While waiting for Real Madrid’s reply to Girona on Sunday, Barça shares the La Liga poster with its best enemy this Saturday evening. A small miracle of the scenario of the visit of the Blaugranas to Mestalla. Saved by a hand that will have deprived Valencia and Lino of the opener at the start of the second period, the Catalans made the difference at the very end of the match, thanks to the inevitable Lewandowski.

It was on a ball dropped in the opponent’s box by Raphinha that the Polish striker found the fault, with a tackled and cross enough recovery to hit the mark (0-1, 90e+3). sun 13e but already in league – 18e in 17 Champions League encounters include. An achievement synonymous with 10e Victory in the league for the Barcelonans. And a second setback in a row for the Valencians confined to 10e rank.

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On the other hand, everything did not smile on the men of Xavi this Saturday since Koundé left on injury, struck down in the 74e minute before a live double to the left thigh. The same one that earned him three weeks of absence between the months of September and October. To be followed very closely 3 weeks before the World Cup and while Didier Deschamps must announce the list of his Blues on November 9th.