Late Alba goal defeats 10-man Barcelona. Osasuna

Jordi Alba's late goal on Tuesday at Camp Nou helped Barcelona defeat Osasuna with 10 men and advance toward a 27th LaLiga title.

Barca leads Real Madrid, which is in second place with 33 games remaining and plays at.

Fourth-place Real Sociedad later on Tuesday, by 14 points with 82 points.Barcelona can only.

Reach 86 points with five games left, four points behind Real Madrid, who now has 68 points.

Barca may lift the Cup in front of their supporters on May 21 when they take on Real Sociedad at Camp Nou.

Barca squandered several chances against tenacious Osasuna, who defended well with 10 men.

Osasuna held on until the 85th minute, when Robert Lewandowski crossed to Frenkie de Jong, who nodded the ball to Alba for a left-footed effort.

It was an important step because we suffered too much [in trying] to break the deadlock," coach Xavi Hernandez told DAZN. "We lost clear opportunities. Jordi's goal almost made winning better.

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