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Piqué
Yellow Card
T. Kolodziejczak
Yellow Card
I. Rakitić
Sergi Roberto
Juan Muñoz
Iborra
Sergi Roberto
Yellow Card
Dani Alves
Yellow Card
Iniesta
A. Turan
Y. Konoplyanka
S. Cristóforo
Dani Alves
Aleix Vidal
L. Suárez
Assist
Piqué
Goal
L. Messi
Goal
A. Rami
Yellow Card
B. Trémoulinas
Assist
Vitolo
Goal
3
3
2
2

Stats

Possession
% %
4
6
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 8 3
Total Passes 674 294

Commentary

FULL TIME! Barcelona close out a hard-fought 2-1 win over Sevilla in La Liga, with Enrique's men edging their way to another important three points. Goals from Messi and Pique cancelled out an opener from Vitolo, as Emery's men stayed in the contest until the very last. That's all that we have time for, we hope to see you again next time.
We're into the first of two minutes of stoppage time.
Piqué
Yellow Card
Barcelona
Pique gets a caution for cynically hauling back a slippery Gameiro.
Neymar stands up an improvised rabona cross to the back post, but Sergio Rico claims ahead of a ruck of offensive players. Sevilla answer with a break, with Gameiro managing to earn a free-kick from Pique.
Neymar is fed possession in the penalty area, but isn't afforded the space to shoot. Moments later, Suarez is fed down the left channel, but the ex-Liverpool striker is caught offside! Fortunately for Sevilla, the flag was up, as Sergio Rico clattered through the Uruguayan for what would have been a stonewall penalty.
Pique is forced to make a great headed intervention at his own near post, with Barca then looking to break at pace. Alves is the target of a long diagonal pass, but the Brazilian is unable to scamper upfield and get on the end of it.
We're well into the last 10 minutes at Camp Nou, with Barcelona having a strong grip on this contest. Both coaches are gesturing wildly in their respective technical areas, but the three points are still very much on the line. All it takes is one mistake from Barca and the away side will be back on levels terms.
Suarez does brilliantly to get to the right byline, before cutting inside Rami brilliantly! With Sergio Rico in his face, the former Ajax striker can only lift a poor effort straight at the goalkeeper from a tight angle!
Vitolo goes down in the penalty area, claiming a foul from Pique, but the referee isn't interested! There was contact, but more from the Sevilla man. Barcelona break in numbers, with Iniesta feeding Neymar towards the byline, but the substitute's pass is far too heavy and outruns the Brazilian wide man.
N'Zonzi pokes wide! The French midfielder drives into the box powerfully, with Busquets sliding in to deny the ex-Blackburn Rovers midfielder. A deflected off the recovering Barca man is enough to guide a stabbed attempt beyond the far upright.
T. Kolodziejczak
Yellow Card
Sevilla
Kolodziejczak also gets his name in the referee's book, with the Frenchman needing to be careful during the final 10 minutes or so.
I. Rakitić
Sergi Roberto
Barcelona
After getting a booking, Roberto is immediately pulled off. Rakitic is put into the game against his ex-club.
Juan Muñoz
Iborra
Sevilla
Munoz comes into the fray for the visitors, with the young striker replacing midfield option Iborra.
Vitolo and Suarez have a disagreement on the field of play, with the two bashing chests and having a few choice words to say to each other. The referee opts not to get involved, despite the two probably being deserving of a yellow card apiece.
Sergi Roberto
Yellow Card
Barcelona
Sergi Roberto gets a caution, with the Spanish midfielder penalised for hauling back a breaking Konoplyanka.
Barcelona are continuing to exert all of the pressure, with Suarez denied by Sergio Rico. The Spanish shot-stopper scrambles over to deny the Uruguayan striker, who had the whole of the goal to aim at! Wasted opportunity to put this game beyond doubt for the Blaugrana.
Dani Alves
Yellow Card
Barcelona
Alves gets a yellow card for clashing with Iborra, with the Brazil international venting his frustrations at the referee.
