Messi’s late winner keeps Barcelona’s LaLiga title hopes alive

The whole football world was waiting for the most entertaining and important match of the second half of the 2016l17 LaLiga season. Of course it was the clash of the Spanish giants Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona. The Madrid side was hosting the Catalan club in their home Santiago Bernabeu stadium. More than 81000 fans were watching the match from the stands.

FB_IMG_1492984063534The game started in a way the Real Madrid wanted, as they were able to score the first goal on 28th minute of the match. At first it seemed that Barcelona was going to lose another match, as the team is in a bad physical and mental form, but the end result was going to surprise even the fans of the Barcelona. At first, Lionel Messi scored the equalizer after just 5 minutes of Madrid’s goal and the teams headed to second half with the score 1-1. Barcelona started the second half very active and was dominating. The result was the beautiful goal by the Croatian midfielder of FC Barcelona Ivan Rakitic, which is going to be one of the best goals of the weekend. Real Madrid needed just one goal to equal the score and secure their championship, but their situation worsened after their captain Sergio Ramos received a straight red card for a tackle against Messi. Everything was leading to Barcelona’s next goal when suddenly James Rodriguez of Real Madrid, who came out to the game from the bench equaled the score and Barcelona had only 5 minutes left to score another goal for the win. As always, he was there. Lionel Messi scored the third goal for Barcelona before 10 seconds of the final whistle and secured 3 points for his club, keeping the race for LaLiga alive.

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