The Catalans made short work of Sevilla FC (3-0) at Camp Nou this Sunday and take an eight-point lead over Real Madrid.
FC Barcelona sets sail! After Real Madrid’s surprise 1-0 defeat at Mallorca, the Catalans edged Sevilla FC 3-0 at Camp Nou on Sunday for LaLiga Matchday 20 to take an eight-point lead at the top of the table.
The Blaugranas started the game badly, with the injury of their captain Sergio Busquets, hit in the left ankle after a duel with Youssef En-Nesyri, from the 8th minute.
But they knew how to react: in the 58th, Franck Kessié, replacing Busquets, inherited a ball with his back to goal in the area and slipped a perfect pass for Jordi Alba.
Seville plunges back into its failings
And at the end of the match, Raphinha sealed the success of the Catalans: first by delivering a nice assist to Gavi in the 70th, then at the conclusion of a discount from Jordi Alba in the 78th.
With this fourth success in a row in La Liga, the Blaugranas establish their domination of their national championship, and are full of confidence ten days before their play-off in the knockout stages of the Europa League against Manchester United.
Sevilla FC, on the other hand, are back in their tracks: despite the semblance of a better view in the last two matches, Jorge Sampaoli’s men were completely overwhelmed on Sunday, and blocked in 16th place, three points from the area. red.