Nelson scored his first Barcelona goal in Messi inspired victory against 10-man Girona

Girona 0-2 Barcelona

Nelson Semedo scored his first goal in Barcelona color as Lionel Messi scored his 26th goal of the season to restore a five-point lead for Barcelona at the top of La Liga  table with victory over 10-man Girona.

Atletico Madrid’s win over Levante on Saturday closed the gap behind Barcelona to two points but this win restored the five points lead.

Nelson Semedo scored the opener on 10 minutes, his first goal since joining Barcelona in 2017.

Girona defender Bernardo Espinosa was dismissed six minutes into the second half with a second yellow card, before Lionel Messi sealed the win for Barca with a lovely finish 68th minute.


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