Barcelona coach Vilanova explains Messi supersub role

Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova says they're still managing Lionel Messi's fitness.

Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova says they're still managing Lionel Messi's fitness.

Messi, who missed their defeat to Bayern Munich, came off the bench to score twice in victory over Real Betis.

"The management of Messi’s injury allowed him to play this evening. Maybe he’s not in top physical shape now because he hasn’t been able to train as much as his team-mates," explained Vilanova.

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