Barcelona, in third place in the La Liga standings, hosted bottom side Huesca on Matchday 27. The Catalans had for objective to win this evening to take back their second place by passing again in front of Real Madrid. They succeeded and with the manner in winning 4-1, thanks to a first goal in the top corner of Messi in the 13th minute. Griezmann will imitate him by scoring an almost identical goal in the 35th minute. Huesca tried to come back with a Mir penalty just before half-time, but Mingueza in the 53rd and Messi again in the 90th put an end to the bottom side's hopes. Thanks to this victory, Barcelona is now only 4 points behind the leader, Atletico Madrid.