Deportivo Alavés vs Barcelona (0-2)

Carles Alena and Luis Suarez scored as a city took another massive step towards defensive their LaLiga title with a 2-0 win at Deportivo Alaves.

Lionel Messi and Jordi Alba were among the celebs named on the bench by Ernesto Valverde, United Nations agency lively Ivan Rakitic entirely, however, Barca relieved to triumph at Mendizorroza on Tuesday.

Alena and Suarez struck among the house of six second-half minutes to spice up Barca earlier than their Champions League semi-final clash with urban center next week.

The Catalan giants confirmed as LaLiga champions for the eighth time in eleven seasons ought to nearest rivals Atletico Spanish capital lose reception to Valencia on a weekday.

Suarez and Philippe Coutinho had early efforts blocked and therefore the striker then saw his shot unbroken out by the legs of goalkeeper Fernando Pacheco once Ousmane Dembele fed him.

Arturo Gore Vidal headed Dembele’s rightist cross over with Gerard Pique on the face of it during a higher position behind him as Barca wanted the breakthrough.

Barca had created few possibilities in Messi’s absence; however, they took the lead within the 54th minute.

Sergi Roberto, United Nations agency switched from left-back to right-back at half-time, founded Alena with an explicit pass, and he beat Pacheco with a placed left-footed end.

It was presently 2-0 in unusual circumstances, Pique having a goal dominated out for offside as a volt-ampere review instead led to a penalty for a handball by Tomas Pina.

Pacheco selected correctly in diving to his left however Suarez’s penalty beat him for pace, and despite Barca taking a two-goal advantage, Valverde sent Messi on for Dembele.

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54′BarcelonaC. Alena
60′BarcelonaL. Suarez (pen.)


Deportivo Alavés Lineups

1Fernando Pacheco
2Carlos Vigaray
5Víctor Laguardia
4Rodrigo Ely
15Ximo Navarro
3Rubén Duarte
9Diego Rolán
22Mubarak Wakaso
8Tomás Pina
18Borja Bastón

Barcelona Lineups

1Marc-André ter Stegen
2Nélson Semedo
3Gerard Piqué
23Samuel Umtiti
20Sergi Roberto
22Arturo Vidal
5Sergio Busquets
21Carles Aleñá
11Ousmane Dembélé
9Luis Suárez
7Philippe Coutinho


Deportivo Alavés – Barcelona Match Statistics

Deportivo Alavés


6Shots Total17
1Shots on goal6
4Shots off goal5
1Shots blocked6
4Shots inside box12
2Shots outside box5
23%Possession Time77%
228Passes Total767
154Accurate Passes676
68%Accurate Passes%88%

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