Barcelona smash Bilbao 5-1

Barcelona 5 – Athletic Bilbao 1 (La Liga, December 1, 2012) (Longer highlightsGerard Pique slotted Barcelona in front on 23 minutes. Two minutes later it was 2-0 as Lionel Messi ran through and clipped past the keeper, but the goal was credited to Fernando Amorebieta Lionel Messi. Just before the break it was game over as Messi & Cesc teed up Adriano for 3-0. In the second half, Barcelona continued to dominate and Cesc Fabregas claimed number four. Ibai Gomez pulled one back but almost immediately it was 5-1 as Lionel Messi crashed the fifth into the top corner.

GIF: Gerard Pique goal v Athletic Bilbao.

GIF: Amorebieta own goal for Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao.

Video. Numerous angles of Barcelona’s second goal v Bilbao: Lionel Messi or Amorebieta own goal?

GIF: Lionel Messi makes it 5-1 Barcelona v Bilbao.

Video. Incredible break by Pique, Messi & Pedro, just misses v Bilbao.