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Barcelona vs Sevilla summary: score, goals, highlights, LaLiga

Soccer Football - LaLiga - FC Barcelona v Sevilla - Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain - February 5, 2023 FC Barcelona's Gavi celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates REUTERS/Albert Gea

Barcelona 3-0 Sevilla: as it happened

Barcelona sit comfortably on top

The Blaugrana have taken advantage of Real Madrid's slip-up in Mallorca and have opened up an eight-point lead at the top of the LaLiga table.

FT: Barcelona 3-0 Sevilla

Barcelona win comfortably in the end!

There will be three minutes added on!

Ivan Rakitic channels his inner David Beckham and attempts to lob Ter Stegen from just inside the Barca half. It's unfortunately not like Beckham at Wimbledon and flies over the bar.

Lucas Ocampos heads straight at Ter Stegen.

This win will open up an eight-point gap between Barcelona and Real Madrid, who lost to Mallorca earlier in the day.

More changes

OFF Jordi Alba
ON Alejandro Balde

OFF Raphinha
ON Ferran Torres

Alba has been very good tonight.

Barcelona changes

OFF Gavi
ON Ansu Fati

OFF Ronald Araújo
ON Marcos Alonso

Barcelona 3-0 Sevilla

It's been a terrific second half for the Blaugrana.

With Sevilla dead and buried, Xavi is about to make another change.

Barcelona are turning it on. It's champagne football.

De Jong plays it to Alba, who takes it down and crosses into the box for Raphinha to finish from close range.

GOAL! 3-0


Barcelona do more damage on the right. Koundé links up with Raphinha but the latter sends his effort over. Sevilla have it all to do now.

Barcelona 2-0 Sevilla

Koundé plays a long ball over the top to Raphinha, who runs into the space. The former Leeds player turns back onto his stronger left side and plays in a low ball, across the six-yard box, for Gavi to tap into the empty net at the back post.



Barcelona go 2-0 up!

Lamela fouls Gavi and Barcelona have a free as we approach the final 20 minutes.

Sevilla change

It's one Argentinian for another. 

Ocampos comes on with a piece of paper and hands it to Jordan. It's either tactics, or a nearby restaurant for the post-match grub.

It opens up for Koundé in the inside right channel. The Frenchman shoots over from 20 yards.

Barcelona take the lead!

It's Jordi Alba, and he enjoyed it!

It looks like Rafa Mir is going to come on for Sevilla, who are now chasing the game.

Tonight attendance

77,987 at Camp Nou tonight!

That goal puts Barcelona eight points ahead of Real Madrid, as things stand.

Kessié does superbly well to play the left-back in and he finishes with precision from a tight angle.


There it is!


Ansu Fati is warming up for Barcelona. They need something different to open Sevilla up and maybe he's the one.

Raphinha heads straight into Bono's hands. 

Xavi can't believe it.

It's a cracking diagonal cross by Pedri to create the chance and set the Brazilian up at the back post but he can't direct it past Bono.

Lewandowski heads wide from an Alba cross on the left.

It's overhit and the Polish striker dives to head it but can only head it wide. 0-0

Sevilla are set up in a 5-4-1. Barcelona continue to recycle it but have not yet penetrated in the opening minutes of the second half.

Injury update: AS understand that Sergio Busquets will be out for up to 15 days. 

He will undergo tests tomorrow that will determine the damage down. He suffered an ankle sprain in the opening minutes of tonight's game.

Bryan Gil is on for his second Sevilla debut. He has joined the club on loan from Tottenham.

Gil comes on

Here is the confirmation of those Sevilla changes.

And we're off for the second half!

Sevilla changes

Sevilla are making a double change at the break.

The players are on their way out for the second half.

Sevilla keep Barcelona out

Sampaoli won't have too many complaints with that first half.

It's goalless at the break at Camp Nou.

Barcelona have had the majority of the possession but have been unable to get past Bono in the Sevilla goal.

And there's the whistle for half-time!

Rakitic is booked for a high challenge on Araújo. That was studs and all.

There will be two additional minutes.

Camp Nou is absolutely massive, a midfielder's dream. Xavi must see so much space, even standing from the touchline.

Raphinha, on the right, opens up onto his left, and curls an inswinger to the back post. It evades everyone and flies out for a goal kick.

Barcelona's transition on the right is rapid, starting with Koundé and then moving on to Raphinha. It finds its way to Lewandowski and is eventually headed out for a corner. 0-0

Pape Gueye gets Sevilla moving from a deep midfield role. Kessié is the one pressing most from Barca's midfield.

