FC Barcelona continued to stay within striking distance of leaders Real Madrid in the Spanish La Liga on Saturday with a 5-0 win over Levante at the Camp Nou.
The Spanish giants will meet for the first time in the league this season on December 10th at Real Madrid’s Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.
Midfielder Cesc Fabregas continued his impressive first senior season at Barca with a brace before Isaac Cuenca, Lionel Messi and Alexis Sanchez completed the the scoring in the rout of the now fourth placed Levante.
FC Barcelona: Valdés; Puyol (Alves, min.36), Mascherano, Abidal, Sergio Busquets (Keita, min.46), Xavi, Iniesta, Cesc (Pedro, mi.72), Cuenca, Messi, Alexis.
Levante: Munúa; Javi Venta (Rubén, min.64), Ballesteros, Del Horno (Gustavo Cabral, min.75), Juanfran, Farinós, Xavi Torres, Iborra (El Zhar, min.58), Valdo, Koné, Pedro López.
Goals: 1-0: Cesc, min.3. 2-0: Cesc, min.33. 3-0: Cuenca, mi.37. 4-0: Messi, min.55. 5-0: Alexis, min.60.