The Catalans giants blew away Alaves at the Mendizorrotza Stadium on Sunday with a 5-0 win, with a Lionel Messi scoring a brace to take his tally to 25 La Liga goals.
Barcelona broke the deadlock in the 25th minute with Ansu Fati arriving at the right place to sloth in the ball from the close range.
Barcelona struck the woodwork in the thrice before the finally hit the target.
Messi got the second for the Catalan after he received a pass form Ruig Puig to beat the goalkeeper.
Luis Suarez scored from a beautiful header after brilliant teamwork from the away team.
The first half ended with Barcelona taking a three-goal lead into the second half.
Barcelona defender Nelson Samedo took advantage on a loose ball to beat the goalkeeper for the fourth goal for the clash.
Messi made it 5-0 as he converted from a close range after he latched into Jordi Alba’s cross.