In football’s La Liga title race, Barcelona has finished third after the match on Thursday. After Sevilla’s Victory in another league match, Barcelona’s team came in fourth in the race for this title. At the same time, in the match yesterday, Barcelona took the lead by beating Getafe 5–2 in La Liga and moved up one place. Lionel Messi of the Barcelona team performed flawlessly in this match. However, it initially kept Getafe tangled, and kept from scoring goals.
Barcelona took the lead in the eighth minute with a goal by Lionel Messi assisted by Sergio Busquets. Lionel Messi scored an opening goal at the gate in this match. However, Getafe also equalized with a goal. After this, it could not score any other goals in the first half. Getafe wanted to hold Barcelona and was playing defending in this match. At the same time, Barcelona was playing quietly. Messi scored again in the first half.
In the 28th minute, Sofian Chakla scored a new own goal for Getafe. In the 33rd minute, Barcelona leads 3: 1 with a new goal by Lionel Messi. Enes Ünal reduced the lead in the 69th minute with a penalty after fouling by Uruguayan stopper Ronald Araujo. In the 86th minute, Araujo scored another goal and Antoine Griezmann scored from the penalty spot for 5: 2 in the 93rd minute.
The Barcelona team performed well in the first half of the match. At the same time, the second half Getafe tried to comeback in the match. Getafe continued to defend very deeply in the second half. Although sometimes the team was also being aggressive. Ronald Arujo fouled Anse Amatnalal. At the same time, Messi showed well in the second half and scored an excellent goal. Barcelona won the match and came third in the title race.
Barca is currently five points behind Atletico and two behind Real. Surprisingly, Sevilla also joined the race for the title, six points behind leader Atletico.
Barcelona beats Getafe in La Liga by 5-2
Goals: 1-0 Messi 8, 1-1 Lenglet OG 12, 2-1 Chakla 28, 3-1 Messi 33, 3-2 Unal 69, 4-2 Araujo 87, 5-2 Griezmann 90+3
Bookings: Lenglet, Araujo
Barcelona: ter Stegen, Alba, Lenglet, Pique, Mingueza, de Jong, Busquets, Roberto, Pedri, Griezmann, Messi
Substitutions: Umtiti, Araujo, Trinaco
Getafe: Soria, Iglesias, Dakonam, Chakla, Chema, Suarez, Maksimovic, Alena, Cucurella, Kubo, Angel
Substitutions: Abdulai, Unal, Josete, Akurugu, Arambarri
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