Goals and Highlights: Barcelona 2-0 Leganes in LaLiga 2020
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Barcelona: 64 points (+38 goals)

Real Madrid: 59 points (+32 goals)

7:21 PM16 days ago

At this time, FC Barcelona has a five-point lead over Real Madrid, with the Merengues still having to play their game.
7:13 PM16 days ago

Barcelona will have its next match friday at Sevilla.
7:11 PM16 days ago

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5:59 PM16 days ago

Full Time | Barcelona 2-0 Leganés

Barça gets a much-needed win to stay on top of the table against a Leganés side that put up a valiant effort.
5:58 PM16 days ago

90'+5'

Javier Aguirre gets sent off after some dialogue with the referee.
5:56 PM16 days ago

90'

Six minutes of added time for the second half.
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90'

Ter Stegen makes an espectacular diving save to the free kick.
5:51 PM16 days ago

89'

Firpo cautioned for a foul on Gil.
5:50 PM16 days ago

88'

Vidal with the trough ball to leave Puig in scoring position, but Cuellar makes the save!
5:49 PM16 days ago

85' | Leganés Substitution

Recio is replaced by Brian Gil.
5:46 PM16 days ago

84'

Lenglet now cautioned for a foul on Carillo.
5:45 PM16 days ago

83'

Umtiti and Puig are now both booked after fouls in midfield.
5:44 PM16 days ago

82'

Awaziem sees the yellow card after a late challenge on Messi.
5:43 PM16 days ago

82'

Carillo with a decent attempt that is just inches from the right post.
5:42 PM16 days ago

79'

Off-target header by Griezmann. Final ten minutes of the match coming up!
5:41 PM16 days ago

75'

Another cooling and hydration break.
5:36 PM16 days ago

Messi with the 2-0 for Barcelona

 

5:34 PM16 days ago

73' | Barcelona Substitutions

Riqui Puig and Samuel Umtiti replace Gerard Piqué and Arthur Melo.
5:34 PM16 days ago

71' | Leganés Substitutions

Jonathan Silva & Guerrero are off.

Guido Carillo y Kevin Rodrigues are on.

5:32 PM16 days ago

70' | Barcelona GOOOOOOOOOAL!

Messi converts the penalty into a goal!
5:29 PM16 days ago

67' | Penalty for Barcelona!

Messi gets taken down inside the box and Barça will have a chance to score once again.
5:27 PM16 days ago

65' | VAR Check: No goal!

The Video Assistant Referee detects and offside from Semedo as he made the run.

The goal from Griezmann won't count!

5:26 PM16 days ago

64' | Barcelona GOOOOOOOAL!

Through ball for Semedo who uses his speed to get behind the defensive line.

He crosses the ball to Griezmann who has to make an easy finish for the 2-0.

5:25 PM16 days ago

62' | Leganés Substitution

Amadou replaces Eraso in the away team.
5:23 PM16 days ago

62' | Barcelona Substitution

Arturo Vidal comes on instead of Busquets.
5:22 PM16 days ago

59'

Piqué returns to the field after being assisted by the medical staff.
5:21 PM16 days ago

56'

Piqué seems to have hurt his knee after a collision with Assalé!
5:19 PM16 days ago

54'

Ter Stegen makes a save to a long distance shot.
5:16 PM16 days ago

53' | Barcelona Substitutions

Fati and Roberto are replaced by Suárez and Semedo.
5:16 PM16 days ago

50'

Messi takes a free-kick, but it's straight at Cuellar's hands.
5:11 PM16 days ago

45' | Second Half Begins

We're underway with the last 45 minutes of our match.
5:07 PM16 days ago

45' | Leganés Substitution

Roque Mesa is replaced at the break by Roger Assale.
5:05 PM16 days ago

Half Time | FC Barcelona 1-0 CD Leganés

Despite the great effort from Leganés in defense, Barça is in front thanks to a tremendous finish from Ansu Fati.
4:51 PM16 days ago

45'

Three minutes of added time.
4:49 PM16 days ago

45'

Messi with space inside the box, but his header is wide from the target.
4:48 PM16 days ago

The goal from Fati for the 1-0

4:48 PM16 days ago

42' | Barcelona GOOOOOOOOAL!

Ansu Fati receives the ball at the edge of the box from Firpo and shoots to give Barça the lead!
4:46 PM16 days ago

40'

Lenglet heads the ball inside the opponent's box, but is unable to direct it at the goal.
4:43 PM16 days ago

37'

Bustinza is cautioned after a NFL-style tackle on Messi.
4:40 PM16 days ago

34'

Barcelona getting close to 80% possession, however, the away team has had the clearer chances.
4:38 PM16 days ago

31'

The game will be stopped for a cooling and hydration break.
4:34 PM16 days ago

30'

Rakitic finds Griezmann with a cross, but the Frenchman fails to make his header be on target.
4:33 PM16 days ago

27'

A rebound was about to leave Griezmann at a comfortable position to score, but Cuellar comes out in time to get the ball.
4:32 PM16 days ago

24'

Messi crosses from a free-kick, but the ball is just a little too long for Piqué to reach.
4:28 PM16 days ago

23'

Aguirre's men continue to be perfect defensively with a quarter of the game gone.
4:26 PM16 days ago

17'

Barcelona looking quite uncomfortable in the last minutes with Leganés closing down spaces.
4:21 PM16 days ago

13'

Again Leganés with a very clear chance!

Guerrero finds the ball at the far post and goes for goal. The ball is just inches away from going in!

4:17 PM16 days ago

11'

Leganés hits Barcelona on a quick counterattack.

