Highlights: Barcelona 2 – 2 Valencia (Match Report & Extended Highlights)

Barcelona came back from an early two goals deficit to settle for a draw in a gripping contest at Camp Nou. Zenox Sports brings you the match highlight and report.

 

Match Reports

Lionel Messi scored twice as champions Barcelona fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Valencia in LaLiga on Saturday.

The Blaugrana captain was in inspired form after it looked as though Ernesto Valverde’s call to shuffle his pack would see his side come away empty-handed as they deservedly trailed to efforts from Kevin Gameiro and Daniel Parejo.

The league leaders rallied and Messi scored either side of half-time to clinch a point in a match packed with incident.

Barca’s talisman subsequently required treatment for an apparent thigh ailment, but he returned to see out the 90 minutes as his side fell short of completing the turnaround and claiming all three points.

strike early, curling it into the bottom corner from 20 yards.

Match Statistics

Highlights: Barcelona 2 – 2 Valencia (Match Report & Extended Highlights)

Line-ups

Barcelona XI: L. Messi, T. Vermaelen, L. Suárez, Piqué, I. Rakitić, Vidal, Philippe Coutinho, M. ter Stegen, S.Roberto, Semedo, Carles Aleñá

Subs: Prince, Jordi Alba, Jeison Murillo, Lenglet, Arthur, Malcom, Iñaki Peña

Valencia XI: Garay, Gameiro, D.Wass, Parejo, Coquelin, Neto, Rodrigo, Gabriel, D. Cheryshev, Cristiano Piccini, T.Lato

Subs: Roncaglia, Kondogbia, Jaume Doménech, Mina, C.Soler, Ferrán Torres, Lee Kang-In.

Match Ratings

Highlights: Barcelona 2 – 2 Valencia (Match Report & Extended Highlights)

 

 

References: Allfootball, La Liga

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