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Barcelona lost at home in the league for the first time since April 2012 as Valencia ended the league leaders’ run of 25 successive wins at the Nou Camp.
Alexis Sanchez gave Barca the lead before Dani Parejo swept home and Pablo Piatti headed in for the visitors.
Lionel Messi made it 2-2 from the penalty spot after Ricardo Costa had handled the ball, but Valencia grabbed a famous win when Paco Alcacer slotted in.
The La Liga champions were also reduced to 10 men when Jordi Alba was sent off. The former Valencia player was dismissed for a body-check on Sofiane Feghouli 13 minutes from time.
The defeat was Barcelona’s first at home in the league since a 2-1 loss to Real Madrid in April 2012.
“I would say to them [the Barcelona players that everything continues, that we may lose the leadership of the league, but that we will still continue to fight”, said Barcelona manager Gerardo Martino.