The Blaugrana doubled their lead soon after as Sergi Roberto stabbed one into the back of the net from close range to net his first ever La Liga goal.
He said: "I would like to send my solidarity and my support for the victims of the tragic event in Barcelona, my city".
With Luis Suarez and Andres Iniesta missing through injury, the lineup named by Ernesto Valverde for the meeting with Real Betis had some suggesting it was one of the weakest Barcelona elevens in years - even though Lionel Messi was one of those to feature.
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Instead of player names, the backs of the shirts were splashed with the word "Barcelona", while other tributes were paid before kick-off.
Players posted their own messages of support on social media in the aftermath of the attack, while they also held a minute's silence before training on Friday.
The most famous Spanish tourist city La Rambla was rocked after 13 people were killed and at least 50 injured when a van ploughed into pedestrians.
As the minutes ticked by the Barcelona dominance continued, however again clear chances were hard to come by, with Messi the only player to fashion a notable shot on goal after a signature bending attempt clipped the outside of the left-hand post.
Catalonia's regional police force confirmed there would be additional officers on duty outside both the Camp Nou and for Girona's meeting with Atletico Madrid on Saturday, just over 50 miles northeast of Barcelona.
Lionel Messi looked lively but wasn't able to score his 350th goal in La Liga.
The skipper was sent off after picking up a second yellow card following an aerial challenge with Borja Valle, but the points were already in the bag. Deportivo were left to rue two big opportunities missed by Florin Andone in the first 10 minutes, whilst the Romanian worldwide also saw a late penalty saved by Keylor Navas.
Real Madrid's Toni Kroos, left, is congratulated by Real Madrid's Gareth Bale after scoring a goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Deportivo and Real Madrid at the Riazor stadium in A Coruna, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017.
The Catalan giants unsurprisingly dominated possession during the opening half of football and nearly opened the scoring with 35 minutes gone but Lionel Messi was denied by the woodwork from a free-kick.
The U.S. has faced setbacks in Afghanistan as a resurgent Taliban continues to strike against coalition forces. He also spent two nights at his home at Trump Tower, his first visit to the NY skyscraper since taking office.
The Cleveland Clinic on Thursday became the latest blue-chip health system to distance itself from President Donald Trump . The American Cancer Society was the first to announce that they would re-locate their event in the wake of these comments.
That included Chelsea and Manchester United loanees Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Timothy Fosu-Mensah, as well as Jairo Riedewald . We just didn't make the right decisions at the crucial moments and they were clinical with their chances.
Wisconsin has played just once in the stadium, last year's 16-14 victory over No. 5 LSU in the Lambeau Field College Classic. The Chicago Tribune reports that Lambeau Field will host the game in 2020, and Soldier Field will be the host site in 2021.
U.S. administration officials however have denied any link between the latest trade action and Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions. This includes in particular concerns over Beijing's requirement that foreign companies establish local joint ventures.
The England global has entered the final 12 months of his current Arsenal deal to prompt speculation about his long-term future. Aside from Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez , one player whose future is surrounded in unknowns is Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Tuesday's Chicago crowd of more than 300 was comprised of members of Black Lives Matter and 14 other local groups. Signs held by Orthodox Jews read, "Google it: Orthodox Jews voted for Trump and we'll do it again in 2020".
China will retaliate in such a case, said the Communist Party-linked Global Times, which is known for its nationalist slant. The vote passed with unanimous support from all 15 member nations, including Russian Federation and China .
The Catalan club were playing in an El Clasico meeting with Real Madrid simultaneously to their former star making his PSG debut. The Brazilian set up Edinson Cavani to make it 2-0, before the Uruguay global fed Neymar for his first goal in PSG colours.
They went on to make a series of movies together before the partnership ended in 1956 and both launched successful solo careers. During Lewis' run as presenter, the telethon raised almost $2.5 billion for the Muscular Dystrophy Association .
Stephens, ranked 934th in the world, gave a good showing in her third tournament after missing 11 months due to a foot injury. Wozniacki leads all WTA players with 46 victories in main-draw matches this season. "Yeah, I'm very happy".
Huddersfield couldn't have made a more impressive start to their debut Premier League season with a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace . However, Wagner was quick to remind everyone where his side have come from in reaching the Premier League last season.
Her whereabouts were not known on Friday, but South African police minister Fikile Mbalula said she remained in the country. Ms Engels' mother Debbie released photographs of her daughter showing gashes on her head that required 14 stitches.
GREENE: Well, who exactly is organizing this? He stressed that they are not the same group who wrecked chaos on Charlottesville. Similar demonstrations and counter-protests are expected today in Atlanta, Dallas, and New York City.
The White House said in a statement that Trump and Xi "agreed North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behavior". Naval and Air Force bases, from which two B-1B supersonic bombers were deployed close to the Korean peninsula on Tuesday.
Duterte as saying in a speech at an event held by the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption in Malacañang on Wednesday. He has again promised to grant pardon to the police officers who would be convicted of murder in his war against drugs.
The weekly USA crude inventory report from the industry group American Petroleum Institute (API) is due out later on Tuesday. Flynn also noted that "shale producers will continue to struggle" as oil stays below $50 a barrel.
LG has finally moved on from a flat screen to adopt a curvier design with bezels as thin as those in the Galaxy S8 and Note 8. Samsung will be using a dual camera rig on the Note 8, and I'm sure there will be some impressive tricks up Samsung's sleeve.
Lathem had described the killing as the biggest mistake of his life, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Upon arrival, authorities said detectives interrogated the men, who were then formally charged with first-degree murder .
As they approached the house, the suspect started firing at them, after which they launched a counterattack, Bruno said. The officers were reacting to an endeavored suicide call, JSO Director Mike Bruno disclosed to CBS offshoot WJAX.
The bench trial took place in the United States District Court for the Southern District of NY , before Judge Katherine B. This company shares are 39.9% off its target price of $67.95 and the current market capitalization stands at $6.35B.
Over the electro-pop hitmaker's dance floor-ready production, Biebs sings about friendship following a breakup. Since releasing Purpose , Justin has kept a low profile music-wise but has appeared on several other songs.
New U.N. sanctions condemning North Korea's rapidly developing nuclear program drew fresh ire and threats from the North. It also said that the two "reiterated their mutual commitment to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".
On the bright side, Musk revealed this month that SpaceX is targeting November for the maiden launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket. The supplies also include a super computer - The Spaceborne Computer - which is devised by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE).
However, the National Football League handed Elliott a six-game suspension early Friday, sparking outrage within the organization. The NFL said Friday that more than a dozen witnesses were interviewed, including the woman who alleged physical violence .