Barcelona welcomed Athletico Madrid into the Camp Nou and had the chance to put themselves into a Champions league spot as they sat one point below their opponents.
Athletico Madrid set the pace of the game as Yannick Carrasco and Luiz Suarez combined beautifully in the 8th Minute to put the Madrid side ahead
Barcelona replied immediately with a Jodi Alba worldie
Barcelona soon took the lead after Adama Traore’s blistering pace and superb cross to find youngster Gavi
Dani Alves beautifully taken free kick was headed goalward by Gerrard Pique but the Spaniard’ saw his effort come off the cross bar, Araujo wastes no time as he is available to latch home the rebound
Dani Alves put the game beyond reach for the Madrid team as he fired in a sublime shot in the second half
Luiz Suarez could only hand the visiting side a consolation goal as he headed in to reduce the deficit