Gabonese striker Pierre-EmerickAubameyang failed to find the back of the net as his Barcelona side lost 1-0 at home to Rayo Vallecano in the Spanish La Liga on Sunday. Alvaro Garcia scored the only goal of the match as early as the seventh minute. The early goal turned out to be the winning goal as Barcelona were condemned to a third successive defeat at home in all competitions.
The winner from Garcia took his tally to six goals and three assists in the Spanish league this season. His goal ensured that Rayo Vallecano moved closer to safety as far as La Liga football is concerned. With the away win, Rayo Vallecano have ten more points than Granada who are third from bottom with five games left to play in the division.