Luis Enrique's team gain the points but lose Aleix Vidal with a serious injury
Barcelona needed to convince their fans, they needed to convince themselves, and they did against Alaves in a very solid performance from the team. Luis Enrique's team were better than their opponents both in the first and the second half. Between the 59th and 67th minutes the Catalans scored four goals. At half time the result was already pretty good. Messi, Neymar and Suarez all scored. It was the perfect afternoon until Aleiv Vidal picked up a seriour ankle injury with only five minutes remaining.
Suarez, Neymar and Messi were the first to score. Barcelona also got lucky in the fourth with an own goal from Alexis. Rakitic scored the fifth and then Suarez ended the party with his 18th goal of the season, which makes him the league tospcorer. Then Aleix Vidal was tackled by Theo Hernandez and suffered a serious ankle injury.
|00.0 68||%||FCB||/||00.0 32||%||Opp.|
|00.0 44||%||FCB||/||00.0 56||%||Opp.|