Barcelona Maintain Their Title Grip
Barcelona made sure it didn't slip on the banana skins strategized by Valencia as they came out 2-0 winners.
With Real Madrid in full pursuit, Barça is in full protection mode of its two-point La Liga lead.
More often than not, they've been doing it with amazing football spice by opportune moments such as this cross-country jaunt by Lionel Messi:
You'd think, after 400 goals, the Argentine would be a bit more refined in his celebrations. But ... no:
Anyway, so much for the thought that only Real Madrid were proficient at counter-attacks, like this one:
Here's Barcelona's version, with Luis Suárez doing the honors in the first minute and Messi again showing his unselfish skills to put El Pistolero through:
Barcelona were parking their bus in front of their post when suddenly they hit the Messi Gear.
Suárez is going to be a vital factor for Barça’s treble hopes this season.
But history repeating itself is still a tall order.