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Barcelona 6-1 Getafe: La Liga Match as It Happened

GETAFE, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 15: Pedro Rodriguez Ledesma (2nd R) of FC Barcelona duels for the ball with Miguel Torres (L) and Diego Castro (R) of Getafe CF during the La Liga match between Getafe CF and FC Barcelona at Coliseum Alfonso Perez on September 15, 2012 in Getafe, Spain.  (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
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Samuel MarsdenFeatured ColumnistFebruary 10, 2013

Barcelona put on their Sunday best as they took apart Getafe 6-1 in the midday sunshine in Catalunya.

Andres Iniesta was magnificent for the first two goals as Alexis Sanchez and Lionel Messi put Barca into a 2-0 half time lead.

David Villa and substitute Cristian Tello then made it 4-0 before Alvaro Vazquez pulled back a consolation for Getafe.

But that was not that and in the last few minutes Barca added two more, through Iniesta and Gerard Pique, to put the gloss on the score line which was probably deserved.

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Barcelona 6-1 Getafe (Alexis, Messi, Villa, Tello, Iniesta, Pique - Alvaro) (FT)

Barcelona: Valdes; Adriano (Alves), Pique, Puyol (Mascherano), Alba; Song, Thiago, Iniesta; Alexis (Tello), Messi, Villa

Getafe: Codina; Torres, Alexis, Lopo, Escudero; Borja, Lacen; Castro, Barrada (Sarabia), Gavilan (Pedro Leon); Colunga (Alvaro) 

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