Memphis Depay missed a penalty as Barcelona misplaced at Rayo Vallecano to extend the strain on Ronald Koeman.
Barca, defeated 2-1 at house to Actual Madrid on Sunday, are ninth in La Liga.
Oscar Trejo gained the ball from Sergio Busquets and fed veteran striker Radamel Falcao, who completed by way of the within of the put up for the one purpose.
The guests gained a penalty when Oscar Valentin fouled Depay however his spot-kick was properly saved by Stole Dimitrievski, who additionally smothered the rebound properly.
It’s the first time since September 1987 that Barca have misplaced three away video games in a row with out scoring – a run that noticed English supervisor Terry Venables sacked.
Barca boss Koeman – whose automobile was surrounded by offended followers after dropping El Clasico – admitted earlier than this sport his aspect “can’t afford back-to-back losses”.
Trejo, maybe sensing Barcelona’s fragile psychological state, tried to attain from the midway line within the third minute however his shot was saved by Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Barca had been uninspired but once more, with Depay’s penalty their solely shot on the right track.
Luuk de Jong’s chip, Sergio Aguero’s header and Gavi’s scuffed shot had been off track late on.
That is their fifth defeat of the season in all competitions they usually sit six factors behind leaders Sevilla and Actual Sociedad.
Rayo – who’ve gained all 5 house video games this season – rise to fifth, above metropolis rivals and champions Atletico Madrid.
- 24SaveljichBooked at 83mins
- 33García Torres
- 23ValentínSubstituted forSuárezat 90+2′minutes
- 6ComesañaSubstituted forLópezat 63′minutes
- 8TrejoBooked at 24minsSubstituted forCissat 76′minutes
- 18García Rivera
- 3FalcaoSubstituted forNtekaat 76′minutes
- 10Dias Correia
- 16Guardiola Navarro
- 1ter Stegen
- 20RobertoSubstituted forDemirat 60′minutes
- 3PiquéBooked at 66mins
- 28González IglesiasSubstituted forde Jongat 84′minutes
- 14CoutinhoBooked at 52minsSubstituted forPaez Gaviriaat 74′minutes
- 6Puig Martí
- 13Murara Neto
- 17de Jong
- 26Peña Sotorres
- 30Paez Gaviria
- 31Balde Martínez
- Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz
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Match ends, Rayo Vallecano 1, Barcelona 0.
Second Half ends, Rayo Vallecano 1, Barcelona 0.
Try missed. Gavi (Barcelona) proper footed shot from the centre of the field is only a bit too excessive. Assisted by Sergio Agüero with a cross.
Offside, Rayo Vallecano. Stole Dimitrievski tries a by ball, however Álvaro García is caught offside.
Try missed. Sergio Agüero (Barcelona) header from the proper aspect of the six yard field is shut, however misses to the proper. Assisted by Sergiño Dest.
Try blocked. Randy Nteka (Rayo Vallecano) left footed shot from exterior the field is blocked. Assisted by Mario Suárez.
Try missed. Alejandro Catena (Rayo Vallecano) header from the centre of the field is only a bit too excessive. Assisted by Unai López with a cross following a nook.
Nook, Rayo Vallecano. Conceded by Sergiño Dest.
Memphis Depay (Barcelona) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Foul by Iván Balliu (Rayo Vallecano).
Substitution, Rayo Vallecano. Mario Suárez replaces Óscar Valentín.
Try missed. Luuk de Jong (Barcelona) proper footed shot from a troublesome angle and lengthy vary on the proper is just too excessive. Assisted by Sergio Busquets.
Try blocked. Yusuf Demir (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the field is blocked.
Try missed. Esteban Saveljich (Rayo Vallecano) header from very shut vary is only a bit too excessive. Assisted by Unai López with a cross following a nook.
Nook, Rayo Vallecano. Conceded by Jordi Alba.
Try blocked. Isi Palazón (Rayo Vallecano) left footed shot from the centre of the field is blocked. Assisted by Fran García.
Foul by Memphis Depay (Barcelona).
Iván Balliu (Rayo Vallecano) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Substitution, Barcelona. Luuk de Jong replaces Nicolás González Iglesias.
Esteban Saveljich (Rayo Vallecano) is proven the yellow card.