Barcelona blitz Espanyol 4-0

Barcelona 4 – Espanyol 0 (La Liga, January 6, 2013) (Alternative highlights & Longer highlights.) Ten minutes in, Iniesta crossed for Xavi to make it 1-0. Pedro made it 2-0 after great work from Messi. On 27 it was 3-0 as Pedro claimed his second from a Busquets assist. It was 4-0 after half-an-hour when Lionel Messi converted a penalty for his first goal of 2013.

GIF: Xavi goal v Espanyol.

Lionel Messi hits the woodwork with a free-kick v Espanyol.

Pedro disallowed goal v Espanyol.

Andres Iniesta skill v Espanyol.

Sandro Rosell: “Tito has shown great physical and mental strength”.

Tito Vilanova: “It’s a present for the people”.

Tito: “I feel protected by the Club”.

Tekkers! Cesc Fabregas & Andres Iniesta back heels v Espanyol.

B101 Writer