Messi at the double as Barcelona establish daylight

FC Barcelona stretched their Liga lead with a Lionel Messi-inspired win at SD Eibar while Club Atlético de Madrid are fourth after Miranda was sent off as they drew again.

Lionel Messi took his Liga tally to 32 for the season at Eibar
Lionel Messi took his Liga tally to 32 for the season at Eibar ©Getty Images

• Lionel Messi on target again as FC Barcelona stretch Liga lead with win at SD Eibar.
• Argentinian becomes league top scorer outright – with 32 – after scoring both in 2-0 win.
• Catalan club four clear of Real Madrid CF who host Levante UD on Sunday.

Club Atlético de Madrid could not retake third from Valencia CF with 0-0 draw at RCD Espanyol.
• Atlético defender Miranda shown first-half red card in Colchoneros' third successive draw.
Valencia won 2-0 at home against RC Deportivo La Coruña on Friday night.
Alberto Bueno double helps Rayo Vallecano de Madrid defeat Granada CF 3-1.
• Bueno has seven in the last three matches and is the top scoring Spaniard in Liga.
• Mikel San José scores one and is sent off as Athletic Club win fourth in a row.

Elsewhere
Bundesliga: Bayern 14 points clear
Premier League: Arsenal, Villa impress
Serie A: Juventus pull further clear
Ligue 1: St-Étienne, Montpellier secure wins

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