26 Oct 2008

Barcelona grab the lead in the Primera Liga

2:38 pm on 26 October 2008

Barcelona has climbed to the top of Spain's Primera Liga after tearing apart rivals Almeria 5-nil at the Nou Camp.

Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o bagged a hat-trick, while Thierry Henry and Daniel Alves added the other goals.

The win saw Barcelona extend their unbeaten run in all competitions to nine matches.

In the Primera Liga, they now sit ahead of Valencia on goal difference, with 19 points from eight games.