Lionel Messi, Neymar Help F.C. Barcelona to Comfortable Win Over Rayo Vallecano

Lionel Messi and Neymar scored a goal each in two successive minutes in the first half to secure the game 2-0 for Barcelona vs Rayo Vallecano.

updated: October 05, 2014 09:29 IST
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Hunting in pairs! Neymar and Messi celebrate after scoring for Barcelona.


Barcelona recovered from their midweek defeat to Paris Saint-Germain as goals from Lionel Messi and Neymar handed them a comfortable 2-0 win away to nine-man Rayo Vallecano on Saturday.

Valencia remained just two points behind the Catalans at the top of the table with a 3-1 win over champions Atletico Madrid thanks to three goals in the opening 13 minutes.

After resisting some early pressure from Rayo, Barcelona killed the game off with two goals in as many minutes just after the half hour mark as Messi and Neymar took advantage of the hosts' high line to continued their fine goalscoring form.

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