October 16, 2018

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Barcelona hits 28 consecutive games without loss

Barcelona hits 28 consecutive games without loss

Barcelona did just enough to defeat last-place Levante 2-0 and tie its all-time record of 28 consecutive games without losing on Sunday.

Barcelona took the lead with an own goal by defender David Navarro in the 21st and sealed the victory with an injury-time goal by Luis Suarez to match the unbeaten streak set by Pep Guardiola’s team in the 2010-11 season.

The result also kept Barcelona atop the Spanish league with 54 points, three more than Atletico Madrid, which defeated Eibar 3-1 on Saturday. Third-place Real Madrid is seven points off the lead going into its game at Granada later Sunday. Barcelona will have a game in hand at the end of the 23rd round this weekend.

It was the 10th win in a row for Barcelona. Luis Enrique’s squad hasn’t lost since a 2-1 defeat at Sevilla in the seventh round of the Spanish league in October. Read more

 

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