Guerrero inside the six yard box shoots and Lenglet saves right on the goal line!

4:16 PM16 days ago

10'

Messi takes a lateral free-kick, but no danger comes from it.
4:14 PM16 days ago

6'

Clear dominance by the Blaugranas in the opening minutes of the match.

Javier Aguirre's men struggle to keep possession and are unable to get any offensive going.

4:11 PM16 days ago

2'

Barça's first attack!

The ball is sent to the bo by Messi. Junior receives it, but his attempted cross is cut short by the defense.

4:09 PM16 days ago

0' | Kick Off!

We're underway with the match between Barcelona and Leganés.
4:07 PM16 days ago

A minute of silence is kept to honor the victims of COVID-19.
4:03 PM16 days ago

We're a few minutes from the start of the match!

Both sides step onto the pitch and everything's set for the kick of!

3:59 PM16 days ago

Although Leganés lost all three of their previous league games at Camp Nou, they did score a goal each time.

Will they be able to beat Ter Stegen tonight and make the game a difficult one for the blaugranas?

 

3:56 PM16 days ago

Two players have scored for two different teams in the league this season and they both started the campaign at Leganés.

En-Nesyri, now at Sevilla and Braithwaite, now at Barça, left Aguirre's side on the winter transfer window.

 

3:51 PM16 days ago

Ter Stegen was the first man from Barcelona to start pre-match exercises.

3:49 PM16 days ago

Leganés as they were getting ready to start their warm-up

3:41 PM16 days ago

Very different offensive power

Only 9% of Leganés’ shots have produced goals this season, the lowest tally in la Liga.

Barça, on the other had, has the highest conversion rate of 24%.

Wil we see a one-sided affair tonight?

3:38 PM16 days ago

Óscar Rodríguez is the only Leganés player who has ever scored against Barça.

 

3:34 PM16 days ago

The Camp Nou will host top-level soccer after 101 days of not doing so, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.

3:30 PM16 days ago

Match History

Barça has won six of the seven league games against Leganés since the visiting side became a first division club.

The only defeat came last season when Leganés scored twice in a minute to turn around Philippe Coutinho’s opener.

3:23 PM16 days ago

CD Leganés: Starting XI

Cuellar; Bustinza, Awazeim, Terín, Silva; Pérez, Recio, Erano, Mesa, Ruibal García; Guerrero.
3:17 PM16 days ago

FC Barcelona: Starting XI

Ter Stegen; Piqué, Lenglet, S. Roberto, Junior; Busquets; Arthur, Rakitic ; Fati, Messi, Griezzman.

3:15 PM16 days ago

The CD Leganés players have stepped onto the pitch in Barcelona as they prepare for this difficult match.

 

 

3:12 PM16 days ago

The Barcelona squad makes their arrival at Camp Nou with strict sanitary precautions such as the use of facemasks and latex gloves at all times.


3:06 PM16 days ago

LIVE Coverage Begins!

We're an hour away from the start of the match between FC Barcelona and CD Leganés.

Don't go anywhere! Lineups are coming soon!

3:04 PM16 days ago

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1:41 AM17 days ago

Last Meeting

On their most recent visit to the Estadio Municipal de Butarque, FC Barcelona had to overcome the initial goal of En-Nesyri to reverse the score and end up winning by 1 goal to 2.

Luis Suárez and Arturo Vidal were the authors of Barcelona's goals in a rather difficult match for them.


1:40 AM17 days ago

Leganés will wear their third kit in this match against Barcelona.
This uniform is designed as an hommage to essential workers who have been working restlessly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

1:38 AM17 days ago

Martin Braithwaite faces Leganés

The latest addition to FC Barcelona will face his former teammates for the first time.

He arrived as an alternative to Luis Suárez and has been showing good form. Against Mallorca, he was a starter and scored the 0-2,.

With Leganés, he appeared in 48 games and scored 13 goals.

1:36 AM17 days ago

How to watch FC Barcelona vs CD Leganés Live TV and Stream

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1:33 AM17 days ago

Leganés needs points at any cost!

The Madrid team is immersed in a results crisis that has it placed at the bottom of the table.

After 28 matchdays, Leganés is 19th with 23 points, just 3 away from avoiding relegation. They come from losing to Valladolid by 1-2.

They have only managed a single victory in the last 6 games, however, they remain alive in the fight for permanence in the top flight.

1:29 AM17 days ago

Barcelona has only had two days off to prepare the match against Leganés.

The Spanish league has set up a series of mid-week games to be able to finish the season after the forced break due to the coronavirus. Barcelona's coach Quique Setién will have to carry out some rotation to give rest to key players.

Who will we see play?

1:27 AM17 days ago

Barcelona needs a win to continue top of the table

FC Barcelona faces the duel on Tuesday against Leganés with no margin for error. Quique Setién's pupils cannot afford to drop points against an opponent from the bottom of the table in the midst of a fight for the title with Real Madrid.

The Catalans are leaders with a one-point lead over their historic rivals who will face Valencia on Thursday.

1:24 AM17 days ago

Kick Off Time

The FC Barcelona vs CD Leganés match will be played at the Camp Nou, in Barcelona, Spain. The kick-off is scheduled at 4:00 pm ET/ 1pm ET.

1:22 AM17 days ago

Welcome to VAVEL!

Welcome to VAVEL.com’s LIVE coverage of the 2020 La Liga match: FC Barcelona  vs CD Leganés! 

My name is Juan Pablo Rodriguez and I’ll be your host for this game. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, roster updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL.

1:15 AM17 days ago
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