FULL TIME – BARCELONA 4-1 HUESCA
The night belonged to Lionel Messi. His double on the day he equalled Xavi’s 767 appearances for Barcelona, was the catalyst for the three points. Griezmann ended a six week goal drought and Mingueza got his first goal for the club. All that plus a controversial Rafa Mir penalty, and one of the misses of the season. Just another day in LaLiga Santander.
Goal! Messi at the double
He started it and he finished it! Lionel Messi with another long range effort, this time curled low along the ground and into the bottom corner. Barcelona 4-1 Huesca.
Goal! 3- 1 Mingueza
A brilliant cross from Messi was placed right onto the head of an unmarked Mingueza who got Barcelona’s third of the night. Barcelona 3-1 Huesca
HALFTIME: Barcelona 2-1 Huesca
Goal! 2-1 Huesca PEN
A brilliant counter from Huesca and the cross from the right is missed by Rafa Mir, but Ter Stegen fouls the striker and a spot kick is given. He then steps up and pulls one back. Barcelona 2-1 Huesca
Goal! Griezmann adds
After some patient build up play, Barcelona get their second of the night. Griezmann picked the ball up and from 20 yards out fires the ball into the top corner. Barcelona 2-0 Huesca.
29 mins: Griezmann fires the corner to Messi who is lurking on the edge of the area, and his half volley flies wide.
16 mins: After great work from Ousmane Dembele, Messi picked up the ball and almost bagged his second of the game, but his shot from the left side was just high and wide.
Goal! Messi opens the scoring (13 mins)
Messi nips in ahead of Jorge Pulido on the edge od the area then curls the ball round the defender and in off the crossbar! For his 20th goal of the season in a very special night! Barcelona 1-0 Huesca
7 mins: Sergio Busquets spots the penalty box run of Jordi Alba but the left back just can’t get his head to it
5 mins:Lenglet makes his way into the box, but is unable to find a teammate as Barcelona take early control
Barcelona XI: Ter Stegen, Dest, Mingueza, Lenglet, Alba, Busquets, De Jong, Pedri, Messi, Dembele, Griezmann .
Huesca XI: Alvaro, Maffeo, Pulido, Siovas, Insua, Galan, Doumbia, Mikel Rico, Ferreiro, Escriche, Rafa Mir.