Gavi broke with a very rare gesture on Sunday during the precious victory won by FC Barcelona against Athletic Blibalo (1-0).

FC Barcelona continued their solo lead in La Liga. On the road to Athletic Bilbao, Barça won 1-0, thus maintaining their eight-point lead over Real Madrid before the Clasico next Sunday. A victory acquired thanks to a goal from Raphinha just before the break.

But the gesture of the evening is to the credit of Gavi, author of a tackle of the head while he was in the duel with Dani Garcia in the heart of the first period. What to attract the praise of his trainer. “This team gives everything and I’m proud of the way they play,” said Xavi after the game. The courage reflected in the person of Gavi is spectacular”he said after the meeting.

100% GAVI

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A courage which, according to him, reflects the strength of character of the Barcelonans. “I am moved when I see that ten players make the effort to come back after a corner. In the end, we suffered, acknowledged the coach. It’s a golden victory for us in a very difficult match, a match that we marked on the calendar. »