Sevilla have done well to stay in this one. Sampaoli is cosy under his hat after serving a ban for protesting.

En-Nesyri is down after a push from Christensen.

Possession in the last 15 minutes:

Barcelona - 90%

Sevilla - 10%

BONO again!

Lewandowski's effort is hit like a bullet and flying in from 20 yards but the Moroccan shot-stopper gets a strong right hand to it.

It's all Barcelona at Camp Nou. Pedri, De Jong and Raphinha have been involved in plenty of the early action. Xavi will be happy and asking for patience.

Raphinha's corner finds De Jong. Barca recycle the ball back as Sevilla defend on the edge of their box in a 6-4-0.

Barcelona win a free. Acuna fouls Koundé. 

Raphinha curls the free in from the right wing and it's cleared out for a corner. 

This is Barca's fifth corner.

From the resulting corner, Araújo heads just wide from Pedri's corner. Barca are threatening now. That Bono save brought me back to the World Cup. That feels like a long time ago now.


It's a brilliant stop to deny Lewandowski from close range.

Barcelona are unable to make the most from the corner and Sevilla clear. 0-0

Pedri crosses the free from the right into the box. It goes out for a corner.

Rakitic knocks Koundé over and Barcelona have a free.

Kessié catches Acuna, who goes over in pain. 

Barcelona have committed three fouls, to Sevilla's one. We have had no real chances at either end.

Barcelona change

And there it is.

Kessié comes on for Busquets, who has gone off injured.

De Jong will move into a deeper role now.

Pape Gueye is making his Sevilla debut tonight after completing a loan move to the club from Marseille. He will sit in front of the Sevilla defence and try to nullify any threat.

Barcelona are down to 10 men for the minute.

Franck Kessié is already warming up as the Barcelona players gather around Busquets, the club captain.

Sergio Busquets is receiving attention after going in on a challenge with En-Nesyri.

Twenty-nine points separate these sides tonight. Sevilla have improved in the last couple of weeks after a shocking start to the season.

Barcelona are playing in their home kit from left to right, while Sevilla wear white shirts, white shorts and red socks and line up from right to left.

We're underway at Camp Nou!

Jordi Alba comes in for Balde in what is the only change for Xavi's side. 

Sevilla have made four changes.

Xavi takes his seat in the dugout and the Sevilla players form a huddle.

The players make their way out onto the Camp Nou turf.

Remember, a win for the Blaugrana tonight will see them go eight points clear at the top of the table.

In the space of four days, they take on Sevilla's biggest clubs, Betis and Sevilla.

Kickoff at Camp Nou is just 15 minutes away!

Sevilla XI at Camp Nou

Barcelona XI

Message from Barcelona

In the last few minutes, Barcelona have tweeted the following: 

"FC Barcelona would like to express its deepest condolences for the passing of Josep Maria Espinàs, the Catalan writer and coauthor of our anthem, the 'Cant del Barça.' Rest in peace"

Barcelona's record vs Sevilla

As per Opta, Barcelona have not lost any of their last 14 games against Sevilla in LaLiga (W10 D4).

The last defeat was a 2-1 loss in October 2015.

Sevilla XI

New loan signing Pape Gueye starts for Jorge Sampaoli's side.

Sevilla land

The Sevilla players are out having their pre-match stroll, headphones in, etc.

Barcelona XI

Xavi has selected the following team for tonight's clash.

Jordi Alba comes in at left-back for Alejandro Balde in the only change made from the win over Betis in midweek.

Barcelona arrive

The players have made their way to the ground. The atmosphere is building around Camp Nou for this one. Barca fans know a win here will send them eight points ahead of Real Madrid at the top of the table.

Rolling back the years

What about this from Pedro? Cool as you like!

Dembélé out for Barcelona

French winger Ousmane Dembélé remains sidelined for Barcelona through injury.

Dembélé went off in last weekend's 1-0 win over Girona.

At left-back, it remains to be seen if Jordi Alba or Alejandro Balde starts.

Real Madrid lose

Earlier today Real Madrid suffered a 1-0 defeat to Mallorca.

Xavi's men will be hoping to take advantage of Madrid's slip-up and extend their lead at the top of the table.

Team news on the way

I'd personally like to see Bryan Gil.

Sevilla take on league leaders

Sevilla travel north to Barcelona for the late fixture on Sunday night. 

The Andalusian side are currently 14th in LaLiga.

Calm before the storm

Kickoff at Camp Nou gets underway in under two hours' time.

We'll have the team news from both camps for you very shortly.

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