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Adriano gets the winner

In the third game of Tito Vilanova’s season in charge, Barça won 1-0 thanks to an corker of goal from a man who rarely got on the scoresheet, Adriano. The team would go on to win their 22nd league title with three games to spare. 


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Painful defeat

Tata Martino took charge for the season after, and was beaten at home to a Valencia side managed by former FCB striker Pizzi. The visiting goals came from Parejo, Piatti and Alcácer, although Barça had taken an early lead through Alexis and Leo Messi had made it two-each from the penalty spot just after the break. Barça would eventually have to settle for second place in the championship behind Atlético Madrid.


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Great beginning, great ending

Luis Suárez put Barça ahead in the very first minute and Messi clinched the three points with just two to go in Luis Enrique’s first home fixture with Valencia, with Claudio Bravo saving a penalty to boot. Barça would go on to win league number 23 with a massive tally of 94 points


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Seventh heaven

Barça also hosted Valencia in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey that year, and the 7-0 win in the first leg at Camp Nou made the return at Mestalla a mere formality. Leo Messi got his 34th career hat-trick, and yet was still upstaged by a ruthless Luis Suárez, who netted the other four. Barça would go on to add the cup to their impressive trophy haul by beating Sevilla 2-0 at the Vicente Calderón.


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Setback five games from the end

That 7-0 win came in stark contrast to the last time Valencia were at the Camp Nou. Santi Mina and Ivan Rakitic (in his own net) put the visitors into two-goal lead and Leo Messi’s penalty was not enough to turn things around against the side coached by Pako Ayestarán. But despite that severe hiccup, Barça still went on to win their 24th league title by winning all five of their remaining fixtures.

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