FC Barcelona is again a little closer to the 25th Spanish title came to be. The undefeated leader beat Athletic Bilbao on Sunday in Camp Nou with 2-0.
Barcelona had only eight minutes to the lead. Paco Alcacer pulled back the ball after an assist from Jordi Alba in the far corner.
After half an hour of play was the final score already on the scoreboard, after Lionel Messi, with a slider from the edge of the penalty area on the edge of Barcelona doubled.
Andres Iniesta was allowed midway through the second half raids. The 33-year-old midfielder was serenaded by the audience, who is hoping that he has a lucrative offer from China off and at Barcelona.
Reservedoelman Jasper Cillessen remained as usual on the bench at Barcelona, this season, all 23 of the 29 races won, and the other six duels in a draw saw end.
Barcelona booked this week, even though European success, at the expense of Chelsea to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Athletic Bilbao, that thirteenth in the Primera Division, was Thursday by Olympique Marseille off in the Europa League.