Barcelona climbed to second place in the La Liga table with a victory over Athletic Bilbao.
According to News i, Barcelona defeated Athletic Bilbao 2-1 on Sunday night in the 21st week of La Liga and climbed to the second place in the table.
The Blues, who were in full control of the game in the first half, after missing a few chances, took a 1-0 lead from Lionel Messi from a free kick and went into the locker room with a victory.
At the beginning of the second half, Athletic equalized the game. Jordi Alba mistakenly opened their gates. The Blues were able to score the second goal. Antoine Griezmann scored with a Mingsa pass to open the visitors’ goal.
With this victory, Barça gained 40 points and was in the second place with a better goal difference than Real Madrid, and the whites fell one step.
Atletico Madrid leads La Liga with one game less and 50 points. Roque Blanco faced Cadiz on Sunday and defeated his guests 4: 2. Luis Suarez doubled and Saul Niges and Koke scored the other red and white goals.