Leganes 1-2 Barcelona: La Liga leaders secure important away win
Arturo Vidal scored a scruffy winner as La Liga leaders Barcelona came from behind to beat bottom club Leganes.
While Barcelona toiled at response Leganes is put by youssef En-Nesyri’s magnificent early strike forward.
The winners improved after the break and Luis Suarez equalised with a flair that was clinical.
Vidal’s finish put the leaders three points clear of rivals Real Madrid, that perform Real Sociedad (20:00 GMT).
The midfielder’s aim was fortuitous, the corner falling to Vidal, that couldn’t lose out from a yard out and deflecting off Ruben Perez of Ousmane Dembele.
Barcelona deservedly falling behind when En-Nesyri picked out the top corner after 11 minutes with a rasping shot and looked nervy in the first half, have lost three times this season.
The home side’s lead must have doubled but discovered that the side-netting since their customers struggled to get going in the third.
After half-time, Barca centre-back Gerard Pique struck on the post but they will be relieved to have escaped out of this fixture with all three points.