Lionel Messi scored two needs and geared up two assists as Barcelona thrashed Correct Valladolid 5-1 to strategy again to the tip of La Liga.
Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet drove in an early goal sooner than Kiko bundled in for Valladolid.
Arturo Vidal poked in from Messi’s cross to revive Barcelona’s lead sooner than the Argentine curled in a distinguished free-kick – the 50th such goal of his occupation.
Messi powered in a fourth after which location up Luis Suarez to brush in a fifth.
Barcelona weren’t in motion on the weekend after their sport with Correct Madrid grew to become postponed attributable to safety fears surrounding the continuing protests in Catalonia.
That allowed Granada, who had absolute prime returned to the tip flight this season, the possibility to in its place turn into the Spanish prime flight’s not probably leaders as they beat Correct Betis 1-0.
Barcelona wished to grab to reclaim prime location, which they did in spectacular type with Messi at his scintillating absolute prime.
Earlier, Atletico Madrid had been held to a 1-1 intention by Alaves.
Alvaro Morata gave Atletico the lead after ending off a lovely crew switch nonetheless an attractive long-differ strike by aged West Ham ahead Lucas Perez earned Alaves a stage.