Liga • Day 38 
 
Liga  • Day 38 
    
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90+2'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

That's full time. An excellent goalscoring performance from Ronaldo, and then Real Madrid. Ronaldo and Casillas may have both played their last for Real today, but they have both impressed.

90'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

GOAL! Real Madrid 7-3 Getafe. Marcelo scores - Marcelo slides in at the back post to convert Jese's ball rolled across the box after he broke the offside trap.

89'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Casillas pulls off a fantastic save, reaching a swirling effort from outside the box from Sarabia.

 
 
86' 
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Codina blocks a Hernandez shot and then rushes to get to Jese's feet, and both are OK to continue.

81'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Alexis is booked for a hefty challenge. From the free kick Naldo concedes a corner on the left, and it's taken short.

78' 
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Kroos' corner to the back post is out of hte box, and the second cross is cleared.

 
71'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

GOAL! Real Madrid 6-3 Barcelona. Jese scores - After what seemed like hundreds of passes, Jese speeds up, swaps passes with Rodriguez and drills into the far corner.

68'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Rodriguez curls a shot low and towards tge far corner, but Codina is close enough to dive on, and keeps the ball in his grasp.

58'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Odegaard becomes Real Madrid's youngest ever player, replacing Ronaldo, who is almost certain to be the top scorer for the season.

 
57' 
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Carvajal is on, apparently.

51'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

GOAL! Real Madrid 5-3 Getafe. Rodriguez scores - He clips a left-footed free kick over the wall and into the top corner, a brilliant effort.

47'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

GOAL! Real Madrid 4-3 Getafe. Hernandez scores - Marcelo crosses for Ronaldo, who strains at the cross to head against the post. The ball rolls towards Hernandez and he slashes his shot in.

45+1'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Pedro Leon fires a dipping free kick towards goal, but it doesn't get down in time to challenge Casillas.

 
42'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

GOAL! Real Madrid 3-3 Getafe. Lacen scores - The corner comes in, it isn't cleared, and so Lacen lashes a volley past a static Casillas.

40'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Pepe appears to have pulled his hamstring with a hefty challenge, and is limping off. Varane replaces him.

38' 
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Marcelo has a cross blocked, the ball is back in for Hernandez, which is blocked, and then Jese is released behind the defence, but his pass along the box is cleared.

35'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

GOAL! Real Madrid 3-2 Getafe. Ronaldo scores - He strikes a shot lazily down the middle, with the 'keeper diving away from its path.

34'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

PENALTY! Ronaldo picks a ball out of the air, toes it into the path of Hernandez, and Vigaray bundles him over, and is booked.

32'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

GOAL! Real Madrid 2-2 Getafe. Ronaldo scores - He lines up the freekick, strikes it sidefooted, with it evading the wall and and curling inside the near post.

30' 
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Rodriguez whips in a cross for Ronaldo, but he's missed, and Carvajal, stumbling backwards, can't get to it either.

 
26'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

GOAL! Real Madrid 1-2 Getafe. Castro scores - He seizes on a short pass from midfield, and whips a shot into the far corner, past a helpless Casillas.

23'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

GOAL! Real Madrid 1-1 Getafe. Escudero scores. Escudero receives a loose ball outside the box, and swerves a shot into the far corner, moving at a pace that takes Casillas by surprise.

22' 
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Nothing from the corner for Real, and Codina will hoof the goal kick deep into the other half.

21' 
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Codina punches a cross out ot Illarramendi, and his shot from outside the box is blocked and away for a corner on the right.

20' 
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

A long through from Getafe is headed at goal, and Casillas catches it, unable to prvent the corner as he falls back.

18' 
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Ronaldo is close to getting the scoring record, but if he wants to change clubs in the next season he best get a move on.

14'
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

GOAL! Real Madrid 1-0 Getafe. Ronaldo scores - Marcelo whips in a cross from the left, and Ronaldo sends a bullet header, unmarked, past the 'keeper.

19:25 
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

Kick off is in five minutes. I'm predicting another Ronaldo hat-trick as he chases the Real scoring record, giving him 10 to go at the start of the season, before he leaves at the end of the transfer window.

 
94' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

There isn't much urgency to Barcelona's play and that will suit Deportivo La Coruna just fine. They have become just the second team to score two goals at the Camp Nou this season! Every second counts now.

