Recent defeats against Real Madrid and AC Milan were swept under the table in Barcelona's win over Deportivo La Coruna.
The home side fielded a much-changed side with Tuesday's Champions League tie against Milan in mind, but managed to avoid edging their recent slump towards a crisis.
Dani Aranzubia initially looked to be on a one-man mission before Alexis Sanchez's header eventually gave Barca a half time lead.
Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta were introduced in the second half and it was the former who added Barca's second of the night late on.
It was the Argentinian's 40th league goal of the season and the 17th straight La Liga game that he has scored in.
That aside, here are some other talking points from Saturday night's match.