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Barcelona 2-2 Getafe

Getafe players celebrate

Barcelona's title hopes suffered a major setback as a late Getafe goal earned them a draw at the Nou Camp.

Champions Barca, who paid tribute to ex-manager Tito Vilanova before kick-off, are three points behind leaders Atletico Madrid, who face Levante on Sunday, having played a game more.

Lionel Messi put the hosts ahead before Angel Lafita equalised for Getafe.

Alexis Sanchez put Barcelona back in front but Lafita scored his second in stoppage time to stun the home crowd.

Barca's first home match since Vilanova's death on April 25 was preceded by a minute's silence, while the players' shirts carried a tribute to their former coach.

Once the game got under way, Messi scored his 28th league goal of the season on 23 minutes, hammering a left-footed shot into the roof of the net following Dani Alves's cross.

But relegation-threatened Getafe levelled on 37 minutes when Lafita fired past Jose Manuel Pinto after Pablo Sarabia scooped a free-kick into the area.

La Liga title run-in
Atletico MadridReal MadridBarcelona
3-4 MayLevante (A)Valencia (H)
7 MayValladolid (A)
10-11 MayMalaga (H)Celta Vigo (A)Elche (A)
18 MayBarcelona (A)Espanyol (H)Atl. Madrid (H)

The hosts went back in front on 67 minutes as Cesc Fabregas's blocked shot fell to Sanchez, who drilled into the bottom corner.

Messi had a golden chance to seal the victory but his lofted shot drifted over the crossbar, before Sarabia volleyed straight at Pinto at the other end.

Getafe found their equaliser, though, as Lafita thumped a header past Pinto with seconds of injury time remaining to all but extinguish Barca's title hopes.

Nou Camp tributes to Tito Vilanova
Players and fans paid tribute to former Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova, who died on April 25
Barcelona's shirts
Barcelona's shirts carried their own tribute to Vilanova.

Line-ups

Barcelona

  • 13Pinto Colorado
  • 22Dani AlvesBooked at 38mins
  • 21AdrianoBooked at 90mins
  • 16Busquets
  • 15Bartra
  • 14MascheranoBooked at 36minsSubstituted forFábregasat 66'minutes
  • 6XaviSubstituted forSongat 87'minutes
  • 8Iniesta
  • 10Messi
  • 9Sánchez
  • 7PedroSubstituted forTelloat 90+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Montoya
  • 4Fábregas
  • 17Song
  • 19Afellay
  • 20Tello
  • 24Sergi
  • 25Olazábal Paredes

Getafe

  • 25Jacobi
  • 20Valera
  • 18Escudero
  • 22Rodríguez Villamuela
  • 15López Gómez
  • 2Ruano Delgado
  • 8Sarabia
  • 5LacenSubstituted forMaderaat 86'minutes
  • 19Cruz CamposSubstituted forMosqueraat 67'minutes
  • 7LafitaBooked at 42mins
  • 11ColungaSubstituted forGavilánat 45+2'minutesBooked at 65mins

Substitutes

  • 3Lago
  • 10Gavilán
  • 12Arroyo
  • 13Codina
  • 21Madera
  • 23Fernández Fernández
  • 24Mosquera
Referee:
José Antonio Teixeira Vitienes
Attendance:
70,110

Match Stats

Home TeamBarcelonaAway TeamGetafe
Possession
Home76%
Away24%
Shots
Home21
Away8
Shots on Target
Home8
Away5
Corners
Home11
Away3
Fouls
Home13
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Barcelona 2, Getafe 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barcelona 2, Getafe 2.

Goal!

Goal! Barcelona 2, Getafe 2. Ángel Lafita (Getafe) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jaime Gavilán with a cross.

Foul by Dani Alves (Barcelona).

Pedro Mosquera (Getafe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Barcelona. Cristian Tello replaces Pedro.

Booking

Adriano (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card.

Francesc Fábregas (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Míchel (Getafe).

Substitution

Substitution, Barcelona. Alexandre Song replaces Xavi.

Substitution

Substitution, Getafe. Míchel replaces Mehdi Lacen.

Attempt blocked. Pablo Sarabia (Getafe) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona).

Alexis (Getafe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adriano (Barcelona).

Pablo Sarabia (Getafe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Pablo Sarabia (Getafe) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jaime Gavilán.

Attempt missed. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Pedro.

Corner, Getafe. Conceded by Dani Alves.

Attempt blocked. Pablo Sarabia (Getafe) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Pedro Mosquera.

Attempt missed. Dani Alves (Barcelona) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Lionel Messi with a cross.

Attempt saved. Juan Rodríguez (Getafe) header from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jaime Gavilán with a cross.

Foul by Adriano (Barcelona).

Pablo Sarabia (Getafe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Francesc Fábregas (Barcelona) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Alexis Sánchez.

Attempt missed. Pedro (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Alexis.

Substitution

Substitution, Getafe. Pedro Mosquera replaces Sammir.

Goal!

Goal! Barcelona 2, Getafe 1. Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Attempt blocked. Pedro (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Francesc Fábregas.

Substitution

Substitution, Barcelona. Francesc Fábregas replaces Javier Mascherano.

Booking

Jaime Gavilán (Getafe) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Dani Alves (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jaime Gavilán (Getafe).

Attempt blocked. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Xavi.

Corner, Getafe. Conceded by Marc Bartra.

Foul by Adriano (Barcelona).

Pablo Sarabia (Getafe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Adriano (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt saved. Pedro (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lionel Messi.

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