Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 2/10/13
Barcelona made light of the early kick-off time as they continued their seemingly unstoppable march towards the Primera Division title with an emphatic victory over Getafe at the Nou Camp. Alexis Sanchez opened the scoring with his first goal of the season after less than six minutes and Lionel Messi celebrated putting pen to paper on his two-year contract extension earlier this week by notching - for the 13th straight game in La Liga - on 13 minutes. David Villa's neat finish made it 3-0 in the 57th minute and substitute Cristian Tello added another 11 minutes from time. Getafe substitute Alvaro Vazquez then grabbed a consolation for the visitors but there was still time for Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique to add further gloss to the scoreline for the hosts. The result lifted Barca provisionally 12 points clear of Atletico Madrid and restored the leaders' 16-point advantage over third-placed champions Real Madrid. Barca, still under the guidance of assistant coach Jordi Roura w...
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