Football

Barça escapes thanks to Messi

FC Barcelona to their first defeat in the Spanish football league escapes. The team of trainer Ernesto Valverde was until the 89th minute of 2-0 behind in Seville, but picked up, thanks to Luis Suárez and Lionel Messi still has a point: 2-2.

Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi save Barcelona FC.

For Barcelona, the loss of points is not very much harm. The advantage on the number two Atlético Madrid, Sunday, in action against Deportivo Clarence Seedorf, is twelve points.

Messi started on the substitute bench for the Catalans. The Argentine playmaker beat because hamstringklachten as a precaution, the recent oefeninterlands of his national team against Italy and Spain. When Barcelona after playing for an hour against a deficit of 2-0 looked at, brought Valverde Messi still in the team.

Sevilla took in the 36th minute through Franco Vazquez in the lead. Luis Muriel scored at the beginning of the second half for the number five in the league. Also with Messi in the team knew Barcelona long no hole in the defence of Seville. In the 89th minute it was over Suárez still touch. Then immediately made Messi, with a placed shot from distance for the equalizer (2-2).

Barcelona and Sevilla are next week both in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

FC Barcelona comes at a 2-0 disadvantage.

 

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