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Barcelona beat Granada to close on Madrid

Published: Saturday 28 February 2015, 22.00CET
Goals from Ivan Rakitić, Luis Suárez and Lionel Messi gave FC Barcelona a 3-1 win against Granada CF that takes them to within a point of Liga leaders Real Madrid CF.
Barcelona beat Granada to close on Madrid
Luis Suárez and Ivan Rakitić were both on the mark for Barcelona ©AFP/Getty Images
Published: Saturday 28 February 2015, 22.00CET

Barcelona beat Granada to close on Madrid

Goals from Ivan Rakitić, Luis Suárez and Lionel Messi gave FC Barcelona a 3-1 win against Granada CF that takes them to within a point of Liga leaders Real Madrid CF.

FC Barcelona a point off Liga leaders Real Madrid CF after victory against Granada CF.
• Ivan Rakitić, Luis Suárez and Lionel Messi on the mark for Barcelona.
• Francisco Rico Castro scores penalty for Granada, who are second from bottom.
• Messi now has 27 league goals for the season.
• Madrid can restore four-point advantage with win against Villarreal CF on Sunday.

Rayo Vallecano de Madrid record 4-2 home success against struggling Levante UD.

UD Almería finish with nine men in goalless draw with RC Deportivo La Coruña.
Getafe CF four points above bottom three after 3-2 defeat at seventh-placed Málaga CF.

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Last updated: 28/02/15 23.54CET

Results

Spanish Liga 2014/15

Matches
HomeAway
Last updated: 28/02/2015 23:50 CET

28/02/2015

MálagaMálaga3-2GetafeGetafe

Juanmi 10, Darder 57, da Luz Horta 68

Vázquez 55, 76

Venue: Malaga

28/02/2015

AlmeríaAlmería0-0DeportivoDeportivo

Venue: Almeria

28/02/2015

Rayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano4-2LevanteLevante

Alberto Bueno 23, 32, 33, 38

Victor Casadesus 13, Uche 85

Venue: Madrid

28/02/2015

GranadaGranada1-3BarcelonaBarcelona

Rico Castro 53 (P)

Rakitić 25, Suárez 48, Messi 70

Venue: Granada

27/02/2015

EspanyolEspanyol1-0CórdobaCórdoba

Abraham González 43

Venue: Barcelona

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