La Liga round-up: Barça extend lead; Villarreal held

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Recreativo Huelva logo
0 - 2
Barcelona logo

Lionel Messi 51

Seydou Keita 85

Barcelona stretched their lead at the top of La Liga to three points after beating hosts Recreativo Huelva 2-0.

Barça struggled to break down the Andalusians and it took 51 minutes to break the deadlock through Lionel Messi.

Seydou Keita added a late second after coming on as a substitute to seal a ninth straight league win for Pep Guardiola's side.

Malaga logo
2 - 2
Villarreal logo
Duda 30
Giuseppe Rossi 7
Helder Rosario 90
Joseba Llorente 49

Helder Rosario struck in injury time to salvage a point for Málaga as they drew 2-2 with Villarreal.

Giuseppe Rossi put Villarreal ahead after seven minutes before Duda swung a left-footed free kick to draw level in the 30th minute.

Joseba Llorente thought he had won it for Villarreal as he put the visitors in front again in the 49th minute with his sixth goal of the season.

But Rosario headed an injury-time equaliser beyond goalkeeper Diego Lopez from a tight angle to deny the Yellow Submarines.

Elsewhere in La Liga on Sunday:

Almeria logo
2 - 1
Real Mallorca logo
Atlético Madrid
Atletico Madrid logo
4 - 1
Deportivo La Coruna logo
Deportivo La Coruña
Espanyol logo
3 - 4
Numancia logo
Getafe logo
0 - 2
Sevilla logo
Real Betis
Real Betis logo
2 - 1
Racing Santander logo
Racing Santander
Athletic Bilbao
Athletic Bilbao logo
2 - 0
Osasuna logo

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