Barcelona registered their fifth victory in six La Liga matches for the 2014-15 season by humiliating Granada 6-0 at Camp Nou on Saturday. Brazilian star Neymar opened the scoring on the night with a deflected effort in the 26th minute. Ivan Rakitic header in the 43rd minute from Lionel Messi’s cross put the Catalan giants into a 2-0 lead after which Neymar doubled his tally for the evening just before half-time.
Midfielder Xavi Hernandez and teenage striker Munir El Haddadi attempt to add a fourth failed as the former’s free-kick was saved by Fernández Alvarellos while the latter’s effort fizzed past the goal mouth by just a fraction of an inch. Messi finally got into the scoring act by heading home Dani Alves’ cross, to hit the 400-goal milestone in the 62nd minute.
Neymar got his first La Liga hat-trick for Barcelona four minutes later and Messi took his tally for the season to five goals in the 82nd minute to complete the 6-0 route. The result ensured Luis Enrique’s side retain on top of the La Liga table with 16 points.
See the goals, misses and all the highlights of the match below.