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Huesca hold Barcelona to scoreless draw in La Liga

IANS  |  Huesca (Spain) 

held first-place FC to a scoreless draw, earning a rare moral victory in an otherwise disappointing season.

opened the door for by resting practically all his regular starters with an eye on the second leg of the team's quarter-final match with Manchester United on Tuesday.

With the draw on Saturday night, Barca (74 points) provisionally boosted their lead to 12 points over second-place Atletico Madrid, which will take on Celta Vigo on Saturday evening, reports news.

The one point that (25 points) earned, meanwhile, did little to improve their situation, as the last-place club are still five points deep in the relegation zone with six games remaining.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 16:54 IST
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