Barcelona turned its back against its host Elche to win 2-1, during the match that brought the two teams together on Sunday evening at the “Valero” stadium in the 27th round of the La Liga competition.
The first goal for Elche came through Fidel Chavez in the 44th minute before the end of the first half of the match.
In the second half, at the 60th minute, Kieran Torres equalized with a distinguished goal for Barca.
In the 84th minute, Barcelona got a penalty after resorting to video technology, from which Dutchman Memphis Depay scored the second goal, which is his tenth goal with Barca.
The formation of Barcelona was as follows:
Goalkeepers: Ter Stegen / Defense: Dani Alves – Ronald Araujo Gerard Pique – Jordi Alba / Midfield: Frenkie de Jong – Sergio Busquets – Pedri / Attack: Dembele – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Jaffe.
With this result, Barcelona jumped to third place in the Spanish league standings this season, with 48 points and has a game in hand, while Elche comes in 14th place with 29 points.
The Barcelona team succeeded in continuing the victories with coach Xavi Hernandez, after he managed to beat Valencia 4-1, and Athletic Bilbao 4-0 in the 25th and 26th rounds of the Spanish League competition, respectively.