Paco Alcacer scored his first goal as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao by 3-0
Paco Alcacer score his first La Liga goal for his club as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao by 3-0 in an important fixture.
Barcelona added valuable three points into their account as they beat Athletic Bilbao by 3-0 to move within one point of Real Madrid at the top of the La Liga table.
The goals were scored by Alcacer (18′ minutes), Messi (40′ minutes) and Vidal (67′ minutes) for Barcelona.This marked marked the return of Yeray Alvarez (At Bilbao) just 43 days after he was a diagnosed with testicular cancer.
Barcelona’s £27m summer signing Paco Alcacer opened the score sheet for Barca and it was his first goal for the Club since his signing.He passed Neymar’s cross from 10 yards into the net.
Barcelona were pressed by hard-working Athletic side and Bilbao created few chances to score but their confidence were not enough as Barcelona were able to pick holes in Athletic’s defense.
Lionel Messi doubled the lead at the 40th minute to shatter all the hopes of Bilbao,Messi scored a great goal from a brilliant free-kick.The goal marked his 18th La Liga free-kick goal for Barcelona.
Vidal scored the third goal for Barca to seal three important points for the club.He scored when his left foot effort beat Iraizoz at Athletic Bilbao goal to make the score line 3-0.
Barcelona are placed second in La Liga table with 45 points behind Real Madrid by just one point who has two match in hand,while Athletic Bilbao are now at 8th place with 36 points.