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Sevilla 0-3 Barcelona: Spanish giants climb to second in LaLiga with scintillating show

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Sevilla 0-3 Barcelona: Spanish giants climb to second in LaLiga with scintillating show

Sevilla 0-3 Barcelona: Spanish giants climb to second in LaLiga with scintillating show as Raphinha, Robert Lewandowski and Eric Garcia web for Barca

  • Barcelona beat Sevilla 3-0 to climb to second in LaLiga behind rivals Actual Madrid
  • New summer season signings Raphinha and Robert Lewandowski scored within the first-half
  • Eric Garcia made it three shortly after half-time because the guests romped to victory 

Raphinha scored his first purpose for Barcelona and Lewandowski received his FIFTH for the membership as Xavi’s facet comfortably beat troubled Sevilla 3-0.

Barcelona’s embarrassment of attacking riches was an excessive amount of for Sevilla who go into their Champions League sport subsequent week in opposition to Manchester Metropolis deep in disaster having taking one level from their first 4 video games.

Coach Julen Lopetegui is below stress though an terrible summer season’s switch dealings has had a lot to do with the membership’s surprising begin.

Sevilla 0-3 Barcelona: Spanish giants climb to second in LaLiga with scintillating show

Barcelona beat Sevilla 3-0 after targets from Raphinha, Robert Lewandowski and Eric Garcia

Barcelona received the switch window in Spain and most of the new signings performed their half as they romped to victory.

Xavi began with Raphinha, Ousmane Dembele and Lewandowski up entrance and so they have been all concerned within the opener on 21 minutes.

Gavi received the ball in midfield and Sergio Busquets helped it on to Dembele who ran on the coronary heart of Sevilla’s creaky defence. He performed in Lewandowski and when the Polish striker clipped the ball over Bono it was cleared by Fernand however Raphinha swept it in from shut vary.

New summer signing Lewandowski netted his sixth LaLiga goal of the campaign for Barcelona

New summer season signing Lewandowski netted his sixth LaLiga purpose of the marketing campaign for Barcelona

Raphinha virtually scored a spectacular second with a curling shot from distance however Sevilla solely made it to 36 minutes earlier than they went two targets behind. Lewandowski received on the top of a deep Jules Kounde cross from the fitting taking the help on his chest earlier than volleying house. Kounde, the previous Sevilla defender is without doubt one of the explanation why Barcelona are so optimistic about this season and why Sevilla are a shadow of their former selves.

Eric Garcia received the third within the second half when Dembele took a brief nook to Raphinha who floated the ball to the again put up. Kounde headed it down and the previous Manchester Metropolis defender transformed.

Barcelona have been capable of deliver on Frenkie de Jong and Ansu Fati within the second half and each went shut. There was even a run out for Jordi Alba changing the younger left again who now appears forward of him – Alejandro Balde.

Xavi's side climbed into second - two points behind rivals Real Madrid at the top of the league

Xavi’s facet climbed into second – two factors behind rivals Actual Madrid on the prime of the league

For Sevilla there have been few positives. Isco began his first sport and was vivid within the first half. His advantageous early cross despatched Youssef En-Nesyri by means of however his shot was saved by Marc Andre ter Stegen. Isco additionally blazed over from six yards out however his blushes have been saved as a result of the flag had been raised.

Some Sevilla followers made their emotions felt with jeers on the ultimate whistle. For Barcelona all of the post-match questions have been about controlling the euphoria. ‘We all know there’s a lengthy option to go,’ stated Raphinha.

‘We’re in a tough state of affairs,’ stated Ivan Rakitic. ‘We perceive the followers’ frustration. We’re nonetheless fully with the coach. We are going to get out of this.’

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