Barcelona thrashed Almeria 2-0 at Camp Nou in an emotional fixture to claim all the 3 points and a clean sheet in Gerard Pique farewell match. Lewandowski received the La Liga player of the month award before the kick off but later missed a penalty in the 7th minute to force a goalless draw at halftime. Barcelona opened the scores in the 48th minute through Dembele who was assisted by Busquets and Frenkie De Jong scored the 2nd goal in the 62nd minute to seal a vital 2-0 victory. Following the 2-0 win; Barcelona replaced Real Madrid at the top of La Liga table with 34 points while Almeria dropped to position 14 with 13 points.
Osasuna saw off Celta De Vigo 2-1 at home to climb up to position 4 in the La Liga table with 23 points while Vigo dropped to position 17 with 11 points. Real Valladolid won 2-1 against Elche to climb up to position 10 in the La Liga table with 17 points while Elche are 20th with 4 points.
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