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FC Barcelona Lassa v BM Villa de Aranda: A night to celebrate (38-26)

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FC Barcelona have beaten Villa de Aranda 38-26 in a game in which they spent almost the whole first half playing catch-up against a very competitive side with a goalkeeper in stunning form. But in the second half they made their superiority tell, scoring 25 goals and ending up comfortable winners. Sigurdsson and Víctor Tomás, with eight and six goals each, led the scoring on the night that Saric returned to the Palau after being away for a month on international duty. But the night will be remembered for a lot more than what happened during the game.

FC Barcelona Lassa set a new Liga Asobal record last Wednesday by winning their 73rd match in a row, thus beating the record set by BM Granollers from 1969 to 1972 and the game was preceded by a celebration of that remarkable achievement. 73 players from the academy, in representation of each of the historic wins, offered a guard of honour to the first team heroes and video on the Palau Blaugrana scoreboard showed some of the best highlights of a winning streak that has now been stretched to 74 and counting...