Barcelona left it late as they came back from behind to beat Leganes at home 1-2 with Luis Suarez 53 minutes goal and substitute Aturo Vidal 79 minutes as Barca escape with three points.
Substitute Arturo Vidal saved Barcelona with an aggressive late goal because the leaders of LaLiga recovered from an early happening to win 2-1 inside facet Leganes on Saturday.
Barca boss Ernesto Valverde fielded an assaultive line-up that enclosed Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann, Luis Suarez, and Ousmane Dembele during a 4-2-3-1 formation, however, it didn’t seem like paying off for large parts.
Leganes have won just the once all season, however, the underdogs took the lead through Youssef En-Nesyri’s sublime early strike before the champions hit back within the last half.
Suarez dragged his facet back on level terms, and Vidal scored in fortuitous fashion eleven minutes from time to maneuver Barca 3 points clear at the summit, the winning goal allowed to square once a var check showed the midfielder wasn’t offsides because of the ball reaching him via a Leganes player.
Barcelona lost 2-1 at Leganes last season and was behind within twelve minutes on this latest trip, En-Nesyri cutting within on his left and curling the ball into the top-left corner.
Suarez wasted one or two promising opportunities before forcing a superb tip save from Ivan Cuellar with a header from Dembele’s cross.
But the Uruguay international found how through eight minutes into the last half once being left free on the sting of the six-yard box to move in Messi’s free-kick.
Barcelona took management of the competition however was left pissed off till Vidal affected twenty-two minutes once being introduced from the bench.
Vidal was left in space to bundle the ball past Cuellar from shut vary once Dembele’s corner deflected into his path, the stumble the leg of Ruben Perez making confident the goalscorer was onside despite Leganes’ protests.