Barcelona treated their fans to a masterclass in attacking football as they beat Real Zaragoza 6-1 at the Camp Nou. It was Seydou Keita, playing alongside Xavi in midfield, who put the home side ahead on 25, latching onto a perfectly weighted cross from Lionel Messi to head past Juan Carrizo. Zlatan Ibrahimovic doubled the lead 12 minutes later with a thunderous free-kick from 30 yards out, and it was the Swede who orchestrated Barca’s third – playing a sumptuous ball across the face of goal for Keita tap in from close range.
If the visitors had felt demoralised at half-time, more was to come for the hapless Zaragoza. Keita and Ibrahimovic linked up again for the striker to score his second of the match, and despite a brief rally, aided by a shock goal from Jorge L