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  • Spanish La Liga
  • 9 December 2012, 8:00pm
  • Benito Villamarín
  • Attendance: 46,147
Real BetisReal BetisvBarcelonaBarcelona
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  • Castro, 39
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  • Messi, 16
  • Messi, 25

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Match ends, Real Betis 1, Barcelona 2.

90+4 mins:Second Half ends, Real Betis 1, Barcelona 2.

90+3 mins:Attempt missed. Jorge Molina (Real Betis) header from the left side of the six yard box is too high. Assisted by Beñat with a cross following a corner.

90+2 mins:Corner, Real Betis. Conceded by Adriano.

90+2 mins:Attempt missed. Thiago Alcántara (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Lionel Messi following a fast break.

90+1 mins:Foul by Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona).

90+1 mins:Rubén Castro (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90+1 mins:Attempt missed. Cañas (Real Betis) right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a set piece situation.

90 mins:Foul by Sergio Busquets (Barcelona).

90 mins:Beñat (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

89 mins:Nacho (Real Betis) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

89 mins:Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

89 mins:Foul by Nacho (Real Betis).

89 mins:Hand ball by Lionel Messi (Barcelona).

88 mins:Attempt missed. Xavi (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

87 mins:Lionel Messi (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

87 mins:Foul by Javi Chica (Real Betis).

85 mins:Sergio Busquets (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

85 mins:Foul by Jorge Molina (Real Betis).

85 mins:Attempt saved. Adriano (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Xavi.

84 mins:Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the right wing.

84 mins:Foul by Cañas (Real Betis).

83 mins:Jordi Alba (Barcelona) hits the bar with a left footed shot from very close range.

83 mins:Attempt saved. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Thiago Alcántara.

82 mins:Substitution, Barcelona. Thiago Alcántara replaces Pedro.

81 mins:Offside, Barcelona. Xavi tries a through ball, but Alexis Sánchez is caught offside.

80 mins:Álex Pozuelo (Real Betis) hits the left post with a left footed shot from the left side of the box. Assisted by Jorge Molina with a headed pass following a corner.

80 mins:Corner, Real Betis. Conceded by Gerard Piqué.

79 mins:Offside, Real Betis. Beñat tries a through ball, but Álvaro Vadillo is caught offside.

78 mins:Attempt missed. Jorge Molina (Real Betis) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Rubén Castro following a fast break.

77 mins:Attempt saved. Pedro (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Alexis Sánchez.

76 mins:Pedro (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

76 mins:Foul by Pedro (Barcelona).

76 mins:Rubén Castro (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

74 mins:Substitution, Real Betis. Álex Pozuelo replaces Salva Sevilla.

72 mins:Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Antonio Amaya.

71 mins:Attempt saved. Pedro (Barcelona) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andrés Iniesta.

70 mins:Corner, Real Betis. Conceded by Adriano.

68 mins:Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Javi Chica.

68 mins:Adriano (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

68 mins:Foul by Salva Sevilla (Real Betis).

66 mins:Offside, Barcelona. Xavi tries a through ball, but Pedro is caught offside.

65 mins:Pedro (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the right wing.

65 mins:Foul by Salva Sevilla (Real Betis).

64 mins:Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the left wing.

64 mins:Foul by Álvaro Vadillo (Real Betis).

62 mins:Álvaro Vadillo (Real Betis) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

62 mins:Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

62 mins:Foul by Álvaro Vadillo (Real Betis).

61 mins:Jordi Alba (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

61 mins:Foul by Jordi Alba (Barcelona).

61 mins:Álvaro Vadillo (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

59 mins:Corner, Real Betis. Conceded by Javier Mascherano.

58 mins:Attempt missed. Salva Sevilla (Real Betis) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Nacho.

56 mins:Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

56 mins:Foul by Chechu Dorado (Real Betis).

56 mins:Foul by Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona).

56 mins:Nacho (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

55 mins:Offside, Real Betis. Antonio Amaya tries a through ball, but Álvaro Vadillo is caught offside.

