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Barcelona vs Mallorca live blog, full-time: Awesome first half, Messi brilliance leads Barça to easy win

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FULL-TIME, Barcelona 5-2 Mallorca: Brilliant stuff today. Well done, boys!


GOAL!!!! Barcelona 5-2 Mallorca (Messi 83’): IT’S A GOAT-TRICK!!! Barça finally kill the game off with another great goal that starts with a brilliant pass from Sergio Busquets and a great finish from Messi that goes in off the crossbar.


GOAL, Barcelona 4-2 Mallorca (Budimir 64’): Mallorca score their second of the game on a cross from the right that Ter Stegen can’t get to and Budimir heads it home.


SECOND HALF KICKOFF! Barcelona 4-1 Mallorca: Come on, boys! This has been brilliant so far, let’s keep up the intensity and score more goals!


HALFTIME, Barcelona 4-1 Mallorca: Apart from one bad moment that led to Mallorca’s goal, this has been a domination with four beautiful goals and non-stop attack from the home team. Amazing performance so far.


GOLAZOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! Barcelona 4-1 Mallorca (Suárez 43’): OH MY GOD, IT’S FOUR!!! WHAT A GOAL!!! After a neat sequence of passing around the box, Frenkie De Jong finds Suárez who CHIPS THE KEEPER WITH A BACKHEEL. UNBELIEVABLE.


GOAL!!!! Barcelona 3-1 Mallorca (Messi 41’): IT’S TWO!!! Barça respond right away with another gorgeous curling effort from outside the box by Messi.


GOAL, Barcelona 2-1 Mallorca (Budimir 36’): Mallorca are back in the game thanks to a shot by Budimir that deflects off Lenglet and beats Ter Stegen. Barça missed two big chances through Luis Suárez and slowed down after the second goal, and they’ve paid for it.


GOAL!!!! Barcelona 2-0 Mallorca (Messi 17’): IT’S TWO!!! It’s taken only 17 minutes for Lionel Messi to join the scoring party, and he does it by curling a beautiful shot into the top corner for a golazo!


GOAL!!!! Barcelona 1-0 Mallorca (Griezmann 7’): BARÇA TAKE THE LEAD! Marc-André ter Stegen plays a marvelous long ball over the top that puts Antoine Griezmann through on goal, all alone, and the Frenchman chips the keeper to put the home team ahead!


KICKOFF! Barcelona 0-0 Mallorca: Come on, boys! Let’s get a big win today!


LINEUPS

BARCELONA

Starting XI: Ter Stegen; Roberto, Piqué, Lenglet, Firpo; Rakitic, Busquets, De Jong; Messi, Suárez, Griezmann (4-3-3)

Bench: Neto (GK), Todibo, Umtiti, Wagué, Aleñá, Vidal, Pérez

MALLORCA

Starting XI: Reina; Sastre, Valjent, Raillo, Gámez; S. Sevilla, Baba, Febas; Rodríguez, Budimir, Kubo (4-3-3)

Bench: Fabri (GK), Señé, Xisco, Prats, Chavarría, Sedlar, Hernández


WELCOME TO CAMP NOU!!! The Greatest Stadium on Earth is the site of a key game for La Liga leaders Barcelona as they welcome relegation candidates Mallorca for another important match as the two-time defending champions look to stay top of the table against the worst away team in the league. El Clásico is now just 10 days away, and Barça cannot afford any slip-ups before facing Real Madrid. Winning this one is a must, and this should be a very good game. And you are welcome to follow along with us right here. LET’S LIVE BLOG!

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MATCH INFO

Competition/Round: 2019-20 La Liga, Matchday 16

Date/Time: Saturday, December 7, 2019, 9pm CET/WAT (Barcelona & Nigeria), 8pm GMT (UK), 3pm ET, 12pm PT (USA), 1.30am IST (India, Sunday)

Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Catalonia

Referee: José Luis Munuera Montero

HOW TO WATCH, STREAM LA LIGA

How to watch on TV: How to watch on TV: beIN SPORTS (USA & Canada), Premier Sports 2 (UK), SuperSport 7 (Nigeria), Not Available (India), Movistar LaLiga (Spain), others

How to stream: FuboTV (USA), beIN SPORTS CONNECT (USA & Canada), Premier Player (UK), Facebook Live (India), Movistar+ (Spain), others


Matchday Thread Rules

We don’t have a lot of rules here, but there are a few things to keep in mind when joining our matchday threads:

Even if the referee sucks or we lose the game, be careful with the swearing. It’s just unnecessary. Also, don’t discuss illegal streaming links. Those who do it will be warned, and those who post links will be instantly banned. Finally, be nice to each other. This is a Barcelona community and we don’t need to offend one another.

Have fun with the game! Forever and ever, no matter the competition, VISCA EL BARÇA!