FC Barcelona moved into to second place in the Spanish La Liga on Saturday courtesy of their 2-1 comeback victory against Valencia CF at the Camp Nou.
Pablo Hernández put Valencia up 1-0 after 38 minutes with a deflected shot from Jérémy Mathieu’s cross. However, less than two minutes after the half-time break, Andrés Iniesta scored by continuing his run on a one-two with Xavi Hernández and slotting the play’s pass into the net. Carles Puyol headed in the match winner into the net from Xavi’s cross after 63 minutes to see the Catalan giants on 16 points from 7 matches.
FC Barcelona: Víctor Valdés; Alves, Piqué, Puyol, Maxwell; Busquets, Xavi (Marcherano, min.77), Keita (Abidal, min.87); Iniesta, Villa (Pedro, min.81), Messi.
Valencia CF: César; Bruno, Navarro, Ricardo Costa, Jordi Alba; Albelda, Fernandes, Ever Banega (Mata, min.66), Mathieu (Vicente, min.84); Pablo, Soldado (Adúriz, min.62)
Goals: 0-1, min.38: Pablo Hernández. 1-1, min.46: Iniesta. 2-1, min.64: Puyol.