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Rayo stun La Liga leaders Barcelona

Updated on: 28 April,2023 09:06 AM IST  |  Barcelona
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Rayo broke the deadlock early on when Alvaro Garcia drilled home across Marc-Andre ter Stegen and into the bottom corner. Rayo doubled their lead after the break when left-back Fran Garcia pressed Frenkie de Jong, collected the ball and drove on to score

Rayo stun La Liga leaders Barcelona

Rayo players celebrate after scoring against Barcelona on Wednesday. Pic/Getty Images

Rayo Vallecano stunned impotent La Liga leaders Barcelona on Wednesday with a 2-1 win, outplaying the Catalans at a rowdy Vallecas. 


Xavi Hernandez’s Barcelona remain 11 points clear of second-placed Real Madrid with seven matches remaining. 


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Rayo broke the deadlock early on when Alvaro Garcia drilled home across Marc-Andre ter Stegen and into the bottom corner. Rayo doubled their lead after the break when left-back Fran Garcia pressed Frenkie de Jong, collected the ball and drove on to score. 

Lewandowski pulled one back for Barcelona after Franck Kessie’s shot was blocked, ending a run of four games without a goal for the division’s top scorer.

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