19:15
Real Madrid - Getafe CFReal Madrid
7 - 3
Getafe CFReal Madrid - Getafe CF

TEAMS: Real Madrid: Casillas, Pepe, Nacho, Arbeloa, Marcelo, Kroos, Illarramendi, Jese, Ronaldo, Rodriguez, Hernandez. Subs: Navas, Varane, Bale, Carvajal, Lucas Silva, Isco, Odegaard. /// Getafe: Codina, Alexis, Naldo, Lacen, Sarabia, Leon, Castro, Escudero, Rodriguez, Freddy, Vigaray. Subs: TBC

93' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Deportivo La Coruna are defending with everything they have! They have given up on passing the ball, and are just hoofing it long up the field every time they get it. Backs to the walls!

91' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

All those time wasting tactics from Deportivo La Coruna have come back to bite them, with the fourth official indicating that there will be five minutes of stoppage time to be played.

89' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Okay, so just to run through things as they stand: Valencia will beat Sevilla to the final Champions League spot, plus Almeria and Eibar will go down with Deportivo surviving. But only if things stay this way!

88'
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Barcelona sub: Xavi Hernandez OFF, Andres Iniesta OFF. The Camp Nou rises to pay tribute to a legend. Xavi comes off for what was his last Liga appearance for this famous club.

 
86' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

But there's still plenty opportunity and time for Barcelona to bag a winner and ruin everything for the away team. Deportivo La Coruna are sitting deep and defending with everything they have!

85' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

The Deportivo La Coruna chairman is almost in tears sitting in the executive box in the Camp Nou! This has been an incredible comeback from the away side, and they are staying up as things stand.

83' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

So what mindset do Deportivo La Coruna take now? Will they slip back into a defensive shape, or do they continue in this vein and look for a winner? I would suggest they'll do the former.

82' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

All of a sudden Deportivo La Coruna are in place to avoid relegation from La Liga! They would be safe if things stay the way there, finishing above both Granada and Eibar. Wow, wow, wow!

81'
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! Barcelona 2 Deportivo La Coruna 2 (76 mins - Diogo Salamao). Oh my goodness! This is incredible! A freekick is blocked on the edge of the box, and Salamao hammers home the finish!

 
78'
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

That was the opportunity for Xavi to find the net! A scramble inside the area falls back to the midfielder, who tries to chip Fabricio - but the Deportivo La Coruna keeper makes the save.

77' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Victor Sanchez is gesturing to his players that they need to get further up the field, and that's what they are doing. However, that leaves plenty space at the back for Barcelona to exploit.

76' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

All of a sudden Deportivo La Coruna are keeping the ball better and are making a go of this, finally. The goal has lifted the entire team and Barcelona are having to think about this game now.

75'
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Deportivo La Coruna have the bar! Perez fired a freekick towards the Barcelona goal from a tight angle, and it hit he woodwork. Masip might have had it covered, but even still.... wooft!

72' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

So this match might be done after all. Perez fired that into the top corner, then gestured to the visiting fans inside the Camp Nou that Deportivo La Coruna still stand a chance of staging a comeback!

71'
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! Barcelona 2 Deportivo La Coruna 1 (69 mins - Lucas Perez). The away team have a survival lifeline! Perez took the shot on the swivel and smashed a strike into the top corner. What a bloomin' goal!

70' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Enrique will surely make a couple changes over the next 20 minutes. Barcelona still have hugely important games to play and will need their best players fit for those matches.

 
68' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

That wasn't too far away from being an own goal! Lopo is required to clear off the line after Rafinha's cross pass into the Deportivo penalty area caused mayhem. Pedro was waiting for a tap in!

67' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

As things stand Deportivo La Coruna are going down. They need to take something from this game, with results going against them, and that doesn't look very likely.

66' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Vermaelen completes his first match for Barcelona and is given a standing ovation ashe leaves the Camp Nou pitch. The Belgian had to wait a long time before making his debut for his new club.

62'
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! Barcelona 2 (62 mins - Lionel Messi) Deportivo La Coruna 0. And that should be the points wrapped up for the home side! Neymar breaks in behind Deportivo, and squares for Messi - who has the simple task of finishing into the empty net.

61' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

That was a disappointment. Xavi lines up the freekick from about 25 yards out, but the veteran midfielder gets his angles all wrong and directs his shot well over the crossbar.

59' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

This game has died down somewhat, but there is still plenty action elsewhere in La Liga! The battles to avoid the drop and the fight for Champions League places is going right down to the wire.

