Real Valladolid vs Barcelona: Vidal scores only goal as Barca win 1-0

Real Valladolid vs Barcelona: Vidal scores only goal as Barca win 1-0

- Real Valladolid vs Barcelona ended in a 1-0 away win in favour of Quique Setien's side

- Chilean star Arturo Vidal scored the only goal of the game in the first half

- Barcelona are still in strong contention with rivals Real Madrid for La Liga title

Real Valladolid vs Barcelona saw the end in a 1-0 to the defending champions as they reduce the lead at the top of La Liga to one point.

Arturo Vidal grabbed the only goals of the game as Quique Setien's men are not giving up on the title race yet.

Antoine Griezman had lier missed an earlier chance to put la Blaugrana in the lead but the spurned his effort on goal.

Real Valladolid vs Barcelona: Vidal scores only goal as Barca win 1-0

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But in the 15th minute, Lionel Messi equaled Xavi Hernandez's record for the most assists in a La Liga season, as he provided his 20th of the season for Vidal who also produced an instinctive finish.

The Barca almost got his name on the scoresheet but his effort on goal went just wide as the Catalan club went into the break with a 1-0 lead.

Valladolid came out in search of an equalizer as the Enes Unal had his effort saved by Marc-Andre ter Stegen on the hour mark.

Messi free-kick later on was also saved by Valladolid shot-stopper Jordi Masip as the match ended in 1-0 win.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Antonine Griezmann will not be sold by Barcelona as speculated in the past few months, amid reports of a personal meeting with the Frenchman.

Several reports have claimed that the France international would leave the club after failing to live up to the billing at the Camp Nou.

And the Spanish champions are looking to balance their finances in the summer, due to the outbreak of the pandemic.

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