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Barça beat Valencia to close gap on Madrid

20 March 2017
Barcelona narrowed the gap on La Liga leaders, Real Madrid, with victory over Valencia.

In an thrilling game, Luis Enrique’s men came from behind to win 4-2, with Lionel Messi grabbing a double.

It means Barça are now just two points off the summit – although their fierce rivals Madrid have a game in hand.

Elsewhere, third-place Sevilla’s title hopes took another blow as they lost 3-1 at Atletico Madrid.

Meanwhile, Juventus extended their lead at the top of Italy’s Serie A to eight points with a 1-0 win over Sampdoria, whilst Bayern Munich have a 13-point advantage at the Bundesliga summit following a 1-0 win at Borussia Monchengladbach.