Just a few days ago, FC Barcelona’s Champions League hopes were hanging on a miracle, while their Liga destiny was back in their own hands. But the miracle comeback against PSG has been followed by a disappointing 2-1 defeat at struggling Deportivo La Coruña, meaning Real Madrid has now moved back to the top of the league table with a win against Real Betis on Sunday.
The head coach of FC Barcelona, Luis Enrique made five changes to the team that had made history four days earlier, two of those forced in the cases of Rafinha and Neymar Jr, the latter replaced in the frontline by the forward Arda Turan.
And Alex Bergantinos’ winner 16 minutes from time handed Deportivo la Coruna a famous 2-1 win in the La Liga on Sunday.
As Joselu had fired Deportivo into a first-half lead before the Uruguay international Luis Suarez leveled the score for FC Barcelona in the first minute of the second half
But in the 74th mi. Bergantinos jumped highest from a corner to seal Deportivo’s first victory over the Spanish giant FC Barcelona since 2008.
And now Real Madrid has moved back to the top of the league table with a win against Real Betis on Sunday.