Barcelona scored a difficult victory over its home side, Valladolid, with a goal unanswered in the match that brought them together on Monday, in the 29th round of the Spanish Football League “LaLiga”.
Barcelona owes the victory to its French star, Osman Dembele, who scored the only goal of the match in the last minute of the original time of the match.
Valladolid ended the match with 10 men after Oscar Plano was sent off for violating Dembele in the 79th minute.
With this victory, Barcelona raised its score to 65 points and regained the runner-up position from its traditional rivals Real Madrid, who has 63 points, before their upcoming confrontation in the Spanish El Clasico next Saturday.
Barcelona narrowed the gap with leaders Atletico Madrid to one point, taking advantage of their recent loss to Sevilla, 1-0, on Sunday.
On the other hand, Valladolid scored 27 points in the 16th place on the LaLiga team ranking table.