Rakitic Saves Sluggish Barcelona



FC Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic came off the bench to give his side a 1-0 win at home to Athletic Bilbao on Tuesday.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

His effort averted a second consecutive draw which would have further dented the champions’ La Liga title defence.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

Barca had slipped off the top of the table after Friday’s 0-0 draw at Sevilla.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

They put in another sluggish display at an empty Camp Nou.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

The star-studded front three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann failed to sparkle.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

They finally found a way through in the 71st minute when Messi slipped the ball into the path of Rakitic, who had only been on the pitch for six minutes.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

He kept his nerve to beat Athletic Bilbao’s in-form goalkeeper Unai Simon.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

The win took Barca to the top of the standings on 68 points.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

Real Madrid, on 65 points, will reclaim their lead due to their superior head-to-head record if they beat Real Mallorca at home on Wednesday.





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