La Liga, they failed to get the victory in consecutive four matches and now again Barcelona was stopped by Valencia.
Their bad luck started by playing against Girona where they made a draw by 2 – 2 goals. Following next game, they faced defeat against Leganes by 2 – 1 goal. Against Athletic Club, they made 1 – 1 draw once again and in their last match against Valencia, they have drawn the match so far. It seems that finally team Barcelona was stopped by Valencia in La Liga this time.
In the Champions League, Barcelona did play amazing football against Tottenham Hotspur but in La Liga, they are so dim once again. In the top league of Spain, once again the apprentices of Ernesto Valverde lost points. The defending champion made a draw with Valencia this time.
In last Sunday, the match in La Liga finished with a 1 – 1 goal draw. Garay scored the goal and so, at the beginning of the match, Valencia went ahead. In the first half, the goal of Lionel Messi, team Barcelona returned to the game.
At the home venue of Valencia, in the 2nd minutes of the game, Garay led the team ahead by scoring a goal. From the corner, the head of Luis Suarez touched by Pique and Garay got the ball in a blank spot. He just had to touch the ball to the post and found the goal.
In a counter attack, in 6th minutes of the game, Valencia could increase the difference. The loan player Batshuayi missed the shot. In 12th minutes the loan player from Chelsea got another chance. The Belgian player took the shot but Ter Stegen stopped it.
In 21st minutes of the game, Messi made a curve shot but Valencia stopper stopped the ball. But just two minutes later, he could not stop Messi. Suarez and Messi made give and take the ball and the Barcelona captain found the net with an amazing shot.
In the ongoing season of La Liga, it was the 6th goal of Lionel Messi and considering all the competition, it was his 11th goal in the season.
At the ending moment of the game, to sharpen the attacking division, the coach grounded Dembele and Rafinha but they failed to break their defense. By playing eight matches with 15 points considering the goal differences, Barcelona is standing on the 2nd position so far.