Barcelona defeat Alaves in tough La Liga match

Barcelona defeat Alaves in tough La Liga match

- Barcelona on Sunday night came back from a goal down to beat Alaves 2-1

- Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi scored the two goals for the Catalan giants

- Barcelona remain on the top of the La Liga standings with 57 points

Barcelona on Sunday night, January 28 continued with their impressive performance this season in the Spanish La Liga after beating Alaves 2-1 at the Camp Nou.

But Barcelona had to come back from a goal down to win the match thanks to Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi who scored the two goals for the Catalan giants.

The visitors scored the first goal in the 23rd minute when Ibai Gomez delivered a wonderful pass, and John Guidetti wasted no time to score.

Barcelona defeat Alaves in tough La Liga match

Barcelona defeat Alaves in tough La Liga match (photo: UK Guardian)

Barcelona failed to find the back of the net in the first half as the two teams went into the break with Alaves leading.

The Catalan giants had to wait till the 72nd minute before Luis Suarez equalized for them after being assisted by Andres Iniesta.

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Paulinho had a superb chance to increase the scoreline for Barcelona in the 77th minute, but his shot was well saved by Alaves goalkeeper.

Lionel Messi's wonderful free kick in the 84th minute condemned Alaves to a 2-1 defeat as Barcelona continued their unbeaten run this season.

Barcelona are still topping the Spanish La Liga with 57 points after 21 games played this term.

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