Luis Suarez celebrated his 100th league match for Barcelona with the
final goal in a comfortable victory over regional rivals Girona.
Luis Suarez scored on his 100th LaLiga appearance to help see off Girona 3-0 in the first top-flight derby between the two Catalan clubs.
A pair of own goals either side of half-time put Ernesto Valverde’s side comfortably ahead before Suarez marked his milestone by wrapping up the three points. Girona skipper Aday Benitez was the victim for the opener when he deflected Jordi Alba’s strike into his own net to gift the league leaders an early advantage.
And it was another own goal which doubled Barca’s lead after the interval as Aleix Vidal’s classy cut- back wriggled in off Girona goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz.
Suarez added the gloss with 20 minutes remaining to seal a sixth consecutive league victory, an impressive start they last managed in 2013-14.
While far from perfect at the back, Valverde’s men now sit four points clear of second-placed Atletico Madrid.