Barcelona beats Real Valladolid to move 7 points clear
February 17, 2019 7:55 am
Lionel Messi celebrates with team mates after scoring for Barcelona [Source: marca]
Lionel Messi scored one penalty and missed another as Barcelona beat Real Valladolid to move seven points clear at the top of La Liga.
Messi scored his 30th goal of 2018-19 when he converted his first spot-kick after Michel had fouled Gerard Pique.
The result leaves Barcelona seven points clear of Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid is third, two points behind Atletico.
Levante beat Celta Vigo 4-1, Real Sociedad won 3-0 against Laganes, and Rayo Vallecano defeated Atl Madrid 1-0.