For all their dominance, possession and chances, Xavi Hernandez’s Barcelona find a way through stubborn Almeria backline, as they’re condemned to a 1-0 defeat at the Power Horse Stadium.
Toure’s first-half piledriver proves to be enough to secure all three points for the struggling side, as Barca miss the chance to go 10 points clear at the top.
The Catalan giants had almost all of the possession and opportunities in the second 45 minutes, but didn’t test goalkeeper Martinez anywhere near enough.
Almeria’s defence, led by the brillant Rodrigo Ely, repelled everything thrown at them by a cross-happy Barca, and the clean sheet ensures Almeria claim the points in a siesmic Andalusian upset.
This result will be off bigger advantage to Real Madrid, while Barcelona on the other wouldn’t annoyed to have dropped points, Next up for the Blaugrana is a match against Carlo Ancelotti’s side in the Copa Del Rey, while Almeria play host to Villarreal in the Spanish La Liga.
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