Valladolid beat champions Barca to spice up salvation hopes

Real Valladolid earned an necessary 3-1 victory over champions Barcelona to spice up their La Liga survival hopes on Tuesday.

The hosts had been good worth for his or her victory and climbed to seventeenth, transferring provisionally three factors away from the relegation zone.

Barcelona defender Andreas Christensen despatched Valladolid on their manner by heading into his personal internet within the second minute.

Canadian striker Cyle Larin added the second from the penalty spot after Eric Garcia tripped Gonzalo Plata within the space, with the Ecuadorian winger scoring the third on the break.

La Liga’s high goalscorer Robert Lewandowski pulled one again for the Catalans within the remaining phases.

Barcelona winger Raphinha revealed a message of help for Real Madrid winger and Brazil compatriot Vinicius Junior within the second half when he was substituted.

Vinicius was racially abused by Valencia followers on Sunday at their Mestalla stadium.

“I did not know he was going to do it however I feel it is a good message, as a result of racism has to finish,” Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong informed DAZN, after Raphinha took his shirt off to indicate the message after being substituted.

Gamers from each side held up a banner studying “racists out of soccer” earlier than the sport, as a part of a La Liga and Spanish soccer federation initiative following the abuse on Sunday.

Younger playmaker Pablo Torre began for the primary time in La Liga for Barcelona and put in a brilliant efficiency however his group had been sluggish as a complete and fell to a second consecutive defeat.

Goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen continues to be chasing the La Liga clear sheet file of 26 — he has 25 with two matches remaining.

Valladolid beat champions Barca to spice up salvation hopes