Spanish La Liga
Eibar0Barcelona4

Eibar 0-4 Barcelona

Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Neymar have 100 goals between them this season
Luis Suarez celebrates with Lionel Messi

Barcelona went 11 points clear at the top of La Liga as Lionel Messi scored twice in a comfortable win at Eibar.

Luis Suarez was also on target to take the combined tally for him, Messi and Neymar to 100 goals this season in all competitions.

Messi scored his 20th and 21st league goals of the season as Barcelona took their unbeaten run to 36 games.

Munir El Haddadi had opened the scoring early and Suarez got on the scoresheet in the closing stages.

Barcelona took just eight minutes to take the lead as Messi's fine, aerial pass freed Suarez and his cross was tapped home by El Haddadi, who was deputising for the suspended Neymar.

Eibar missed the chance to equalise when an unmarked Gonzalo Escalante volleyed wide from six yards out.

The hosts were punished three minutes before half-time when Messi produced an excellent, low finish to double Barcelona's lead.

They were awarded a penalty 15 minutes from full-time when Ivan Ramis was penalised for handling a Messi cross, and the Argentine sent the spot kick down the middle to make it 3-0.

Suarez added the fourth when he beat defender Ander Capa and scored with a low shot with six minutes to play.

Barcelona also managed their first clean sheet since early February as they closed out victory comfortably.

Second-placed Atletico Madrid are eight points back after beating Valencia 3-1 in the evening game.

Line-ups

Eibar

  • 13Riesgo
  • 7Capa
  • 3Pantic
  • 4RamisBooked at 70mins
  • 17Juncà
  • 5EscalanteSubstituted forHajrovicat 84'minutes
  • 6RadosevicBooked at 5mins
  • 14García CarrilloBooked at 82mins
  • 24González Morales
  • 18BastónSubstituted forBerjón Pérezat 68'minutes
  • 9Enrich AmetllerSubstituted forInuiat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Iruretagoiena Aranzamendi
  • 2Ansotegi
  • 8Inui
  • 11Hajrovic
  • 15Dos Santos
  • 19Luna
  • 21Berjón Pérez

Barcelona

  • 13Bravo
  • 6Alves da Silva
  • 3PiquéSubstituted forBartraat 80'minutes
  • 14MascheranoBooked at 83mins
  • 18Alba
  • 4Rakitic
  • 5BusquetsSubstituted forVermaelenat 80'minutes
  • 7TuranSubstituted forRoberto Carnicerat 80'minutes
  • 10Messi
  • 9SuárezBooked at 48mins
  • 17El Haddadi

Substitutes

  • 1ter Stegen
  • 8Iniesta
  • 15Bartra
  • 20Roberto Carnicer
  • 22Vidal Parreu
  • 23Vermaelen
  • 24Mathieu
Referee:
Alberto Undiano Mallenco
Attendance:
6,100

Match Stats

Home TeamEibarAway TeamBarcelona
Possession
Home31%
Away69%
Shots
Home7
Away10
Shots on Target
Home0
Away7
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home18
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Eibar 0, Barcelona 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Eibar 0, Barcelona 4.

Offside, Eibar. Saúl Berjón tries a through ball, but Izet Hajrovic is caught offside.

Foul by Sergi Roberto (Barcelona).

Josip Radosevic (Eibar) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt saved. Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Lionel Messi.

Foul by Munir El Haddadi (Barcelona).

Josip Radosevic (Eibar) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Eibar. Takashi Inui replaces Sergi Enrich.

Corner, Eibar. Conceded by Dani Alves.

Attempt blocked. Adrián (Eibar) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ander Capa.

Substitution

Substitution, Eibar. Izet Hajrovic replaces Gonzalo Escalante.

Goal!

Goal! Eibar 0, Barcelona 4. Luis Suárez (Barcelona) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Sergi Roberto.

Attempt missed. Aleksandar Pantic (Eibar) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Iván Ramis with a cross following a set piece situation.

Booking

Javier Mascherano (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Javier Mascherano (Barcelona).

Sergi Enrich (Eibar) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Luis Suárez (Barcelona) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Lionel Messi with a cross.

Booking

Dani García (Eibar) is shown the yellow card.

Lionel Messi (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dani García (Eibar).

Luis Suárez (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Aleksandar Pantic (Eibar).

Substitution

Substitution, Barcelona. Marc Bartra replaces Gerard Piqué.

Substitution

Substitution, Barcelona. Thomas Vermaelen replaces Sergio Busquets.

Substitution

Substitution, Barcelona. Sergi Roberto replaces Arda Turan.

Offside, Eibar. Josip Radosevic tries a through ball, but Sergi Enrich is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Adrián (Eibar) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sergi Enrich.

Goal!

Goal! Eibar 0, Barcelona 3. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Penalty conceded by Iván Ramis (Eibar) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Hand ball by Sergi Enrich (Eibar).

Arda Turan (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gonzalo Escalante (Eibar).

Attempt saved. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Iván Ramis (Eibar) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Lionel Messi (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Iván Ramis (Eibar).

Substitution

Substitution, Eibar. Saúl Berjón replaces Borja Bastón.

Foul by Sergio Busquets (Barcelona).

Gonzalo Escalante (Eibar) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 6th March 2016

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