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Barcelona on top of La Liga after a convincing win

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Eibar hosted Barcelona as the Catalans needed the win to temporarily get on top of the league, and they did so with 3-0 win away.

A surprise inclusion for Barcelona in the starting eleven for today’s match was Samuel Umtiti.

However, the Frenchman didn’t lose stride, as he was one of the best performers at Ipura against a traditionally tough opponent.

Griezmann showed up in his probably best game for the new club.

He scored the opener after a beautiful long ball from Clement Lenglet. The Frenchmen connected via Eibar’s high defensive line, standing almost in the middle of the pitch.

After the goal, the match went routinely for the Catalans, who scored two more.

The scorers were Messi & Suarez, with Griezmann playing a big part in both goals where he didn’t score.

Suarez & Messi
EIBAR, SPAIN – OCTOBER 19: Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona (C) being followed by Paulo Oliveira of SD Eibar (L) during the Liga match between SD Eibar SAD and FC Barcelona at Ipurua Municipal Stadium on October 19, 2019 in Eibar, Spain. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Some bad news for Blaugrana arrived at the half-time when Roberto was subbed out due to knee injury.

Semedo jumped in for Spaniard, and made all the difference, completely stabilizing the right side of the pitch for Barca.

Real Madrid will try to retain the first place tonight as they face Mallorca.