Barcelona vs. Leganes: Lionel Messi On Point As La Liga Champions Stays On Top.

Lionel Messi displayed another wonderful performance after climbing off bench as Barcelona defeated Leganes at Nou camp.

The argentine star player was rested for the match and watched Ousmane Dembele opened scoring in the 32nd minute.

However, the Leganes levelled 12 minutes after the break through a goal from Martin Braithwaite.

Ernesto Valverde eventually introduced Messi into the game before Luis Suarez made it 2-1.

Messi himself then sealed the win in added time.

In the table of standings: Barcelona now have 46 points, five more than second-placed Atletico Madrid, and 10 ahead of rivals Real Madrid.