Barcelona eased past Real Valladolid in a narrow 1nil victory which saw Arturo Vidal scored in the first half of the encounter.
First Half Report
Barcelona managed to score just one goal in the first 45 minutes of the encounter.
It took 15 minutes for Barca to get their goal through Arturo Vidal thanks to assistance from Lionel Messi.
Griezmann should have made it two immediately but he totally miskicked a clear goal scoring opportunity to hit target.
Sergi Guardiola almost made count for Real Valladolid but his effort could not hit the target.
It ended first 45 minutes 1-0 in favour of Barcelona over Valladolid who gave a good account of themselves.
Second Half Report
The second 45 minutes resumed with Valladolid reorganizing their defense which made it hard for their opponent to break down.
Kike Perez came close on two occasions but his efforts were no good to make it count for his side.
Barcelona front three of Messi, Suarez and Griemann threatened the Real Valladolid defenders throughout the game.
Despite all every efforts made by the laliga Champions to get another goal none was able to go in.
The match ended in the 1nil scoreline giving Barcelona hopes of catching up with league leader Real Madrid.
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