Spanish La Liga
Barcelona3Villarreal0

Barcelona 3-0 Villarreal

Neymar
Neymar took his tally to 11 league goals for the season

Brazil's Neymar scored twice for Barcelona - including a stunning second - as the La Liga champions comfortably defeated Villarreal at the Nou Camp.

Neymar had side-footed home the opener in the second half, but saved his best until last, flicking the ball over a defender and volleying home.

Luis Suarez netted Barca's second from the penalty spot after Munir El Haddadi was brought down.

Barcelona face rivals Real Madrid in El Clasico in their next league game.

Luis Enrique's Barca players take on Rafa Benitez's men at the Santiago Bernabeu on 21 November.

How Neymar scored his stunner

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First came the chest control from Luis Suarez's pass
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Neymar had a look and saw Villarreal full-back Jaume Costa coming
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An exquisite flick saw Neymar take the ball over Costa's head, turning the defender inside out
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Before Neymar let the ball drop and finished the move off with a brilliant volley
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Neymar was pretty happy with the goal. Costa - in the background - looked like he had forgotten what day it was
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And then the celebration with his team-mate

Social media reaction

Twitter reaction to Neymar goal
Twitter reaction to Neymar goal
Twitter reaction to Neymar goal

Line-ups

Barcelona

  • 13Bravo
  • 6Alves da Silva
  • 3PiquéBooked at 64minsSubstituted forBartraat 82'minutes
  • 24MathieuBooked at 27mins
  • 18Alba
  • 20Roberto Carnicer
  • 5Busquets
  • 8IniestaBooked at 37mins
  • 17El HaddadiSubstituted forRamírezat 79'minutes
  • 9SuárezBooked at 47mins
  • 11NeymarBooked at 47mins

Substitutes

  • 1ter Stegen
  • 15Bartra
  • 19Ramírez
  • 21Correia
  • 23Vermaelen
  • 26Samper
  • 28Gumbau

Villarreal

  • 13Areola
  • 2Pérez MartínezBooked at 39mins
  • 23BoneraBooked at 72mins
  • 6Ruiz
  • 11Costa JordáBooked at 69mins
  • 19Castillejo AzuagaSubstituted forGarcía Sánchezat 79'minutes
  • 4PinaSubstituted forBakambuat 66'minutes
  • 21Bruno
  • 8J dos Santos
  • 18D Suárez
  • 9Soldado

Substitutes

  • 3Jokic
  • 7García Sánchez
  • 14Trigueros Muñoz
  • 17Bakambu
  • 22Rukavina
  • 25Barbosa
  • 26Leiva
Referee:
Carlos Clos Gómez
Attendance:
72,585

Match Stats

Home TeamBarcelonaAway TeamVillarreal
Possession
Home64%
Away36%
Shots
Home20
Away5
Shots on Target
Home9
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away2
Fouls
Home12
Away19

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Barcelona 3, Villarreal 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Barcelona 3, Villarreal 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Luis Suárez (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Neymar following a fast break.

  4. Post update

    Marc Bartra (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Dangerous play by Roberto Soldado (Villarreal).

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Mario (Villarreal) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jonathan dos Santos.

  7. Goal!

    Goal! Barcelona 3, Villarreal 0. Neymar (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Luis Suárez following a fast break.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Marc Bartra (Barcelona).

  9. Post update

    Denis Suárez (Villarreal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Samuel (Villarreal).

  12. Post update

    Sergio Busquets (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Samuel (Villarreal).

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Barcelona. Marc Bartra replaces Gerard Piqué.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Neymar.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Luis Suárez (Barcelona).

  18. Post update

    Daniele Bonera (Villarreal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Villarreal. Samuel replaces Samu Castillejo.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Barcelona. Sandro Ramírez replaces Munir El Haddadi.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 8th November 2015

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