Atletico Madrid 1-2 Barcelona: Alves, Falcao, Messi scores
Barcelona are still keeping a distance of 10 points with Real Madrid at the top. This is thanks to a 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid Los Cules specified goals from Lionel Messi.
In the action at the Vicente Calderon on Sunday (2/26/2012), Barca went ahead in the first round by Dani Alves.
Radamel Falcao equalized before Lionel Messi ensure three points for Barca.
With this victory Barca have 54 points from 24 matches and remain attached to Madrid from the second position of the league. For Atletico they now inhabit ranked ninth with 32 points.
Barca took the initiative to attack since the beginning of the game and earn his first chance on 20 minutes through Xavi Hernandez. But his shot was tipped by Courtois.
On 36 minutes Barca managed to lead by Dani Alves. Messi, who had quickly handed the ball to Cesc Fabregas and then passed on to Alves at the far post.
With one touch of the ball into the goal dikiriman Alves Atletico and Barca lead 1-0.
Atletico are left in the first round immediately after the break stings. The result at 48 minutes they equalized through a volley kick Falcao continued his corner.
The host then kept pounding and Falcao Barca defense in the 69th minute almost gave his side the lead. Faced with Victor Valdes, Falcao successfully intercepted the ball chip Valdes.
In the 76th minute Barca could have scored by Alexis Sanchez but disallowed for handball and the attacker is considered instead awarded a yellow card.
Messi! Again, it's Argentina striker appeared as a savior for his team. Messi free kick on 81 minutes had sunk in the top right corner smoothly and Courtois who could not resist reaching for the ball. Barca winning 2-1.
Two minutes before the normal time after Valdes made Juanfran glorious rescue when a shot from close range can still be brushed.
Atletico Madrid: Courtois, Juanfran, Miranda, Godin, Filipe, Tiago, Gabi, Arda (Silvio 86 '), Adrian, Koke (Salvio 77'), Falcao
Barcelona: Valdes, Alves (Cuenca 71 '), Mascherano, Puyol, Abidal, Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta, Messi, Fabregas (Pedro 78'), Sanchez (Pique 84 ')