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Suarez & Messi Star in Sevilla Thrashing

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Suárez (27′), Vidal (32′), Dembélé (35′, Dismissed📕 at 88′), Messi (78′), Araújo (Dismissed📕 at 87′)

Luis Suarez scored a sublime overhead kick as champions Barcelona climbed to second in La Liga with a convincing win over Sevilla at the Nou Camp.

Ernesto Valverde’s side swept Julen Lopetegui’s visitors away with three goals in eight first-half minutes.

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Suarez opened the scoring with an acrobatic finish after 27 minutes, before Arturo Vidal and Ousmane Dembele put the hosts in complete control.

Lionel Messi completed the scoring with a delightful free-kick late on.

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Barcelona had 20-year-old debutant Ronald Araujo and Ousmane Dembele sent off in the closing stages, after Araujo brought down Javier Hernandez when last man – and Dembele was shown a second yellow card for dissent in the aftermath.

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