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Nov 2, 2019 at 3pm UK at Estadio Ciudad de Valencia (Valencia)
Attendance: 22,387
Levante
3-1
Barcelona
Campana (61'), Mayoral (63'), Radoja (68')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Messi (38' pen.)

Result: Levante come from behind to stun Barcelona

Result: Levante come from behind to stun Barcelona
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The Catalans were chasing an eighth straight win.

Levante shocked LaLiga leaders Barcelona with a comfortable 3-1 victory at the Ciutat de Valencia.

Ernesto Valverde's side had gone into the game looking for an eighth win in a row in all competitions but were rocked by three goals in seven second-half minutes.

Barcelona took the lead seven minutes before half-time when Lionel Messi fired in from the penalty spot but he later had a second effort chalked off for offside.

Jose Campana scored Levante's equaliser against Barcelona
Jose Campana scored Levante's equaliser against Barcelona (Alberto Saiz/AP)

The Argentinian could have doubled his side's lead just before half-time but failed to get the telling touch during a goalmouth scramble.

Jose Campana levelled things up just after the hour with a composed finish and then Borja Mayoral put the home side ahead two minutes later.

A third goal for Levante killed the game off as Nemanja Radoja fired in a deflected volley with 22 minutes remaining.

Campana had an early chance for the home side but was denied by an excellent challenge from centre-back Clement Lenglet, at the expense of a corner. Barcelona's response saw Antoine Griezmann shoot into the side netting after being set up by an accurate pass by Nelson Semedo after 22 minutes.

A minute later the Frenchman saw his dangerous cross turned behind for a corner.

Griezmann was involved in all of Barcelona's best moves and just after the half hour he latched onto a pass from Messi but his shot was blocked out by goalkeeper Aitor, who got his foot in the way of the ball.

Jorge Miramon gifted Barcelona the chance to take the lead with his foul on Semedo after 36 minutes and Messi converted from the spot, extending his scoring streak to five games in a row.

Barcelona lost Luis Suarez when the forward had to be taken off with a right calf injury with half-time approaching.

Just before the break Messi was presented with the chance of a second goal when Aitor let the ball slip under him but the Argentinian was beaten to the ball by Miramon, who cleared off the line.

With a little over an hour on the clock the home side drew level through Campana who netted with a composed finish.

Levante grabbed the lead with 25 minutes to go when Mayoral scored with a fine finish from outside the area.

Radoja made it 3-1 after 68 minutes when his volley was deflected past Marc-Andre Ter Stegen in the Barcelona goal.

Messi saw a second goal ruled out by VAR after Griezmann was shown to be offside in the build-up with 15 minutes remaining.

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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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