Barcelona cruised to a straightforward 4-0 victory over Granada of their La Liga conflict on Saturday night.
Antoine Griezmann netted the opener for Barca within the twelfth minute.
Lionel Messi then scored two quick-fire targets, giving the Catalan giants a 3-0 lead going into half-time.
Griezmann notched his second with slightly below half-an-hour remaining to place gloss on what was an easy victory.
Messi was going via a tough patch initially of the season.
However he has been again to his greatest in current weeks and he was actually excellent as soon as once more at Nuevo Estadio de Los Cármenes.
Messi managed to finish his mini free-kick drought on the night. He scored his first free-kick for 178 days, which was the 54th of his profession.
His son, Mateo, clearly loved it.
Messi’s spouse recorded Mateo’s response when his father netted his sensible set-piece in opposition to Granada.
And he completely beloved it. Watch his response under:
Mateo clearly loved that and understandably so.
Messi was denied the prospect of a hat-trick as Ronald Koeman determined to sub him off and provides him a relaxation within the sixty fourth minute.
The Dutch supervisor then raved in regards to the Argentine in his post-match interview.
“Barcelona want Leo,” Koeman stated, per Marca. “Due to his essential and effectiveness. We’d like him to struggle for titles.
“Because of the lead we have been capable of take him off. Messi tries his greatest for the workforce and these days he has been doing very effectively, very efficient.
“Like the remainder of the workforce, the beginning of the season was poor, however he has at all times been motivated. Now he’s scoring extra, however he has at all times been concerned.”
Barcelona at the moment are third in La Liga, 4 factors behind Atletico Madrid.
Diego Simeone’s aspect have three video games in hand, although, that means Barcelona should preserve profitable to have any likelihood of catching them.