There will be no more action in this match as the referee signals full time.
Adrian Cordero Vega shows a yellow card to Tomas Pina (Alaves) for a tough tackle.
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) finds himself in a promising position to finish! He unleashes a poor shot which flies into the stands. What a poor effort that was!
Alaves quickly take a corner kick with a short pass.
Mubarak Wakaso (Alaves) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge. Good work from Alaves as they win a corner.
We will have 4 min. of added time.
What a huge chance for Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona). He collects a precise pass inside the box and slices a shot that goes a whisker wide of the left post.
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) and Philippe Coutinho attempt to exchange short two-yard passes, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball.
Substitution. Carles Alena makes way for Arthur (Barcelona).
Mubarak Wakaso (Alaves) attempted to create a dangerous situation in front of goal by sending a cross into the box, but the defence easily dealt with the threat.
Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) sends a sweet pass into the penalty area, but one of the defenders averts the danger.
Quick reactions by Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona) and Sergi Roberto, tricking their opponents with a cheeky chip pass. A beautiful football moment and great skill, which caused the noise in the stadium to go up a notch.
Here comes a substitution. John Guidetti (Alaves) is brought on as a substitute for Jony.
Patrick Twumasi (Alaves) swings in a cross, but the ball is cleared to safety by one of the defending players.
A cross by Jony (Alaves) from the side of the pitch flies into the box, but fails to find its intended target as the aim was poor.
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Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona) picks up a yellow card.
Great ball in from Luis Suarez. Arturo Vidal (Barcelona) should really have done better with a close-range header, but he heads it a whisker over the crossbar.
Jony (Alaves) unleashes a cannonball of a shot from the edge of the area, but it zips narrowly wide of the left post.
Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona) goes on a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as an opposition player blocks him.
The ball possession is 19:81.
It's time for a substitution. That's the last involvement from Rodrigo Ely as he is replaced by Patrick Twumasi (Alaves).
Barcelona take a short corner instead of sending the ball into the penalty area.
Ernesto Valverde Tejedor prepares a substitution. Nelson Semedo is replaced by Jordi Alba (Barcelona).
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) unleashes a promising shot towards the left side of the goal after his wonderful solo run, but Fernando Pacheco thwarts the effort with a fabulous save. The score remains the same. Barcelona have been awarded a corner kick. The referee and one of his assistants both point at the corner flag.
The substitution is prepared. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ousmane Dembele.
Goal! Luis Suarez (Barcelona) puts the ball into the right side of the goal past the outstretched arm of Fernando Pacheco.
Luis Suarez (Barcelona) is heading towards the penalty spot to take it.
Here comes the VAR decision: PENALTY to Barcelona!
Tomas Pina (Alaves) handles the ball inside the box. Referee Adrian Cordero Vega makes the VAR signal and is going to check whether it’s a penalty. Let’s see what happens!
The assistant referee raises his flag and the referee blows his whistle. Samuel Umtiti (Barcelona) puts the ball into the net, but he is flagged for offside.
Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona) takes the ball and sets it for the free kick.
Ximo Navarro (Alaves) can't expect anything else than a yellow card for his hard tackle. And a yellow it is. Adrian Cordero Vega didn't think twice about pulling it out of his pocket.
A superb goal from great team play! Carles Alena (Barcelona) latches on to a perfect pass and fires an excellent low shot inside the left post. There is nothing a goalkeeper can do about shots like that.
Barcelona take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with a nice clearance by the defence.
Ruben Duarte (Alaves) connected with a pass around the edge of the box, aimed and shot. His attempt went towards the middle of the target, but Marc-Andre ter Stegen was alert and the score remains the same.
The free kick is delivered by Luis Suarez (Barcelona) but it's not one of his best and is easily cleared.
Adrian Cordero Vega blows his whistle and the second half starts.
Abelardo makes a switch. Darko Brasanac is coming on in place of Diego Rolan (Alaves) at the start of the second period.
The match has reached half-time.
1 additional min. will be played.
Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) did his best to latch on to a crossfield pass, but it was too long and it goes out of play.
Adrian Cordero Vega interrupts the game for a tactical foul by Arturo Vidal (Barcelona).
Gerard Pique (Barcelona) seems to have picked up a minor injury, but it looks like he will be able to continue playing.
The game is interrupted now, Gerard Pique (Barcelona) picks up a knock and the physio has to come on.
Jony (Alaves) was probably a bit loose with his words to Adrian Cordero Vega, who decides to show him a yellow.
Barcelona have a corner.
Arturo Vidal (Barcelona) misses a good chance to score. A perfect cross into the box finds Arturo Vidal (Barcelona) who rises for a header, but he sends the ball well over the bar.
A defence-splitting pass is taken in his stride by Luis Suarez (Barcelona) in the box. Without even looking up he drills a shot towards the right side of the goal, but Fernando Pacheco pulls off a brilliant save.
Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) has to stretch for the ball in the box and sends it well wide of the right post.
Diego Rolan (Alaves) serves up a nice cross, but the defence clears the danger.
Tomas Pina (Alaves) does well to dispossess the attacker with a slide tackle, but the referee blows his whistle for a foul.
Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) attempts to send a low pass into the box from the edge of the penalty area, but the opposition's defence knocks the ball to safety.
Dangerous play by Samuel Umtiti (Barcelona). Adrian Cordero Vega blows his whistle for a foul.
The ball is cleared after Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona) attempted to dribble past an opposing player.
The percentage of ball possession is – 10:90.
The resulting set piece from Barcelona is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
A rebound falls kindly for Sergi Roberto (Barcelona), but his shot from the edge of the box flies high over bar. None too pretty!
Luis Suarez (Barcelona) runs onto a loose pass inside the box and releases a tremendous shot towards the bottom left corner. However, Fernando Pacheco anticipates the shot and makes a brilliant save.
Barcelona are seeing far more of the ball now.
Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona) slaloms his way past challenges, but an opposing player does well to get the ball away.
The first half has just begun.
The players are on the pitch and Alaves will have the kick-off.
Adrian Cordero Vega is the one to supervise the game today.
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