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FC Barcelona News: 7 November 2016; Barcelona Survive Sevilla Scare, Lionel Messi Reaches Milestone

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Sevilla v FC Barcelona: Magic Messi inspires comeback win (1-2) | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona came from behind to earn a 2-1 win at Sevilla on Sunday in a breathless encounter at the ever-intense Sánchez Pizjuán stadium. The Andalusians had won all five of their home league games going into the encounter but Leo Messi’s equaliser just before the break followed by Luis Suárez’s strike on the hour-mark sealed an important victory for the Catalans.

Leo Messi: 500 goals with FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Leo Messi's first half goal in Sevilla on Sunday night gave him a new milestone — 500 career goals with FC Barcelona. The Club's all-time leading scorer reached the new mark with 469 coming in official matches and 31 in friendlies.

Luis Enrique: It’s a win that strengthens us as a team | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona became the first team to leave the Sánchez Pizjuán with points as goals courtesy of Leo Messi and Luis Suárez after Vitolo’s opener gave the Catalans a precious win. Luis Enrique spoke to the press after the game where he was full of praise for his players’ efforts on a tough ground and against an in-form team.

Messi is pure genius - where would Barcelona be without him? -
One goal is never enough. Sevilla swarmed all over Barcelona in a fantastic first half at the Sanchez Pizjuan, but with Lionel Messi in their team, the Blaugrana are always likely to hit back - even when they are not playing well.

Pique praises Barcelona team-mate Messi -
Gerard Pique lauded Lionel Messi following his latest masterclass, saying the Barcelona star should have won the Ballon d'Or every year since 2009. Messi led the way for Barca again on Sunday, scoring a goal and setting up another in the 2-1 La Liga win at Sevilla.

Reaction to FC Barcelona's comeback win on social media | FC Barcelona
The Barça players are more than happy after their win against Sevilla in the Sánchez Pizjuán, Leo Messi leading the comeback in Andalusia.

Barcelona ace Luis Suarez pleased with ban -
Luis Suarez was not overly bothered with referee Santiago Jaime Latre's decision to show him a yellow card in Barcelona's 2-1 La Liga win over Sevilla, even if the booking means he will miss the upcoming game against Malaga due to suspension. The Uruguay international went into the book for dissent after voicing his dismay with Latre for not showing Daniel Carrico a second yellow card of the evening late in the game.

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