Barça crushes Getafe with a brace from Messi and Cesc

Barca coach Gerardo Martino remarked that Messi had the look of an assassin before the Getafe match at the Camp Nou He wasn’t far wrong as the little Argentine bagged a brace of goals on his comeback. He came on for Iniesta and within half an hour had two goals to his name. More on Messi’s comeback

Barca welcome the Chinese New Year by thrashing Getafe

FC Barcelona thrashed Getafe yesterday at midday by an alarming 6 goals to 1 at the Nou Camp. It was a great performance by the Barca team as a whole and Alexis Sánchez managed to get on the scoreboard at last. Other goals came courtesy of Messi, Villa, Tello, Iniesta and Gerard Piqué bringing up the rear. It appears that a Sunday morning game is good for Barca.