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Late Messi goal earns Barcelona a draw

Late Messi goal earns Barcelona a draw

09.01.2017

Lionel Messi scored a sublime last-minute free-kick to salvage a point for Barcelona and deny Villarreal a famous win on Sunday.

Messi hit a post and Barca were denied a penalty when Bruno handled a shot by the Argentina forward, before Messi's brilliant set-piece goal.

 

Barca stay third in the table and trail leaders Real Madrid by five points.

 

Villarreal, who remain fifth in La Liga, had full-back Jaume Costa sent off close to full-time after a second yellow card"
 

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