La Liga matchday 19 roundup

La Liga Matchday 19 Round Up: Barcelona Return to Top Form

Barcelona picked up an emphatic 4-0 win at Eibar with the entire MSN trio getting on the scoresheet. Barca had previously experienced a dip in form which attracted a host of critics, but Barca have done superbly well to put that bad spell behind them.

Denis Suarez opened the scoring for Barca before Suarez found Messi with an exquisite through ball which the Argentinian duly converted. Suarez then got his name on the scoresheet as Barcelona’s tally went up to three goals.

Neymar scored the final goal of the game to seal the 4-0 thumping of Eibar.

Real Sociedad closed in on Atletico Madrid following a 1-0 win over Celta Vigo. Juanmi scored the game’s only goal as Sociedad closed in on Atletico Madrid who currently sits in fourth place by virtue of goal difference.

Athletic Bilbao held Atletico Madrid to a 2-2 draw which had a significant effect on the league standings regarding the top four race. Inigo Lekue and Oscar de Marcos were on target for Bilbao whilst Atletico Madrid’s goals came through Gabi and Griezmann.

Las Palmas and Deportivo played out a 1-1 draw with Florin Andone rescuing a draw for the away side. Las Palmas’ goal came courtesy of Ezequiel Garcia. Alaves and Leganes were also involved in a stalemate, but a relatively more intriguing one as the game ended 2-2.

Victor Laguardia opened the scoring for Las Palmas before Guerrero pegged one back for the away side. Goals from Mendez and Pablo Insua cancelled each other out as the game ended 2-2.

Real Madrid suffered an injury blow as Marcelo limped off the field against Malaga. Sergio Ramos scored a brace to ensure Madrid went away with the three points. Juanpi scored a consolation goal for Malaga as Los Blancos retained top spot.

Villarreal suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of Valencia as goals from Carlos Soler and Santi Mina saw Valencia pull off an upset.

Granada was swept away by the Espanyol’s masterclass as they put three goals past Guillermo Ochoa courtesy of Reyes, Pablo Piatti and Marc Navarro. Andreas Pereira was on target for Granada despite the goal having no significant impact on the game.

Sevilla saw off the challenge of Osasuna as Sampaoli’s men secured a 4-3 win. Vincente Iborra bagged a brace for Sevilla with Franco Vazquez and Pablo Sarabia also getting on the scoresheet.

Vincente Iborra scored an own goal for Osasuna with Sergio Leon and Kenan Kodro also bagging one apiece at the Estadio El Sadar.

La Liga Table after ​Matchday 19

La Liga matchday 19 table

Highlights of La Liga Matchday 19 Games

Eibar vs Barcelona

 

Real Madrid vs Malaga

 

Athletic Bilbao vs Atletico Madrid

 

Osasuna vs Sevilla

 

Villarreal vs Valencia

 

About the Author Phillip Ekuwem

Phillip is a football writer with an immense love and passion for the beautiful game. He’s well versed in European football as he enjoys watching the Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga and the Serie A.

Leave a Comment: