Good evening and welcome to Eurosport's LIVE coverage of the La Liga fixture between Barcelona and Elche. We'll bring you all the action as it happens at the Camp Nou. Kick off is at 17:30 GMT.

Liga / Matchday 18
Spotify Camp Nou / 18.12.2021
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Alex Livie
Updated 18/12/2021 at 19:23 GMT
90+6'
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FULL TIME: Barcelona 3-2 Elche
90+5'
Dembele plays a 'Rabona' into the box. Is that required at this stage of the match? The Barcelona winger might have been better served keeping hold of the ball in the corner.
90+4'
Is there one last chance left in this match for Elche? They have done a good job of exploiting the space in behind the Barcelona defence, but the hosts have possession.
90+2'
90+1'
Can Barcelona hold on in stoppage time? They really need these three points to get their season back on track. This result would lift the Catalans back up to seventh place.
90'
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There will be six minutes of stoppage time played at the end of the match.
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Another change with Balde introduced off the bench for the final few minutes.
Abde Ezzalzouli
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Abde Ezzalzouli
FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona
Blocked Shots3
Fouls2
Fouls against2
Wide1
Alex Balde
On
Alex Balde
FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona
88'
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GOAL STANDS! That was a close call with Nico in line with the last defender when the ball was played in behind, but the officials have taken a look at it and have decided it stands.
86'
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Roco is shown a yellow card for protests over the third Barcelona goal... it's being checked by VAR!
85'
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Nico González
Goal
Nico González
FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona
Goals1
On target2
Blocked Shots1
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! Barcelona 3 (85 mins - Nico Gonzalez) Elche 2. A third Barcelona goal and it's Nico who has put the ball in the back of the net! Dembele slotted Gavi in behind, he cut the ball back to Nico and he lashed home a finish into the roof of the Elche net! A good finish from the young midfielder!
84'
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On comes Josema for the final five minutes of this match for Elche.
Johan Mojica
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Johan Mojica
Elche CF
Elche CF
Fouls1
Offsides1
 Josema
On
Josema
Elche CF
Elche CF
83'
PICTURE: Elche scored two in two minutes!

Image credit: Getty Images

82'
As for Elche, what's the approach for the final 10 minutes of this match? They would surely be pleased with a point, but there is an opportunity here to claim a famous result!
81'
Xavi looks unhappy on the touchline. Barcelona were cruising at half time. They had a two-goal lead and were surely planning on scoring more. It hasn't worked out that way at all.
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That's a contentious decision - Garcia is shown a yellow card, but he appeared to win the ball.
78'
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Gumbau is shown a yellow card by the referee for a foul.
Gerard Gumbau
Yellow card
Gerard Gumbau
Elche CF
Elche CF
Yellow Cards1
Fouls1
77'
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It should also be noted that Nico was introduced moments ago.
Ferrán Jutglà
Off
Ferrán Jutglà
FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona
Goals1
On target3
Fouls1
Wide1
Nico González
On
Nico González
FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona
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