Barcelona secure 2-0 victory over Osasuna to close in on Atletico at the top. Messi with two assist to set up a crucial Barca win, according to Goal.com
The first half had few chances, but Barcelona took the lead when Messi’s curled throughball was collected by Alba who thumped a brilliant finish past Herrera. Moriba gathered a neat lay off from Messi and finish past Herrera to double their lead.
30 minutes into the game, Messi drops deep into midfield and hits a wonderful through ball in behind to Alba and the defender lashes a vicious shot into the roof of the net from a tight angle to give Barca the lead.
Messi collects it on the edge of the box and lays it off to Moriba who feints past David Garcia, before curling a wonderful effort from 20 yards to score to double Barca’s lead and seal three points for them.