Lionel MESSI scored for FC Barcelona while his Rosario counter part missed a penalty for Sevilla.
The visitors brought with them a 2-0 advantage going into the second leg at the Camp Nou. A two goal lead which would soon vanish. Lionel MESSI was brought down inside the penalty area and let COUTINHO convert from the spot kick.
With the score at 1-0 for Barcelona, Sevilla were awarded a penalty. Ever BANEGA took it and had his shot saved. That was the first time that goalkeeper Jasper CILLESSEN saved a penalty. He was the goalkeeper for the Netherlands when Argentina eliminated them on penalty kicks at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
MESSI would add an assist, playing a pass in to Sergi ROBERTO for one of the goals.
Barcelona’s captain would get his goal, a great team effort with Lionel rounding it off inside the penalty area.
After the match, COUTINHO said this in regards to Lionel MESSI allowing him to take the penalty.
“Thanks to Messi for letting me take the penalty. He’s great and gestures show how big he is.”