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3 talking points as Barcelona demolish Huesca in La Liga

Barcelona demolished Huesca at the Camp Nou after scoring four past the visitors in a 4-1 victory in the Spanish league.

Barcelona were back in action in La Liga since their disappointing exit from the UEFA Champions League. The Catalans managed to put up quite a performance against Paris Saint-Germain in the second leg as it ended in a 1-1 draw, however, the hosts qualified on the aggregate scoreline of 5-2.

The Catalans then took on Huesca at home and managed to secure a grand victory by a scoreline of 4-1. A brace from Lionel Messi followed by a goal each from Antoine Griezmann and Oscar Mingueza saw Ronald Koeman’s side pick up three points. Barca are still in the race for the Spanish title as they currently placed second and are just four points away from Atletico Madrid who gave gone through a slump in form recently.

Nonetheless, the victory against Huesca was key for Barcelona and Koeman in their attempt to win La Liga. Let us now have a look at three noticeable events from the fixture.
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Lionel Messi had found the net in the previous fixture against Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes after scoring from a distance. The captain once again scored yet another golazo for the Catalans after beating a Huesca defender before firing a shot from his left-foot into the top left corner of the goal post to give Barca the lead.

Messi then went on to score another goal before the game ended as the 33-year-old scored in the final minute of the game. Leo Messi now has 21 goals this season in the league along with seven assists in just 25 appearances so far. The 33-year-old is averaging a goal every 101 minutes in the Spanish top-flight and is on the course to win yet another top-scorer award in the league.