Barcelona beat Espanyol 1–0 on Wednesday night in the Spanish Football League ‘La Liga’. With this, the team now stands firmly at number two in the title contention. Real Madrid topped the points table with 77 points. Barcelona are one point behind.
The team that topped the points table will be champions, now 3 matches of Barcelona and 4 riyals are left in the league. After the tournament is over, the team at the top will be the champion. As such, Barcelona are hoping to lose the Reals in the next matches to capture the title. If Real loses two of their matches, then Barcelona’s hopes of becoming champions will increase.
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In the match, one player from each team got the red card, the lone goal in the match was scored by Luis Suarez in the 56th minute. In the match, the umpire gave a red card to each player of both the teams and removed him from the field. The card was won by Ansu Fati of Barcelona in the 50th and Espanyol’s Pol Lozano in the 53rd minute.
Barcelona has completed 9 thousand goals in all the official tournaments. 9 thousand goals have been completed in all the official tournaments of Barcelona. Barcelona achieved this feat with Ansu Fati scoring in the 87th minute against Villarreal in the last match. Out of these 9 thousand goals, team captain and 6-time Belen de Orr Lionel Messi has scored 630 goals ie 7%. The first official goal from Barcelona was in April 1909. Barcelona won 4–1 in the match held at home on Villarreal on Sunday night.