Iniesta allows his side to open play out to the right-hand side, with Neymar then picked out in the box. The Brazilian beats Rami with some brilliant footwork, nutmegging the French defender, but doesn't get a penalty. The ex-Milan centre-back appeared to block off his marker, however.
Barcelona work possession out to the left-hand side, with Alba able to then combine with Iniesta. The substitute scampers into the box, before being dispossessed with relative ease by Coke. Clear-cut chances are few and far between in this second half.
Bravo rises well to palm a teasing corner delivery away from the danger area. Sevilla are pressing on and looking to stage a comeback, with Emery's man still within touching distance of a share of the spoils.
Iniesta
A. Turan
Barcelona
Iniesta comes into the game for Arda, in what is a like-for-like switch.
N'Zonzi is set possession back on the edge of the box, but the former Stoke City midfielder can only lash a terrible attempt well over the crossbar. Sevilla keep their pressure on, but an ambitious and acrobatic volley from Iborra is gathered up simply by Bravo.
Y. Konoplyanka
S. Cristóforo
Sevilla
Konoplyanka comes into the fray, with Cristoforo sacrificed. That should see Iborra and Krohn-Dehli reshuffle.
Sevilla try to stretch the play and get Coke overlapping down the right-hand side, but Los Nervionenses are struggling to get white shirts up in immediate support of their lone striker. Konoplyanka is readying himself for the visitors.
We're into the final half an hour at Camp Nou! Sergi Roberto is presented with a chance to nod a close-range header into the back of an unguarded net, but Suarez gets in the way of his own teammate. The ex-Liverpool striker gets in the way to deny a probable goal!
A number of substitutes are now on the touchline warming up, with both coaches probably thinking of how they can mould the final half an hour or so. Krohn-Dehli takes aim from the edge of the penalty area, but the Denmark international can only hook an attempted finish beyond the far upright!
Barcelona work the ball from right to left brilliantly, before Neymar is set scampering away beyond Coke. The Brazilian gets to the byline, but loses his footing while trying to deliver a cross. Enrique's men are seeing the lion's share of possession at present.
Dani Alves
Aleix Vidal
Barcelona
Vidal takes his leave for the hosts, with another ex-Sevilla right-back in the form of Dani Alves coming into the fray.
Another good save from Rico! The Sevilla goalkeeper gets down low to his left-hand side in order to parry a strike from Busquets around the post! Barcelona are searching for the goal that will probably put their three points under lock and key.
Smart stop from Sergio Rico! The Spain international springs to his left to deny Messi, with Barcelona continuing to knock on the door despite holding the lead. Sevilla respond with a break, but a searching diagonal from Vitolo is gathered up with ease by Bravo.
Good save from Bravo! Iborra and Gameiro combine brilliantly, with a back-heeled pass from the former setting the Frenchman through on goal! The ex-Lorient striker scampers forward, before placing a finish onto the right arm of the onrushing Chile international goalkeeper.
The opening five minutes of the second period have been high-octane, with Barcelona getting the dream start. A goal from Pique has set the Blaugrana up for a strong end to this contest, with Sevilla now needing to come out of their shell more readily.
L. Suárez
Assist
Barcelona
Suarez keeps his cool in the penalty area, before stabbing a low pass into his well-positioned teammate.
Piqué
Goal
Barcelona
GOOOOOOOOOOOAL! PIQUE MAKES IT 2-1! Sevilla fail to clear their lines in the aftermath of the corner, with a cut-back from the right-hand side finding the Spain international on the edge of the six-yard box! The ex-Man United centre-back slides home a low finish from very close range!
Neymar denied! The Brazilian winger is picked out at the back post, but Sergio Rico is equal to a bouncing half-volley from the ex-Santos man. The Sevilla goalkeeper concedes a corner as a result, which is half cleared, before Barca keep their pressure on.
We are back underway in the second half at Camp Nou! Barca are some way from securing yet another top-flight win, with Sevilla proving to be a tough nut to crack this evening.
HALF-TIME! Barcelona go into the interval level, with Enrique's men still having a lot to do in order to take home three points. Goals from Vitolo and Messi mean that the scoreline stands at 1-1, but the Blaugrana are on course to make their domination count. 
