Barcelona relaxed and fresh ahead of final La Liga push - Valverde

Valverde taking no chances as Barcelona close in on La Liga title

Valverde taking no chances as Barcelona close in on La Liga title

Ruben Pardo tried his luck from a distance, and the shot took a deflection off Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo, but Ter Stegen reacted in time to turn the ball aside.

Victory means Barca only have to beat Alaves on Tuesday and then Levante next Saturday to be crowned champions at Camp Nou, while three points against Alaves will be enough on its own if Atletico Madrid then lose to Valencia on Wednesday.

It didn't take Barcelona long to respond, as Barca's left-back Jordi Alba scored with a clean strike.

Meanwhile, Chelsea have emerged as a possible team for Coutinho, who has been linked with a move back to the Premier League.

"The final's on the horizon and we will do everything to win", he stated.

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Earlier, Atletico Madrid had needed Thomas Lemar to come off the bench and find an 85th-minute victor against Eibar.

The home fans were none too happy about the referee's decision, and in the midst of all the whistles Messi came on for Dembele so that Argentine could get in 30 minutes of work.

Atletico Madrid forward Alvaro Morata lost his temper late-on with referee Javier Alberola when the match official appeared to give him a friendly clip around the back of the head.

"I have never seen a referee do that, I don't know what will happen".

"It reminded me of when I did it to the fourth official and they banned me for four games", Simeone said.

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"I think the manager is dividing the minutes out really well among the different players, but we got the result which is the important thing", he said.

At the opposite end, Barcelona keeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen had to make stops in quick succession against Juanmi and Willian Jose before Rulli turned aside a low blast from Luis Suarez.

Bottom duo Rayo Vallecano and Huesca shared the points from a goalless draw which does little to aid either's hopes of survival.

Celta Vigo eased any relegation fears with a 2-1 victory over Girona on Saturday afternoon.

However, the hosts grabbed the winning goal in the 69th minute as Aspas turned provider to set Sofiane Boufal for the goal.

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