FC Barcelona are leading the Spanish Supercup after a victory over Sevilla 2-0 in the match of the first leg of the final. With this result in the game played in the Ramon Sánchez Pizjuan of Seville, Sampaoli team have a big challenge next Wednesday at the Camp Nou if they want to win the trophy.
In the first half, Sevilla FC played with the only idea to attack FC Barcelona and try to score a goal as soon as were possible. In this sense, it didn’t seem that a few days ago the team played a demanding game against Madrid in the final of the European Super Cup.
However, the team of Luis Enrique created the best opportunities.The uruguayan striker Luis Suarez had an excellent chance to score, but a brilliant Sergio Rico saved his team with an amazing action. During the first half, Iniesta and Mathieu were injured and they had to leave the ground.
The second half was different and were the catalans who controlled the tempo of the game and did the goals. It was right after Escudero injury, in the 53th minute, when Luis Suarez scored the first goal of the match in a great combinative action between Arda Turan and the striker.
The second goal of FC Barcelona made it by Munir after a depth pass of Messi came just 4 minutes after the youth player appeared into the pitch in substitution of the Turkish Arda Turan.
Sevilla FC tried to score at least a goal until the end of the match, trying to go to Barcelona with a better chance to have options to win the title. However, the score did not change and finished with the victory of Luis Enrique team.
FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC will play the second leg of the final next Wednesday 17th of August in the Camp Nou.