1-0 win against MalagaAugust 26, 2013
Barcelona travelled down to play Malaga on Sunday, the second match of the new season. Playing without Leo Messi, suffering from a slight injury sustained against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, Tata Martino emphasized prior to the match that the team’s result could not be affected by one player.
The Catalans maintained their usual high possession and while they were able to test the Malaga defences, much of their effort seemed to go to waste.
In the end Adriano scored the only goal of the match at the end of the first half, while Victor Valdes ensured Barça took the three points with fantastic save just before the final whistle.
0-1 Adriano (min 43)