BARCELONA are a step closer to being an Invincible after their 4-2 win over Deportivo ensures the Catalans clinch the LaLiga Santander 2017/18 title with four matches still to play! ; the Spanish top-flight record in the 21st century completing their 8th double (league and Copa del Rey) in Spanish football history.
Lionel Messi reached 550 goals for Barcelona (in 634th appearance) with his 41st hat-trick for the club. Messi scored a hat-trick to give Barcelona an unassailable lead at the top of the table, Philippe Coutinho was also on the score sheet.
Andres Iniesta's time at the camp nou is over with his departure eminent after the end of the season, this will bring to an end a wonderful era at the Camp Nou, but Barcelona winning the LaLiga title this season will mark a decade of dominance having won their seventh LaLiga title over the course of the last 10 years
Barcelona are on track to become just the EIGHTH team ever in Europe's top five leagues to go a domestic season unbeaten, the valverde side are They are just four games away from going the entire La Liga season undefeated, only seven teams have ever completed the feat in Europe's top five leagues.
Preston became known as the first 'Invincibles' following their incredible campaign in the inaugural Football League season, Athletic Bilbao 1929-30 Bilbao were the first side to go a season undefeated in La Liga, Real Madrid then matched Bilbao in 1931-32 season while Perugia 1978-79 became the first Italian outfit to go through an entire Serie A season with AC Milan matching the feat 1991-92, Arsenal in 2003-04 pulled the strings in modern day branded the best of the Premier League era but Juventus 2011-12 being the latest.