The Argentine executed a free kick masterfully but Barcelona fell from home 2-1 to Osasuna and gave La Liga to Madrid.
Barcelona received Osasuna with the obligation to win at the Camp Nou to put pressure on Real Madrid and see if he could stretch the definition of La Liga until at least the weekend, although a victory for the Whites this Thursday against Villarreal sentenced the tournament regardless of the result of the cules.
Despite the urgency, the Blaugranas did not start well and the one who took advantage was Osasuna through José Manuel Arnaiz, who with a great first shot put the ball next to the post to complete a great counterattack action and put the partial 1-0 at 15 of the first half.
Barcelona showed little in the first half, but after the break returned with other spirits and equality came in the 60th minute with a free kick goal by Lionel Messi, the best at home due to scandal. The left-hander nailed it next to a stick to make it 1-1.
Barcelona kept pressing but could not get both the advantage to put pressure on Madrid, who beat Villarreal 2-1 with an ear in what happened at the Camp Nou. On the end, Osasuna took advantage of the local apathy and managed to take all three points thanks to the goal of Roberto Torres in the discount.
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