Barca make history with Valladolid victory

January 23, 2010
Barcelona crushed Real Valladolid 3-0 away to move eight points clear at the top of La Liga on Saturday, reaching the mid-point of the season unbeaten for the first time.

Xavi, Daniel Alves and Lionel Messi scored to round off a positive week for the champions, in which coach Pep Guardiola ended speculation over his future by agreeing to a one-year contract extension.

Xavi grabbed the first on 20 minutes after he volleyed home Dani Alves' cross. Then just two minutes ...

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