Barça won 5-2 against Getafe on Thursday night in La Liga, with a brace from Lionel Messi and a penalty from Antoine Griezmann. With one game less, the Catalan club are two points behind Real Madrid.
Barça resumes its march forward. A week and a half after its stinging defeat in the Clasico, the Catalan club, just crowned in the Copa del Rey, won Thursday night 5-2 against Getafe. With one game still to catch up, Ronald Koeman’s men are five points behind Atlético de Madrid and two over Real.
Lionel Messi still enjoyed this meeting. He was able to quickly open the scoring (8th), then offered himself a double to bring the score to 3-1 (33rd). The Argentinian number 10 also delivered an assist to Ronald Araujo at the end of the game (87th), and allowed Antoine Griezmann to obtain a penalty and transform it into added time (90th + 3).
The ball that revived Barça
This match was also marked by two goals against his own camp. The first in favor of Getafe, signed Clément Lenglet (12th, 1-1). The second, funny, is by Sofian Chakla (28th). Note also that the team from the suburbs of Madrid managed to reduce the score to 3-2 in the second half, thanks to a penalty from Enes Unal (69th).
The rest of the championship for Barça will take place on the Villarreal pitch on Sunday afternoon (4:15 p.m.). The Camp Nou will then be the scene of the Granada reception on Thursday evening (7 p.m.).