FT. Sevilla 1-2 FC Barcelona. Barca win the Supercopa title in a dramatic encounter: how the game unfolded as seen by fans & media (spoiler: Dembele knockouts haters)
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⚽ 9' Sarabia 1:0
⚽ 42' Pique 1:1
⚽ 79' Dembele 1:2
Barcelona win the Supercopa de Espana 🏆 pic.twitter.com/DeBTFK4yuW— B/R Football (@brfootball) August 12, 2018
Man I spent the whole day defending dembele from my troll friends, at the moment I am the only one talking— Adedeji (@kingdrai) August 12, 2018
Best youngster in the world.
The fact that Ter Stegen still doesn’t get the credit he deserves for being one of the best keepers in the world is amazing to me.— LeOusmane DeMessi (@ChrisCreacy) August 12, 2018
Messi lifts his first of many trophies as Barca captain. Maybe not another 32, but would be a fair few.— Deji Faremi (@deejayfaremi) August 12, 2018
Dembele scored. President Pique too and Messi will lift first trophy as captain. Can't get better than this❤💙— Ni Mimi (@amsikika) August 12, 2018
MARC!!! Ter Stegen has no problem with keeping the ball safe after Ben Yedder's unlucky shot from the spot!
‘90+1 | TER STEGEN SAVES IT! THE HERO!— Barca Universal (@BarcaUniversal) August 12, 2018
Welcome, Arturo! The Chilean is a sub for phenomenal Dembele!
Official: Arturo Vidal is making his Barça debut.— Barça Centre (@barcacentre) August 12, 2018
GOOOOOOOOOOOAL!!! OUSMANE DEMBELE, COOL AS YOU LIKE!
’80 | It’s what he needed, it’s what he deserves, and it’s what he gets! What a beautiful goal from Dembélé!— Barca Universal (@BarcaUniversal) August 12, 2018
Sevilla 1-2 Barcelona!
Sevilla's Vazquez hits the crossbar after the Andalusians' corner!
Looking forward to his debut today, huh?
’56 | Arturo Vidal has started to warm up.— Barca Universal (@BarcaUniversal) August 12, 2018
Coutinho is on, with his brand new No. 7 on the back!
’53 | Another substitution for Barcelona. Arthur off. Coutinho on.— Barca Universal (@BarcaUniversal) August 12, 2018
📊 | Barça dominating the possession stats with 69% possession on the ball.— Barca Universal (@BarcaUniversal) August 12, 2018
World Cup finalist is in the game.
Barcelona sub:— Barça Centre (@barcacentre) August 12, 2018
Rakitić replaces Rafinha.
True story! Dembele is astonishing.
Dembele has been impressive for Barça. Much better from him, both in attack but also tracking back. He’s still cutting inside but that means Alba can bomb forward and Messi is able to pick him out.— Andrew Gaffney (@GaffneyVLC) August 12, 2018
Busquets is incredible - and these are his first 45 minutes of preseason!
He's still a striker in his dreams!
1 - Gerard Pique has scored his 40th goal for Barcelona in all competitions and the first one in the Spanish Supercopa (14 games). Premiere. pic.twitter.com/eOrLctv3Bi— OptaJose (@OptaJose) August 12, 2018
Things are level at the half-time. Waiting for Barca to push forward one more time and clinch the victory.
YESSSSSSSS! Barcelona level the score!!!
Messi’s freekick hits the post and afterwards it’s Pique to put the ball in the net! We are level again!— Barca Universal (@BarcaUniversal) August 12, 2018
Barcelona 1-1 Sevilla! VAMOS!
The Uruguayan seems to be a bit off colour today.
’38 | SUAREZ NO! He get’s a huge chance but shoots it wide! That should have hit the net.— Barca Universal (@BarcaUniversal) August 12, 2018
Aaargh! So close for Lenglet!
’27 | UFF! Lenglet almost with the 1-1 after a header that goes just wide! Beautiful cross from Messi!— Barca Universal (@BarcaUniversal) August 12, 2018
Pablo Sarabia upsets Blaugrana but makes history in Spain.
Pablo Sarabia scores the first goal in Spanish football awarded by VAR.— bet365 (@bet365) August 12, 2018
Sevilla lead 1-0 against Barcelona in the final. pic.twitter.com/SqTuqug921
18' Barcelona clearly dominating the game right now. Dembélé and Messi seem to find each other well.— Barça Centre (@barcacentre) August 12, 2018
The goal has previously been disallowed because of the offside, but then another decision has been made.
VAR gets it right. Sarabia scores. Sevilla lead 1-0. #SupercopaBarça— Diego Montalvan (@DMontalvan) August 12, 2018
⚽ 9: Sarabia puts Sevilla ahead (1-0) #SupercopaBarça— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) August 12, 2018
📸 | Ex-Barça coach Luis Enrique is in the stands to spectate the Supercopa game today. pic.twitter.com/RqJY5OpuwI— Barca Universal (@BarcaUniversal) August 12, 2018
And here's the squad of Sevilla for the opening fixture of the season in Spain!
Here's how Barca line-up!