The Barcelona took all three points from his visit to Pamplona (0-2) with goals from Jordi Alba and Ilaix Moriba, who made his debut as a gunner with the Barça first team, to put pressure on Atlético and Real Madrid in the fight for the League, before a Osasuna who came out strong, but the first goal changed the course of the duel.
Jagoba Arrasate warned at the press conference of the importance of pressure, something that his players launched as soon as the game started. The Argentinian Jonathan Calleri was about to surprise Ter Stegen with a shot from his own field, but the German recoiled to stop the ball comfortably.
Minutes later, the Blaugrana goalkeeper made a spectacular stop with a changed hand to take a left-footed shot from Kike Barja from the front of the area that slipped through a squad.
The Barcelona he was taking over the game and in the 30th minute he scored the first goal. Leo Messi he filtered a pass over the red defense and Jordi Alba controlled the ball and beat Sergio Herrera with a powerful shot.
Osasuna He did not lose face to the match and kept trying without finding the goal prize. Rubén García missed another chance that could mean a draw for his team before the break.
The change of Umtiti for Dembelé made Barcelona change the system with the idea of advancing the pressure and thus drown his rival.
The party slowed down and the Catalans began to carry out their possession game to tire the Arrasate pupils. Calleri missed a clear header that would have put the finishing touch to the great effort with which he tried to help his teammates.
In the 83rd minute, the young Ilaix, who replaced Busquets in 68, controlled the ball in front of the area, made a cut and he released a tremendous lash with his left foot that beat Herrera. The Barça sentenced with the first goal of his canterano with the first team.
0 – Osasuna: Sergio Herrera; Nacho Vidal, Aridane, David García, Manu Sánchez; Torres (Gallego, m. 85), Torró (Oier, m. 85), Moncayola, Rubén García (Budimir, m. 72); Kike Barja (Jony, m. 62), Calleri (Adrián, m. 72).
2 – Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Mingueza, Lenglet, Umtiti (Dembelé, d. 47); Dest, De Jong, Busquets (Ilaix, m. 68), Pedri (Riqui Puig, m. 87), Jordi Alba (Junior, m. 87); Griezmann (Braithwaite, d. 68), Messi.
Goals: 0-1, m.30: Alba. 0-2, m.83: Ilaix.
Referee: Guillermo Cuadra Fernández (Balearic Committee). He showed a yellow card to Umtiti and Junior, from Barcelona.
Incidents: Match corresponding to the twenty-sixth day of The league Santander played at the El Sadar stadium behind closed doors.