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Late Messi Winner Keeps Barca In Title Hunt

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Lionel Messi's late winner kept Barcelona in the Spanish title race as they marked their first match since ex-coach Tito Vilanova's death with a superb comeback win at Villarreal.

The hosts held a commanding 2-0 lead through Cani's precise finish and a powerful 15-yard header from Trigueros.

But Villarreal defenders Gabriel Paulista and Mateo Musacchio both scored own goals to put Barca level.

Messi steered in the winner from close range as Barca moved into second.

BBC SPORT