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Resurgent Barca move third in LaLiga

FC Barcelona leaped to third spot in LaLiga in the wake of making sure about a 2-0 win over Elche on Sunday night. 

The Catalans were still without commander Lionel Messi following a two-coordinate suspension, while goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen got back with Pedri and Ousmane Dembele beginning. 

Dembele caused the home side a couple of stresses minutes following opening shot when his pin-point corner-kick spotted Ronald Araujo, who took barely askew. 

The Catalans kept on getting a charge out of the lion portion of chances minutes before the break as a reduction close to the zone from Pedri discovered Sergio Busquets, who saw his low shot parried. 

It was only six minutes before halftime when the Catalans broke the stop through Frenkie De Jong, who helped a cut guarded freedom from Diego Gonzalez into the rear of the net. 

No progressions appeared from either side after the resumption, as Raul Guti verged on carry his side level with a preview from inside the six-yard territory. 

Ter Stegen made himself enormous a short ways from the sever when he pulled a point-clear save from a one-on-one by Emiliano Rigoni after Oscar Mingueza lost belonging in a vital territory. 

Activity moved to the opposite end in the matter of minutes with a shot from within left by Dembele bringing Elche goalkeeper Edgar Badia to an outstretched save. 

The two sides went to the seat on 73 minutes, as Barca presented Francisco Trincao for Dembele with Guti forfeited for Tete Morente on Elche. 

The Catalans got a second a little ways from time after Rique Puig got on the finish of a ball from De Jong to head home not long after Badia denied Trincao from short proximity, as it completed 2-0.

Source: Kickoff

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