Beyond the 1-0 win against Atletico Madrid which maintains the difference of 11 points compared to real Madridinside Barcelona everyone is talking about Lionel Messi. Also this Sunday the Camp Nou cheered for the return of the Argentine world champion, in a week in which rumors about the alleged contract that the management has already prepared to put the ‘Pulce’ at the top of the standings have rekindled.
To the minute 10A large part of the Blaugrana fans asked for Messi, who shone in PSG’s triumph on Friday and, according to some Spanish journalists, would travel to Barcelona with his family and even put together a possible team for the ‘Last Dance’ of the Argentine.
With eight games to go, Barcelona have taken another step towards the title as with 76 points they maintain their lead of eleven over the last champion, Real Madrid.
The narrow win also helped Xavi Hernández’s side return to winning ways after back-to-back draws, both 0-0.
The “Colchonero” -which had Angel Correa, Rodrigo De Paul and Nahuel Molina- had not lost in La Liga since the beginning of January, when they fell precisely 1-0 against Barcelona, at home.
In those thirteen dates, “Cholo” Simeone’s team had managed ten wins and three draws to establish themselves in third place with 60 points.
The Argentinian coach will start on Sunday sebastian woodcock suffered their fourth defeat since taking charge of Elche in a 2-0 loss to Valencia at home.
With Lucas Boyé starting and the early entry of Lautaro Blanco, Beccacece’s team added another defeat that brings them ever closer to the Second Division.
Elche have won just one of their last nine games and with just 13 points they have little mathematical chance of achieving the feat of dodging relegation.
Nicolás Fernández Mercau also joined the local side, who had Axel Werner and Lisandro Magallán on the bench.
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