The newly promoted side Alaves took all three points at one of the most difficult stadiums for the same, Camp Nou. In a mixed first lineup, Barca suffered their first home defeat. Deyverson in the 39th minute scored an opener, Mathieu in the first minute of the second half cancels the same, but Ibai in the 64th minute puts Alaves back into the lead. Enrique sent to the pitch Suarez and Messi, but they’ve failed to make much difference and to help the Catalans to take at least one point.
Alaves substitutes: Camarasa, Santos, Ortola, Espinoza, Manu Garcia, Vigaray, Toquero.
Alaves starting line-up (5-4-1): Pacheco; Kiko Femenia, Laguardia, Alexis, Hernandez, Raul Garcia; Edgar, Torres, Llorente, Ibai; Deyverson.
Barcelona substitutes: Iniesta, L. Suarez, Messi, Rafinha, Alba, Umtiti, Masip.
Barcelona starting line-up (4-3-3): Cillessen; Vidal, Mathieu, Mascherano, Digne; Rakitic, Busquets, Denis Suarez; Neymar, Alcacer, Arda.