FC Barcelona hosted Madrid Club Getafe & steamrolled them. One way Football traffic with a couple "surprise" chances from the visitors. The final result was FC Barcelona 6 - Getafe 0 gaining another 3 ladder points maintaining them in top ladder position. Barça now leads Real Madrid - which plays tomorrow - by 5 points with the Madrid a game less. The goals fell in the following order:
- Messi (penalty) 10th min, 1 - 0
- Luis Suarez 25th min , 2 - 0
- Neymar 28th min, 3 - 0
- Xavi 30th min, 4 - 0
- Luis Suarez 40th min, 5 - 0
- Messi 47th min, 6 - 0
The Suarez - Neymar - Messi forward line has already 102 goals this season & Messi is just 1 goal behind the current leading Liga goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid who has 39 goals.
Athletic Club Bilbao & Real Sociedad played out the Basque Region derby & as expected hard fought with controversy, including penalty & a red card. The first goal went to Bilbao with red card included to Real Sociedad player Mikel Gonzalez which Aduriz scored the penalty in the 50th min. Real Sociedad with 10 men came back to equalize through De La Bella in a fantastic goal around the 59th min mark. Final result 1 - 1 draw.
Levante won 1 - 0 last placed Cordoba further hampering hopes of the latter of avoiding relegation to the Spanish 2º division. The winner came in the 41st min through Barral who gave his team the 3 points.
Wednesday, more Round 34 Liga games.