A string of saves throughout the game ensured that his team kept the aggregate score down.
Did generally well against the Blaugrana, making himself big and imposing inside the area.
Like defensive partner Martinez, he was not really fazed by the opposition, and was usually sound in the face of pressure
Did his duties defensively on the right but was non existent going forward.
Ran his socks off in the centre of the park, but he was a little too rash when barging into Alba, earning himself a yellow card.
Coughed up possession carelessly to Messi, and that giveaway led to the Argentine striking the first goal of the game.
Completed a number of tackles in midfield and was accurate in his passing.
Solid in possession, whipping in a pair of enticing crosses for his team-mates to attack.
Stole the limelight at the end with a powerful and perfectly placed finish to restore a modicum of pride for the Basque side.
Created a few chances with his passing, and nearly added a stunner with a hammered shot from the edge of the area that cannoned off the bar.
Never imposed himself on the contest, and paled in comparison to Vela and Griezmanm.
Saved smartly from Vela at the near post, but did not have much else to do.
Overlapped excellently down the right hand side, and was involved in a number of encouraging attacking combinations.
Dealt with what little was thrown his way comfortably, but was moving gingerly for a period in the second half.
Got stuck in on numerous occasions, and came infield occasionally to affect play.
Solid as ever in possession without ever having to over exert himself.
Combined well with Messi, but in truth, he never really looked to move out of his comfort zone.
His movement off the ball and passing helped to create a few gaps in the defence.
Defended well and successfully harried Griezmann away from a great shooting chance.
Mopped up loose ends in the middle of the park and was always a safe option for the pass.
Moved efficiently off the ball, and fashioned a few chances with his cutbacks from wide areas.
A mazy dribble and fortuitous finish led to the opening goal, and he drove his team forward constantly.