FC Barcelona defeated Leganes 3-1 in their own stadium. Hat-trick was scored by Leo Messi. For guests in the 68th minute, El Zhar came in.
FC Barcelona took another step towards the championship crown. From the beginning of the legends of Leganes it was obvious that the goals for the hosts were a matter of minutes. The shots of Philippe Coutinho and Gerard Pique defended the goalkeeper or they were inaccurate. In turn, in the 19th minute, Luis Suarez came close at Pichu Cuellar .
The premier goal fell in the 27th minute. With a free kick from around 25 meters, Lionel Messi struck , the badly placed goalkeeper could not defend the shot. Five minutes later the second goal was scored. Messi received the ball in the penalty area from Philippe Coutinho and the rival on the back ran a few meters. A shot from about 11 meters was a formality.
In the second part, Leganes showed claws several times. In the 49th minute the substitute Claudio Beauvue kept his head down. In 67th minute, Darko Brasanac shot through. In the meantime Pique missed the goal.
The guests caught the contact in the 68th minute. Nabil El Zhar hit the penalty box precisely and it only got 2-1. Barcelona did not panic, it only played its own. In the 81th minute Suarez did not hit a few meters. Messi was more effective. The Argentinian, two minutes before the end, hitting six meters, completed the hat-trick and determined the result of the game.