La Liga Wrap: Barcelona extend run, Espanyol held

Gerardo Martino's men picked up where they left off in their 2-1 Clasico win over Real Madrid on Saturday as Barca produced a fine performance to move four points clear at the top of La Liga ahead of Atletico Madrid, who face Granada on Thursday.

Alexis Sanchez gave Barca the lead after just nine minutes in what was his 100th appearance for the club, Celta goalkeeper Yoel parrying Cesc Fabregas' shot straight into the path of the Chile international, who slotted in from point-blank range.

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