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Valencia vs Barcelona Live Score and Commentary, La Liga 2017-18 VAL vs BAR

Full time: Valencia 1-1 Barcelona (Rodrigo 60' Alba 82')
Updated: 27 November 2017 03:14 IST - Published: 27 November 2017 02:28 IST
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Phew! That was some good La Liga football, lads and lasses. Barcelona were dominant in the first half, but Valencia raised their game in the second half and will feel they should have won the game. Guedes will feel he should have taken that chance on the break when they were a goal to the good. 

Kudos to Barca for digging deep, like they did against Atletico away from home, and they won't be too unhappy with the point. That disallowed goal in the first half will still get on the Barca fans nerves, though.  Nevertheless, Barca keep their lead at the top over Valencia and are still eight clear of both the Madrid sides. 

We wanted a good game, and we got one, didn't we? This is Amit Mishra signing off. For any sort of feedback, you can tweet @Leamitmishra. Good night, lads and lasses!
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Peeep peeeeeep peeeeeeeeeeeep! Full time! Boy, what a game!
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90+4' ZAZA COULD HAVE WON IT! Valencia break forward with Mina on the right and Barca are caught out of position. The cross for Zaza is pretty good but he smashes the ball into the ground and it's over the bar!
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90+3' Pereira makes a marauding run on the left and tries to give it some welly! Hits the side netting! Wow. 
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90+2' Deulofeu was in a good position! But he is caught offside! That was a good chance as Barca had men forward. Valencia nearly break and score their second but for Vermaelen to intercept! 
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90+1' Four minutes to be added on. 
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90' Simone Zaza is back defending! Some effort he has put in tonight. Barca get a corner and Paulinho finds himself free in the box! He mistimes his jump, though, and Valencia get a goal-kick! Dear me!
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89' Nasty tackle by Pereira on Busquets. Yellow card!
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88' Valencia's passing has been pretty lackadaisical in the last few minutes. Barca have raised their intensity, to be fair. Meanwhile, Suarez manages to find himself onside, at last, but dwells on the ball too long and Gaya is back in time to make the challenge. 
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87' Barca are seeing a lot of the ball now. They have a few minutes. Messi has had an impact in a more central role. Get him on the ball if you wanna win, fellas. 
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86' Substitution for Valencia: Garay is off, Ruben Vezo is on
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84' Jeez, Suarez. He is offside for the umpteenth time!
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Rodrigo is off the pitch by the way. He was replaced by Andreas Pereira! Missed that one, amidst that sumptuous goal by Alba!
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Holy moly, Lionel! He drops deep and finds a smashing pass with a lot of deft and finesse for Alba on the left, who's finish was equally good on the volley! We have a game here again!
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82' GOOOAAAAAALLLAAAAAAZZZZZZOOOOOOO! Jordi Alba! 1-1!
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81' VALENCIA BREAK AND GUEDES BOTTLES IT! That should have been that as Rodrigo breezed past Busquets to find Guedes, but his first touch was bad and allowed Umtiti to get back and make a challenge! Ah! The home fans groan! 
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80' Barca have made all three changes, and Alcacer is on the bench! Time is running out for the Blaugrana...
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79' Substitution for Barcelona: Vidal is on for Semedo. 
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77' Nasty challenge from Deulofeu! Valencia win a freekick. The camera zooms in on Suarez and boy does he look frustrated!
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76' Suarez finally manages to get a shot away but it's easily saved by Neto. The second ball falls to a Valencia player and they are able to clear it!
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75' Deulofeu again drifts to the centre and passes it to Alba. He looks for a return pass on the left but the pass is a bad one and is intercepted by Garay. 
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74' Messi comes deep and tries to maraud forward. Sadly, Valencia are so well drilled that Messi loses the ball and the hosts are back in possession.  
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73' For all the beautiful football Barca played in the first half, they have rushed into passing it quickly this time and that has been their undoing. Valencia have done well in the second half. 
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72' Substitution for Barcelona: Iniesta is off, Denis is on. 
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71' Guedes, free on the left, is excellently picked out by Kondogbia and nearly cuts in and manages a second goal for the side! While shooting, though, he was off balance and the shot is out for a throw-in, it was that bad!