The Catalans came into the game knowing that they needed a miracle to win LaLiga Santander - they were four points behind leaders Real Madrid, who also hold the head-to-head advantage - and it seemed evident that Quique Setien knew that, as he opted to rest a series of starters.
The visitors went ahead early in the first half with Arnaiz slamming the ball past Ter Stegen to put the men from Pamplona ahead on the quarter hour mark. A Leo Messi free kick which caressed the crossbar was the closest Setien's men can to finding the net in the first 45'.
Things improved for the home side especially after the introduction of Luis Suarez and Vidal as Barcelona drew level via a sublime trademark Lionel Messi direct free-kick. With news of Real Madrid leading from the capital, the lingering fire from Barcelona was extinguished as Torres in time added on rubbed salt in the wounds firing Los Rojillos ahead in the 95th minute.
Lionel Messi struck another wonderful free kick but a late winner for the visitors consigned them to defeat just as the party was getting started in the Spanish capital.
French star Karim Benzema scored in both halves to give Zinedine Zidane's side 2-0 lead, before Vincent Iborra scored a late goal to make the scores 2-1 at the full time.
Only a Champions League win can now salvage a disappointing season for the Catalan side
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