Barcelona star Lionel Messi could come back to activity when Tuesday, mentor Ernesto Valverde said after the Blaugrana's 3-2 triumph at Rayo Vallecano.
The win was Barca's third straight without Messi, who is at present out with a broken bone in his correct arm. In any case, Valverde told journalists after the match that Messi could be back for the La Liga pioneers' midweek outing to Milan, where Barca will confront Inter in the Champions League.
I think we as a whole play better with Messi in the side, Valverde said. We will perceive how he is in preparing [on Sunday] with respect to the Inter amusement this week.
Luis Suarez scored twice in Vallecas as Barcelona needed to dig out from a deficit to edge past Rayo Vallecano however the striker conceded Valverde had each privilege to be irate with the group's execution after the match.
Suarez gave Barca an early lead however Rayo thundered back with objectives from Jose Pozo and Alvaro Garcia as the La Liga pioneers turned off.
The home side looked set to clutch every one of the three until substitute Ousmane Dembele leveled in the 87th moment, offering route to Suarez's sensational 90th-minute victor.
I could comprehend if [Barca coach] Valverde, in spite of the win, is irate with us, Suarez, who is presently La Liga's best scorer with nine objectives, told correspondents.
We, the players, must act naturally basic. Little subtle elements at these grounds can have a major effect. It's places like this where you can discard the class. It didn't occur here, however we approached.
Suarez, who has scored six times in his last three group diversions, pointed the finger at Barca's poor execution on messiness subsequent to leading the pack.
We loosened up a smidgen in the wake of getting in front, he included. "We'd overwhelmed the beginning periods yet [Rayo] had 10 great minutes previously half-time when they leveled.
Perhaps it was down to an abundance of certainty yet we additionally need to offer credit to the resistance. They needed the focuses and their fans truly driven them on.
Interestingly, we turned things around and grabbed the three particularly realizing that Atletico Madrid had drawn before.
Barca is currently four points clear of Atletico in spite of the fact that Alaves, Sevilla, and Espanyol could all jump Diego Simeone's side before the weekend's end and have won their last three diversions in La Liga following a four-coordinate winless streak.
Valverde felt his side were commendable champs at last yet conceded there were components of the execution he didn't care for.
We must be content with the outcome, he said in a news gathering. Perhaps their first objective originated from us not controlling the circumstance and losing the ball a few times consecutively. They developed from that point.
It was convoluted. We generally need to play football, in spite of the fact that [it was troublesome because] they sat back a considerable amount. It was hard to separate them. At 2-1 down, we persisted and we, at last, we got the prize for squeezing great.