Sevilla 2-3 Barcelona: As It Happened

Michael CernaCorrespondent ISeptember 29, 2012

SEVILLE, SPAIN - MARCH 17:  FC Barcelona and Sevilla players observe a minute of silence for former FC Barcelona player Estanislau Basora prior to the start of the la Liga match between Sevilla and FC Barcelona at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on March 17, 2012 in Seville, Spain.  (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
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Sevilla vs. Barcelona

Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán—Sevilla

 

Score

Sevilla 2-3 Barcelona (Second Half)

 

Goal Scorers

26' Piotr Trochowski

48' Alvaro Negredo

53' Cesc Fabregas

89' Cesc Fabregas
Assist—Messi

90+3' Villa
Assist—Messi

 

Starting XIs

Sevilla: Palop; Cicinho, Spahic, Botía, Navarro; Medel, Maduro, Navas, Rakitic, Trochowski; Negredo. 

Bench:
Diego Lopez, Fazio, Luna, Campaña, Manu, Kondogbia and Baba

Barcelona: Valdes; Alves, Mascherano, Song, Jordi Alba; Xavi, Busquets, Cesc Fabregas; Alexis Sanchez, Messi, Pedro

Bench: Pinto, Montoya, Bartra, Thiago, Sergi Roberto, Tello and Villa

 

Final comments

You will really struggle to find a neutral fan who thinks this was a fair result.

Barcelona get the win, but only after an unfair red card was given to Gary Medel and after a handball-assisted game-tying goal from Barcelona.

Thanks for joining me here and please check out my post-match review.