Barcelona are the 2015/16 La Liga champions after a 3-0 victory on the road against Granada, thanks to a hat-trick from Luis Suárez. In a tough match against a parked bus, the Blaugrana dealt with the pressure of winning with a sensational collective performance, and the team's stars showed their quality to secure the victory and celebrate the league title.
From the very first minute, the game plan was clear from the visitors: defend very deep in front of the box and try to avoid conceding. Granada never tried to attack, and gave almost all the possession to the Blaugrana, who were patient to find spaces against a parked bus. It took some time, but after a beautiful buildup and a fantastic one-two between Alba and Neymar, the full-back easily set up Suárez for a tap-in opener.
The goal was good enough to clinch the title, but Barça never stopped attacking. The two full-backs delivered great support runs, and after Alba assisted the first goal, it was time for Dani Alves to get in the action, as the Brazilian picked up a great long ball from the back and crossed it to Suárez, who anticipated the play and headed home before the keeper could even move.
At halftime, a fantastic performance, a two-goal lead, and the trophy just 45 minutes away.
Granada needed a draw to help Real Madrid win the title, and they tried to go forward in search of an early goal. But Barça were calm and continued to control the actions, keeping possession and trying to close the game on the counter-attack.
With five minutes to go in the game, Barça's game plan worked to perfection, and the 'MSN' trio combined one last time: a beautiful through ball from Messi, an assist from Neymar and a third goal for Luis Suárez, reaching a hat-trick in the game and winning the league scoring title with 40 goals.
In the end, a great victory with a comfortable performance, and a second consecutive La Liga title. Let's celebrate.
Granada: Fernández | Lopes, Babin, Costa (Dória), Lombán | Doucoure, Pérez | Rochina (Cuenca), Rico, Penaranda | El Arabi (Barral)
Barcelona: Ter Stegen | Alves, Piqué, Mascherano (Mathieu), Alba | Busquets (Roberto), Rakitic (Arda), Iniesta | Messi, Suárez, Neymar
Goals: Suárez (21', 38', 86')