Barcelona V Deportivo - As it happened.

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Barcelona V Deportivo - As it happened.

Patrick Power by Patrick Power @rfutbol - 4 7,427

Join us for live updates of La Liga clash between Barcelona and Deportivo at the Camp Nou.

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92'
Barcelona ease to victory thanks to goals from Luis Suarez (2) and Paulinho (2) to open the gap with Atletico to six points.
91'
Ter Stegen tested late on with Valle registering Deportivo's first shot on target.
90'
2 minutes stoppage time.
89'
Valle goes for goal but his strike is deflected over the bar.
88'
Messi even goes for goal from the corner, but it hits the side-netting. Almost another post...
84'
Luis Suarez and Messi through on goal and the Uruguayan goes for goal, hitting the outside of the left post.
83'
Carles Gil replaced by Valle.
80'
Messi through on goal and he somehow fires into the stands. Will he score today? It's not looking likely...
79'
Digne the final change for Barcelona. On for Jordi Alba.
74'
Goal! Paulinho again! Jordi Alba's finish comes off the post and into the path of the Brazilian, who once again taps into an empty net.
71'
Ruben has had a great game despite conceding three goals. He denied Suarez and then kept Messi out from the spot.
69'
Messi standing over it and Ruben goes the right way.
69'
Suarez goes down in the box from a challenge from Valverde. Penalty for Barcelona.
68'
Suarez is through on goal and he tries to go around Ruben but the keeper snatches the ball from under his feet.
66'
Off the post! Unbelievable! Messi hits the post for the third time today from a free-kick.
63'
Guilherme and Colak are replaced by Valverde and Bakkali.
60'
A spell of possession for Deportivo who are not giving up just yet. Barca could kill this on the break.
55'
Gomes on for Iniesta.
54'
A rare chance for the visitors. Carles Gil hit the side-netting with a fierce strike.
50'
Barcelona cruising here. Everybody wants to get on the scoresheet now.
47'
Goal! Suarez gets his second! A fantastic assist from Sergi Roberto for Suarez to bury his low cross into the back of the net at the back post.
46'
Deportivo get the second half underway!
45'
Barcelona lead at the break thanks to goals by Luis Suarez and Paulinho, but the former could have two to his name had his second not been disallowed. Deportivo need something special for the second half.
44'
Ruben does well to deny Suarez's first attempt but his second rabona strike may have crossed the line. The referee waves away claims.
40'
Messi has another go at goal but it comes off the base of the post. Paulinho is there to tap in the rebound and double Barcelona's lead.
37'
Barca break in numbers. Messi opens for Suarez before receiving the return pass in the box and hitting the crossbar.
36'
Barcelona looking for a second before the break. Some patient build-up play in the last few minutes.
32'
Schar is booked for a foul on Suarez.
28'
Goal! Luis Suarez scores! Messi is found in behind the defence and the Argentine unselfishly squares for Suarez to tap into an empty net.
27'
The hosts cranking up the pressure. Luis Suarez crosses for Vidal at the back post and the right-back's volley is tipped over the bar by Ruben. Good save.
26'
Messi inside the box and his strike is cleared by Ruben.
25'
Deportivo have been able to deal comfortably with Barca's attacks, but there is a sense of looming danger.
22'
Aleix Vidal on for Alcacer.
20'
Alcacer limps off with what looks like a muscular injury.
18'
A decent spell in attack for the visitors, who have taken a step forward.
14'
Alba finds Messi at the edge of the box and the Argentine hits it straight at Ruben.
13'
Deportivo have managed to shake off some of the early pressure, but it will be hard to keep Barcelona at bay for 90 minutes.
10'
Ter Stegen is tested with a weak shot from Borges.
9'
It's all Barcelona in the opening stages. Deportivo waiting to hit on the break.
5'
Alcacer has the ball in the net but it's disallowed. Jordi Alba was offside when he squared for the striker.
3'
First opening for Barcelona. Iniesta plays the ball into the box and Messi cannot direct his finish at goal. It sails over the bar.
3'
A couple of early fouls on Iniesta. The visitors know who they have to mark firmly, with Messi not getting involved.
2'
As expected, Barcelona get on the ball early on. All Deportivo players behind the ball.
1'
Barcelona get the ball rolling!
Prev.
Lionel Messi presents his Golden Shoe to the Camp Nou. The stadium erupts into chant: "Messi, Messi!"
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Handshakes underway between both sets of players. Kick-off moments away.
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Both teams emerge from the tunnel. The Camp Nou is far from full but still a lively atmosphere inside the stadium.
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Barcelona can take a six-point lead over second-placed Atletico Madrid with a win tonight and an 11-point gap over Real ahead of next week's 'Clasico'.
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Deportivo: Ruben, Juanfran, Schar, Sidnei, Navarro, Guilherme, Borges, Gil, Colak, Adrian, Lucas.
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Barcelona: Ter Stegen, S Roberto, Vermaelen, Pique, Alba, Paulinho, Rakitic, Iniesta, Messi, Suarez, Alcacer.
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