La Liga 2016-17: Lionel Messi hits goal twice as Barcelona beats Sevilla

It was the night for Messi in the match between Barcelona and Sevilla as he managed to put the ball twice in the net. It was an easy match for Barcelona as they beat Sevilla by 3-0 at the Nou Camp on Wednesday. The match will be remembered for the unique celebration from Messi after scoring the goals for Barcelona. The whole team performed brilliantly to seal the important three points for the side.

Barcelona started the match with a great intensity and wanted to kill the match in the initial moments only. It was clear from the attacking display of the Barcelona players that they meant business today. The first goal was the result of the brilliant volley by the Luis Suarez.

Lionel Messi hits goal twice as Barcelona beats Sevilla

Messi drove to the right flank and cut the ball back for his team-mate Suarez, who shrugged off Gabriel Mercado before volleying an overhead ball beyond the reach of the goalkeeper Rico from close range.

Sevilla has not even set in the match but Barcelona struck again. One minute after the lead was doubled by the Messi himself. Three of the best player of Barcelona Ivan Rakitic, Neymar, and Suarez combined to tee up Messi to sweep home with his right foot. This goal ensured that Barcelona will win the match and it hinted that fans might witness a goal fest in the match.

It was the mere matter of time before Barcelona struck again. This time the goal was a gift from Sevilla as twice failed to clear a corner and the ball fell to Messi who lashed a left-footed volley to put the ball into the net. This made the score line 3-0.

Lionel Messi was making the return to the Barcelona squad in this match as he was suspended for an incident on international duty but returned to the fold at the Nou Camp with a bang as he scored twice in the first half only.

This win saw Barcelona go to the top of the table only to be displaced by their arch rival Real Madrid after they won their match. On the other hand, Sevilla will remain fourth in the table. Barcelona has won their last eight La Liga games at the Camp Nou which would give them a huge boost for the future matches.