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La Liga: RCD Espanyol 0-0 FC Barcelona

Updated: 02 January 2016 22:19 IST - Published: 02 January 2016 20:37 IST
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The full-time whistle is blown as Barcelona are held to a 0-0 draw against RCD Espanyol.
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Two minutes of added time. Suarez has a go at goal, but the shot is blocked and hits his hand. Handball against Barcelona.
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88' Lionel Messi's free-kick is off target as it goes way past the net.
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80' Almost a break for Espanyol but the final shot is blocked by the Barcelona defender. On the other side of the pitch, Messi goes down following a tackle from Alvarez as he asks for a yellow. He gets a free-kick-instead. He passes it to Iniesta, who directs it towards Neymar, but the pass is a bit too powerful for the Brazilian. Throw-in for Espanyol.
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71' First sub of the night for Barcelona: Rakitic out, Sergi Roberto in
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69' Three Espanyol forwards versus two Barcelona defenders? That should have been a goal!
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64' Throw in for Espanyol but the ball is taken off Perez's feet for another corner. 6th of the night for Espanyol.
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60' SUB in for Espanyol: Gerard Moreno replaces Burghi.
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55' Quite a few missed chances for Barcelona as the pressure seems to be getting to Espanyol.
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52' A good chance for Espanyol but Hernán Pérez's shot goes wide.
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SHOTS so far: ESP 4-6 FCB
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50' A pinpoint pass from Messi finds Iniesta but he is flagged offside!
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47' Barcelona are denied twice as quick-fire shots from Luis Suarez and Neymar are blocked by the Espanyol defenders.
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The second half is underway.
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The half-time whistle is blown but Neymar seems to be hurt after that rash challenge. It was the third time in this match where the Brazilian​ was on the receiving end of a tough tackle.
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40' Corner for Barcelona as Dani Alves' cross from the right flank is deflected. Nothing comes out of the corner as the ball is kicked out again. The second corner leads to nothing as well, with the ball being passed to Mascherano sitting deep.
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35' 25m away from the net as Lionel Messi takes the free-kick but is denied by the woodwork. Good attempt!