Barcelona vs Osasuna: Messi scores in Barca's 2-1 defeat to Los Rojillos

Barcelona vs Osasuna: Messi scores in Barca's 2-1 defeat to Los Rojillos

- Barcelona vs Osasuna's clash ended in a defeat for the home team

- A goal each from Arnaiz and Torres ensured the visitors outshine their hosts after regulation period

- The defeat meant Real Madrid have emerged champions for the 2019-20 season after beating Villarreal 2-1

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Barcelona suffered a disappointing 2-1 defeat to visiting Osasuna at the Camp Nou in their second to last La Liga match of the season.

The visitors grabbed the opener just after 15 minutes through a stunning strike from Jose Arnaiz with Pervis Estupinan providing the assist.

It was tough for Quique Setien to restore parity for the Catalans all through the first half of the encounter.

Barcelona vs Osasuna: Messi scores in Barca's 2-1 defeat to Los Rojillos

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After so many tries, Lionel Messi finally found the back of the net through superb freekick which hit the edge of the back before crossing the goal line.

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The hosts looked like they could overturn the result in their favour with the likes of Luis Suarez and Arturo Vidal coming on in the second half.

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But a late minute goal from Roberto Torres compounded Barca's woes as they relinquished the Spanish League title to their rivals Real Madrid.

Legit.ng earlier reported that two goals from Karim Benzema were all Real Madrid needed to clinch their 34th Spanish League title after beating visiting Villarreal 2-1 at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium.

The Frenchman opened scoring for Los Blancos just one minute before half time through a close-range shot from the right side of the six-yard box.

Having benefited from a superb run of play from playmaker Luka Modric who drove towards the danger zone with the ball before releasing it to the striker.

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Los Blancos maintained the slim lead all through the first half by dominating play all through the opening stanza but failed to add to their tally.

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