 
57' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

I wonder how long Xavi will remain on the pitch for. This is his Camp Nou farewell, but it shouldn't be overlooked that Barcelona still have two cup finals to play. They will need him for those!

56' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

This time Neymar tries a little bit to much and a few of his teammates tell him to stop show-boating. That that I think he will. The Brazilian has kept a lot of tricks in the bag for this game.

55' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

That result would move Sevilla into fourth position, which would drop Valencia into fifth place. Those two teams have been battling for a Champions League place all season long, and it comes down to this.

53' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Deportivo La Coruna need to move the ball further up the field. They simply aren't close enough to Masip's goal, with the young Barcelona goalkeeper untested up until this point.

52' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Of course, this game might not mean anything for Barcelona but it will go some way to deciding the fate of Deportivo La Coruna - who look on course to be relegated if this result stays the same.

51' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Neymar is determined to show off for Barcelona this evening. The Brazilian is enjoying himself and is being spurred on by the Camp Nou crowd every time he receives the ball from a teammate.

49' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Barcelona have picked up where they left off at the end of the first half, with Deportivo camped deep inside the own half. The away team just can't make any kind of impression in the final third.

 
47' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Xavi almost picks out the run of Rafinha, who has made a late run into the Deportivo La Coruna penalty area. But Fabricio does well to recognise the danger and comes out to clear on the slide.

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FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

What did you make of the first half? Should Enrique make some changes to the team at the break to ensure that his side remains fresh for the two cup finals they have to play? Tweet me!

48'
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

HALF-TIME: Barcelona 1-0 Deportivo La Coruna. The home side deserve their lead but they really should be further ahead than they are at the moment. Deportivo have been nowhere to be seen!

47' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

This is a real slog for Deportivo La Coruna at the moment. Cavaleiro comes close to making contact with a Lucas cross to the back post, but Barcelona survive and will go into the break 1-0 up.

46' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Roberto and Xavi exchange passes between themselves. There's a symbolism to the fact that both players are starting tonight. Roberto is seen as Xavi's natural successor at Barcelona.

44'
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

That was almost the moment the Camp Nou had been waiting for! Xavi takes a shot a goal from the edge of the penalty area, but the effort takes a deflection off Sidnei and spins wide of the target.

43' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Borges and Alex are keeping the ball better in the centre of the pitch, but they just can't make it stick in the final third. Barcelona are holding firm and breaking on the counter attack too.

42' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

As long as this stays 1-0, Deportivo La Coruna remain wuithin a chance. Barcelona's back four isn't exactly their most familiar, and so the away team could perhaps make the most of that.

 
40' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Play is back under way now at the Camp Nou after the delay to treat Canella, who has been replaced in the Deportivo La Coruna. Can the visitors find an equaliser before the break?

37' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Indeed, Canella is down on the turf and receiving treatment on what looks to be quite a serious shoulder injury. There will be a lengthy delay in the play here at the Camp Nou.

35' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Adriano and Canella clash as they challenge for a header, and the Deportivo La Coruna left-back has taken a sore one as he landed on the ground. That could be a dislocated shoulder.

34' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

The away team just can't the ball stick with just Lucas up front on his own. Deportivo La Coruna are pinned back inside their own area and need results elsewhere to go their way if they are to stay up.

33' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

The tempo of this game has died somewhat since Barcelona and Messi scored their opening goal of the contest. Deportivo just don't have the quality to provide a test to the Liga champions.

32' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Mathiue perhaps got away with one there! Laure had broken in behind the Barcelona defence, with the defender bundling over the Deportivo full-back in the box. But the referee says no penalty.

30' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

As things stand in La Liga, Deportivo La Coruna are on 34 points with Granada one place above them on 35 points. There's not much in it but Deportivo are still in the picture and could still survive if other results go their way.

 
29' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

A chant of 'CAMPEONES!' goes round the Camp Nou, with Barcelona dictating the pace of the game. This match has become something of a training exercuse for Enrique's side.

28' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

The away side are camped deep inside their half and simply can't get out. Barcelona are in complete control, with Deportivo La Coruna keeping just one striker up front on the break.

26' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

As he has done all the way through his career, Xavi is controlling the pace of his game from his position at the base of the midfield - with Barca looking for him all the time. They will miss him!

25' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Neymar is enjoying himself here. This time the Brazilian directs an overhead kick towards the Deportivo La Coruna, but it's straight at Fabricio. Still impressive technique from the Barca man.

24' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

A perfect pass from Xavi! The midfielder picks out the run of Rafinha with an excellent, first-time pass into the penalty area, but the former can't quite get the overhead kick away.

23' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Deportivo La Coruna need to make better use of their possession when they make it into the final third. The cross from Salomao wasn't so good and Barcelona can break on the counter attack.

22' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Just for a moment Pedro looked to be in on goal. Xavi tries to pick out the run of his Barcelona teammate over the top, but Fabricio watches it drift out play with relative ease.

21' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Roberto has been given the start in the centre of midfield for Barcelona alongside Xavi and Rafinha. There has been speculation over the youngster's future. Could this be his farewell too?

20' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

That was just a little bit over-elaborate from Barcelona as they look for a third goal. Messi should have pulled the trigger himself, but he decided to pass to Xavi instead - who is tackled.

 
18' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Pedro must have thought he was set to find the net! That was an astonishing double save from the Deportivo keeper. It was so good that the Camp Nou crowd applauded it. Brilliant.

17'
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

What an incredible double save from Fabricio! The Deportivo La Coruna keeper makes the initial save low down from Messi, and then gets up quickly to save from Pedro at close range. Wow!

16' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Now Messi tries to loop a header over Fabricio in the Deportivo La Coruna goal, but he couldn't quite get enough purchase on the effort and the goalkeeper makes the simple catch.

15'
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Barcelona were celebrating a second goal there, but the offside flag has been raised! Messi applied the finishing touch from a pass over the top, but the officials decide that he was offside.

14' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Neymar has boarded the showboat! The Brazilian shows off some joga bonito skills to beat his man, putting on a show for the Camp Nou crowd. They loved that, and Neymar has a smirk on his face.

13' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

It's interesting that Enrique has decided to stick with such a strong frontline for this match, with Messi, Neymar and Pedro all starting. They started against Atletico Madrid last week too!

12' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Deportivo La Coruna have hardly had a look in over the opening exchanges. They could be relegated today if results go against them, and at the moment that's what's happening. Eibar are winning!

10' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Barcelona already have the Liga title wrapped up - with last week's win over Atletico Madrid - but there is still plenty to play for elsewhere in the division, with teams looking to avoid the drop.

 
9' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Mathieu has been given the left-back role for Barcelona against Deportivo this afternoon, and the defender is revelling in the freedom he has been given up and down that wing.

8' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

But of course, the big event today is the farewell to Xavi that will be bid by the Barcelona fans. The legendary midfielder will leave the club at the end of the season to join Qatari team Al-Saad.

7' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

Vermaelen has been handed his debut for Barcelona this afternoon - on the final day of the Liga season. The Belgian defender has endured a torred injury-hit campaign since making the move from Arsenal.

5' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

I didn't even have time to run through the team news before Barcelona took the lead through Messi! Barca still have two cup finals to play this season, so they have made a number of changes.

4'
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
2 - 2
Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! Barcelona 1 (4 mins - Lionel Messi) Deportivo La Coruna 0. Well, that didn't take long. Rafinha shows great technique to dink a cross to the back post, where Messi is on hand to head home. Barca have the lead.

2' 
FC Barcelona - Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona
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Deportivo La CoruñaFC Barcelona - Deportivo La Coruña

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  PtsPWDLGFGA+/-
1FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona943830441102189
2Real MadridReal Madrid923830261183880
3Atlético MadridAtlético Madrid78382396672938
4Valencia CFValencia CF773822115703238
5Sevilla FCSevilla FC76382378714526
6Villarreal CFVillarreal CF6038161210483711
7Athletic ClubAthletic Club553815101342411
8Celta de VigoCelta de Vigo513813121347443
9Málaga CFMálaga CF5038148164248-6
10RCD EspanyolRCD Espanyol49381310154751-4
11Rayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano4938154194668-22
12Real SociedadReal Sociedad46381113144451-7
13Elche CFElche CF4138118193562-27
14Getafe CFGetafe CF3738107213364-31
15Levante UDLevante UD3738910193467-33
16EibarEibar353898213455-21
17Deportivo La CoruñaDeportivo La Coruña3538714173560-25
18Granada CFGranada CF3538714172964-35
19UD AlmeríaUD Almería293888223564-29
20Córdoba CFCórdoba CF2038311242268-46