A sixth successive La Liga game had racked up by Lionel Messi as champions while Barcelona saw off a gutsy Girona side 2-0 in a Catalan derby to go 5 factors clear at the top of the table.
After La Liga's enthusiastic plan to organize the video game in Miami failed, Portuguese full-back Nelson Semedo struck with his weak left foot to send out Barca into the lead at a rain-swept Montilivi Stadium in the ninth minute.
Girona missed a double opportunity to equalise shortly prior to the break, with defender Gerard Pique removing a discharged the line, as well as the house side's striker Cristhian Stuani was prevented by the feet of Marc-Andre ter Stegen early in the 2nd duration.
Bernardo Espinosa was sent off in the 51st min for a second reservation and also the hosts' hopes of returning in the video game were dealt a fatal impact by Messi and that lofted the ball over 'caretaker Bono in the 68th minute for his 18th organization goal of the period.
The strike implies Messi has currently racked up at every La Liga ground he has actually played at, with the Argentine still to check out Huesca later in the project.
Barca top the table on 49 points after 21 games, holding a five-point lead over Atletico Madrid and that defeated Getafe 2-0 on Saturday.