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Barcelona rely on Messi to win again

Barcelona rely on Messi to win again

Barcelona fans turned on their coach Luis Enrique despite the Blaugrana recording a hard fought victory over Leganes.

Barcelona rely on Messi to win again

Enrique on the touchline in the match against Leganes

Fans still seem enraged at the 4 - 0 defeat to PSG in the Champions League during the week.

Barcelona opened the scoring through Lionel Messi who tapped in Luis Suarez cross from the left.

Barcelona rely on Messi to win again

Messi opens the scoring

Leganes got back into the game after missing a couple of chances from El Zhar and Unai Lopez who were both denied by Marc ter-Stegen in goal.

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Sergi Roberto was found wanting with the ball in his own half and close to his box. A cross was sent into the box and Unai Lopez tapped into the net though Ter Stegen almost got a leg to it.

Messi would however decide thing in the 89th minute via a penalty which was given after Neymar was felled.

Barcelona rely on Messi to win again

Messi's penalty celebrated

Victory it would seem but not for Barcelona fans. Leganes had the better chances in the match and fans let it rip even before the match.

Before kick-off, the animation stand sang Luis Enrique's name in an attempt to lighten the mood. But it was met by a chorus of boos.

Barcelona rely on Messi to win again

Enrique speaks to Neymar during the match

The end seems near for Enrique though Andres Iniesta said the players are behind their coach but the performances and body movement of many players suggest otherwise.

Even Lionel Messi failed to celebrate any of his goals which should be a cause for concern.

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