Elche – Barcelona appears superior against Elche. Through both its star slick performance, Messi and Neymar, Barcelona won a landslide six goals without reply.
|Neymar celebrates his
second goal with Lionel Messi and Xavi Hernandez.|
Even without Luis Suarez on front lines, Barca had no trouble at all. In the 35th minutes, they opened the scoring through Pique action. 1-0 for Barcelona survived until the first half of game.
In the 55th minutes, Barca got a penalty after Neymar was fouled in the penalty box. Messi, who became the executor did not waste the opportunity and Barca were 2-0. In standing behind two goals, Elche had to play with 10 mens after Fajr get a second yellow card. Barca increasingly dominated the game.
Neymar, who previously did pentetration into Elche penalty areas, added two more goals in the 69th and 71th minutes. Both are created thanks to Messi’s assist. Barcelona was getting well ahead 4-0.
In the 88th minutes, Messi scored his second goal in this match and the score changed to 5-0. While the Blaugrana born last goal in injury time through the action of Pedro.
With this result, Barca is in second place collecting 47 points and trailed by a point behind Real Madrid. While Elche is in the 17th position with 17 points.
Watch the video highlights Elche vs Barcelona 24 January 2015 below
Elche: Tyton (GK), Suarez, Pelegrin, Roco (Subs: Domingo 61’), Aaron (Subs: Coro 82’), Gonzalez (Lomban 70’), Fajr, Victor Rodriguez, Pasalic, Jonathas.
Barcelona: Bravo (GK), Montoya, Bartra, Pique, Alba (Subs: Busquets 70’), Mascherano (Subs: Adriano 70’), Xavi (Subs: Sergi Roberto 72’), Rafinha, Pedro, Messi, Neymar.