Messi sees another shot charged down, with the Argentina international really growing into this contest. Sevilla counter, with Gameiro the target of a channel ball, but the former PSG striker is second-guessed by Mathieu.
Messi scampers into the penalty area, with the Argentine forward being fed possession by Arda. The ex-Newell's Old Boys' man took aim, but could only see a close-range shot deflected behind for a corner. The resulting set-piece also comes to nothing.
Less than five minutes remain in the first half, with Barcelona having total control at present. Emery will be content with just seeing this scoreline out until the break, given that the Blaugrana have stepped up a gear since their equaliser.
The referee is forced to break up a bit of a disagreement between Coke and Neymar, with the two players clashing in an on-the-ball collision. While the Sevilla captain blatantly pushed his man, the manner in which the Brazil international went down caught his adversary in the cheek with a stray stud.
Barca open play from right to left, with Alba presenting Busquets with possession in a good area. The Spain international attempts to squeeze a pass in behind Tremoulinas, but the Frenchman intercepts neatly. Even when this contest gets stretched, Sevilla still have a lot of white shirts behind the ball.
Sevilla win themselves a corner on the right-hand side, which is flicked on at the near post and then cleared. Gameiro tries to get on the end of the delivery, but Pique keeps close tabs on his man. With 10 minutes remaining of the first half, Messi stings Rico's palms with a low drive.
Barca are back on level terms now, with Emery's men needing to go back to square one. That goal just might fill the hosts with additional confidence, with Enrique's side definitely having the quality to retain possession and therefore keep Sevilla at arm's length.
L. Messi
Goal
Barcelona
GOOOOOOOOOOOAL! MESSI MAKES IT 1-1! The Argentina international takes aim from the aforementioned free-kick, curling a devious effort across the face of goal and into the top-right corner! Despite Sergio Rico being posted near to his left-hand upright, the Barca forward's postage-stamp finish creeps into the back of the net! Sumptuous!
A. Rami
Yellow Card
Sevilla
Suarez is brought down on the edge of the penalty area, with Rami stepping across the Uruguay international. The ex-Milan defender left a cynical foot in on his opponent, presenting the hosts with a great dead-ball opportunity as a result.
Searching diagonal passes continue to come to nothing for the home side, with Sergio Rico having to take plenty of kicks early on. Gameiro is the target of a long ball in behind Vidal, but the French striker is forced back towards his own goal. Iborra has the chance to shoot on the periphery of the box, but slips with his standing leg upon the point of contact.
Suarez and Messi link up on the edge of the penalty area, but the latter is unable to get on the end of a clipped pass towards the six-yard box. Enrique's men continue to try and grab this game by the scruff of the neck, but Los Nervionenses are looking dangerous on the counter.
Vidal clips a cross in from the right-hand side, but Rami heads the ball to safety. Moments later, Arda tries to curl a pass in behind Tremoulinas, but Sevilla stand firm once again. Barca are looking a little blunt and low on ideas when entering the final third in this opening half an hour.
Camp Nou is stunned, with the hosts falling behind at the hands of a well-organised and drilled Sevilla outfit. Emery's men haven't got forward all too often, but have been economical with their opportunities. Gameiro tries to scamper in behind enemy lines, but the ex-Lorient striker is denied by Pique.
B. Trémoulinas
Assist
Sevilla
Tremoulinas is picked out on the overlap by Krohn-Dehli, with the Frenchman able to steer a well-weighted cross into his Spanish teammate at the far post.
Vitolo
Goal
Sevilla
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! VITOLO MAKES IT 1-0! The Spain international is picked out by a back-post cross, and has the ability to slot a great finish across goal and inside the far upright! Bravo can't get near it, with Alba unable to intervene on the line too.
Barcelona continue to see more of the ball in these opening stages, but Rico hasn't had a great deal to do thus far. Suarez, Neymar and Messi are relentlessly pressing forward and trying to force mistakes from the visiting back four, but Emery's men are remaining cool in the face of danger.
Krohn-Dehli does well to win possession back high on the left-hand side, but the ex-Celta midfielder is then outmuscled easily by Vidal. Barcelona respond with a break of their own, but Coke does well to track back and ensure that Neymar can't gallopp into his penalty area.
