Barcelona fire home five against Sevilla

Barcelona thrashed Sevilla 5-0 last night.

Barcelona thrashed Sevilla 5-0 last night.

Lionel Messi and David Villa bagged two goals apiece as Barcelona cruised to an impressive win at home to 10-man Sevilla at the Nou Camp to stay within a point of leaders Real Madrid.

Messi gave Barca the lead after just four minutes and Villa struck a fine second midway through the first half.

Sevilla finished the half with 10 men after Abdoulay Konko was sent off.

Alves then put the result beyond doubt with the third shortly into the second period, before Messi scored a fine fourth after 64 minutes and Villa completed the rout right at the end.

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