Sevilla 0-2 Barcelona: Ousmane Dembele and Lionel Messi hand Ronald Koeman crucial victory as his side enter the LaLiga title race and move just two points behind league leaders Atletico Madrid
- Ousmane Dembele scored a 29th-minute opener as Barcelona won 2-0 at Sevilla to rise to second in La Liga
- Lionel Messi set up Dembele’s goal and scored with five minutes remaining as Barca leapfrogged Real Madrid
Lionel Messi set up Ousmane Dembele’s opener and added a late goal of his own as Barcelona rose above arch-rivals Real Madrid and into second place in La Liga with a narrow win at Sevilla on Saturday.
Barca’s latest win moved them to within two points of leaders Atletico Madrid, who have played two matches fewer than Ronald Koeman’s contenders.
The win was Barca’s second of the week after they beat Elche 3-0 at the Camp Nou in midweek.
Lionel Messi (second from left) scores the second goal with five minutes remaining as Barcelona win 2-0 at Sevilla in La Liga
The Barca striker celebrates as his side extend their impressive unbeaten run in La Liga to 15 matches and move into second