FC Barcelona defeated Huesca 4–1 in the La Liga match with the help of two goals from star footballer Lionel Messi. With this victory, Barcelona have narrowed the gap with Atlético Madrid to the top of the points table, Xinhua reported.
From Barcelona, Messi scored a goal in the 13th minute of the match to give the team an early lead. Shortly before the first half was over, Griezmann scored another goal in the 35th minute to make the score 2–0. By the end of the first half, Barcelona had taken a 2–0 lead over Huesca.
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At the beginning of the second half, Huesca returned and Rafa Mir scored a brilliant goal to reduce the lead. Then Barcelona’s Oscar Minagueza scored in the 53rd minute to make the score 3-1 and put pressure on Huesca.
After taking the lead, Barcelona had a challenge to maintain this lead and Huesca was trying to equalize. While Huesca was trying to reduce the lead, Messi scored another goal in the 90th minute to put Barcelona ahead 4–1. Huesca could not score a goal after this and suffered a loss.
After this win, Barcelona have 59 points in 27 matches and their margin is four points with first-placed Atlético Madrid taking 63 points in 27 matches.