After the 0-2, Getafe scored and the team suffered during the second half in order to win and increase the distance from the second
Sevilla and Atlético tied and Real Madrid was defeated by Real Sociedad. It was a great night to win and increase the distance as a leader and Barça did it. But it was not as it could be expected. Getafe was tough, disciplined when defending and agressive when attacking.
In fact, Getafe scored first but the referee did not concede the goal as Jaime Mata committed foul to Clément Lenglet. After it, FCBarcelona started to play rampant leaded by Leo Messi. The Argentinian drived all the attacks and it was him that scored the 0-1. Messi gave Barça the lead in a play that seemed to end badly. But Leo pressed strongly, won the bounce and scored.
The goal gave Barça power and between the 10' and the 40', the team created lots of chances. Another time Messi assisted Arthur, who saw Piqué alone and passed him the ball inside the penalty area. But the centre-back was not accurate and Soria denied him the goal. However, Luis Suárez did not miss his chance. His volley shot from outside the penalty area surprised Soria. It was the 0-2 and it seemed that the match was over, but Getafe scored fastly the 1-2 before the half time.
The match was still opened, but Barça knew how to suffer during the second half and Ter Stegen denied all the chances. Barcelona won 1-2 and the team increased the distance in the top of the leadership. Atlético is at five points, Sevilla at seven and Real Madrid at ten.