Barcelona against Valencia has been a match full of drama and suspense as Raphinha scored the only goal of the game to help ten-men Barcelona win against Valencia.
Raphinha, the former Leeds forward guided a cross back of the Valencia net as Barca went ten points clear of Real Madrid in the league and it looks like they are going to win the league this year.
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Torres missed a penalty in the game which hasn’t created a difference in the game but Ronald Araujo’s sent off for tackling a Valencia man being the last defender could have. However, it did not do any harm and Barcelona responded well to their surprise defeat against Almeria last week.
Barca defeated Real Madrid in their last meeting and then came back to the league to register another victory against Valencia.
Barcelona is doing great in the matches recently considering their Dembele, Pedri and Lewandowski all are injured and Gavi was rested for the match due to previous suspension. However, even with all these problems they managed to go through the match against Valencia.
Barcelona was not happy after their appeals for a penalty for a challenge on Kessie was denied by the referee of the match.
Even after winning against Real Madrid in their last meeting, Xavi was facing criticism for losing in the battle of possession against their rivals in el clasico. However, it now has been evident that Barca’s defense has been pivotal for their title challenge this season.