Sergio Rico was very happy to see that one float into his hands with the alarm bells ringing at the back for the visitors.
The free-kick comes to nothing and Barca break through Neymar, who gets all the way into the penalty area before his attempted cutback is intercepted and gathered by the grateful goalkeeper.
Free-kick to Sevilla. Krohn-Dehli to swing it in from deep. The ref is having a word after some tussling between Suarez and Rami.
WOODWORK TO THE RESCUE! Goodness me, Barca, having forced a corner through Luis Suarez at the near post, hit the woodwork twice in quick succession from the corner, Messi and then Suarez thumping the frame of the goal.
CAREFUL! Claudio Bravo wanders out of his penalty area and is nearly caught by Kevin Gameiro. That was a nervy moment for Luis Enrique's men.
Another Barca attack breaks down as Sevilla continue to frustrate the hosts at Camp Nou. The visitors are giving a good account of themselves. 
Over from Kolodziejczak! The French defender profits from a poorly cleared corner delivery, with Mathieu putting a looping header back into his own penaltyarea! The Sevilla defender lunges in to shoot from eight yards out, but can't keep his head over the ball.
There are plenty of white shirts behind the ball at the moment, with Gameiro having to drop very deep indeed, in order to collect service. The visitors break down the left, following a lovely move, but Vidal slides in to deny a teasing cross from Tremoulinas! A corner is conceded as a result.
Coke does well to dispossess Neymar, before blocking a follow-up shot from Alba! The Blaugrauna maintain their pressure, with Suarez released to the right byline, but Cristoforo and Kolodziejczak combine to clear. Sevilla break, but a throughball aimed towards Gameiro is intercepted by Mathieu.
Arda opens play out to the right-hand side, before a lightly weighted diagonal is claimed with ease by Sergio Rico. Barcelona are getting the ball down and stroking it around nicely, but Sevilla are well-placed to hold the hosts at arm's length for now.
We are underway in the first half in Catalonia! Sevilla are on a good run on form, and have got history as a banana skin for Barcelona, but Enrique's men will fancy themselves as favourites this evening.
Sevilla substitutes: Carrico, Reyes, Munoz, Diogo, Escudero, Konoplyanka, Soria.
Sevilla starting line-up (4-2-3-1): Rico; Coke, Rami, Kolodziejczak, Tremoulinas; N'Zonzi, Cristoforo; Vitolo, Iborra, Krohn-Delhi; Gamiero.
Barcelona substitutes: Ter Stegen, Rakitic, Iniesta, Mascherano, Bartra, Munir, Alves.
Barcelona starting line-up (4-3-3): Bravo; Vidal, Pique, Mathieu, Alba; Roberto, Busquets, Arda; Messi, Suarez, Neymar.
TEAM NEWS: Ever Banega misses out due to suspension for the visitors, with Vicente Iborra slotting into a more offensive midfield role as a result. Michael Krohn-Dehli continues on the left flank, with Vitolo on the right. In the absence of the injured Grzegorz Krychowiak, Sebastian Cristoforo partners Steven N'Zonzi in the middle of the park. 
TEAM NEWS: Aleix Vidal gets a start against his former employers at right-back, but ex-Sevilla captain Ivan Rakitic takes a seat on the bench. Arda Turan and Sergi Roberto sit ahead of Sergio Busquets, who returns today after suspension. Jeremy Mathieu is preferred to Javier Mascherano at centre-back.
Sevilla are unbeaten in their last seven La Liga games, which has pushed Unai Emery's men into fifth place in the table. Currently Los Nervionenses sit ahead of Celta Vigo merely on goal difference, with a share of the spoils this evening enough to push the visitors into a more concrete league position.
Hello and welcome to live coverage of Sevilla's away trip to face Barcelona in the Spanish top flight, as Luis Enrique's men look to continue their excellent recent form. Following Atletico Madrid's 1-0 defeat of Real Madrid this weekend, the Blaugrana will be looking to keep their noses in front of both outfits with three points at Camp Nou tonight.
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