54 mins:Attempt saved. Jorge Molina (Real Betis) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

54 mins:Attempt blocked. Jorge Molina (Real Betis) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Álvaro Vadillo with a cross.

53 mins:Delay over. They are ready to continue.

52 mins:Delay in match Rubén Castro (Real Betis) because of an injury.

50 mins:Foul by Adriano (Barcelona).

50 mins:Nacho (Real Betis) wins a free kick on the left wing.

47 mins:Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

47 mins:Foul by Cañas (Real Betis).

47 mins:Foul by Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona).

47 mins:Javi Chica (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

46 mins:Offside, Real Betis. Beñat tries a through ball, but Jorge Molina is caught offside.

45 mins:Substitution, Barcelona. Javier Mascherano replaces Carles Puyol because of an injury.

Second Half begins Real Betis 1, Barcelona 2.

45 mins:Substitution, Real Betis. Jorge Molina replaces Joel Campbell.

45+3 mins:First Half ends, Real Betis 1, Barcelona 2.

45+1 mins:Foul by Jordi Alba (Barcelona).

45+1 mins:Joel Campbell (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

44 mins:Attempt blocked. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Sergio Busquets with a headed pass.

43 mins:Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Antonio Amaya.

41 mins:Pedro (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

41 mins:Foul by Antonio Amaya (Real Betis).

39 mins:Goal! Real Betis 1, Barcelona 2. Rubén Castro (Real Betis) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Álvaro Vadillo with a through ball.

38 mins:Offside, Barcelona. Sergio Busquets tries a through ball, but Pedro is caught offside.

37 mins:Joel Campbell (Real Betis) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

37 mins:Jordi Alba (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

37 mins:Foul by Joel Campbell (Real Betis).

36 mins:Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

36 mins:Foul by Antonio Amaya (Real Betis).

34 mins:Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Adrián.

34 mins:Attempt saved. Xavi (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Alexis Sánchez.

31 mins:Pedro (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the right wing.

31 mins:Foul by Nacho (Real Betis).

30 mins:Offside, Barcelona. Xavi tries a through ball, but Lionel Messi is caught offside.

29 mins:Offside, Barcelona. Xavi tries a through ball, but Alexis Sánchez is caught offside.

26 mins:Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

26 mins:Foul by Javi Chica (Real Betis).

25 mins:Substitution, Real Betis. Álvaro Vadillo replaces Juan Carlos because of an injury.

25 mins:Goal! Real Betis 0, Barcelona 2. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Andrés Iniesta.

24 mins:Delay over. They are ready to continue.

24 mins:Delay in match Juan Carlos (Real Betis) because of an injury.

23 mins:Attempt missed. Adriano (Barcelona) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right misses to the right. Assisted by Pedro.

20 mins:Attempt missed. Salva Sevilla (Real Betis) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Rubén Castro.

19 mins:Foul by Gerard Piqué (Barcelona).

19 mins:Antonio Amaya (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

18 mins:Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Adrián.

18 mins:Attempt saved. Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

16 mins:Goal! Real Betis 0, Barcelona 1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Andrés Iniesta.

15 mins:Foul by Sergio Busquets (Barcelona).

15 mins:Beñat (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

10 mins:Substitution, Barcelona. Alexis Sánchez replaces Francesc Fábregas because of an injury.

8 mins:Sergio Busquets (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

8 mins:Foul by Salva Sevilla (Real Betis).

3 mins:Attempt saved. Salva Sevilla (Real Betis) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Joel Campbell with a cross.

2 mins:Francesc Fábregas (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the left wing.

2 mins:Foul by Javi Chica (Real Betis).

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

team line-up

13Adrián
23Nacho
5Chechu Dorado
2Javi Chica
4Antonio Amaya
21Cañas
14Salva Sevilla74
15Joel Campbell45
17Juan Carlos25
10Beñat
24Rubén Castro

substitutes

20Nosa
1Casto
7Ángel
11Álex Pozuelo74
27Álvaro Vadillo25
19Jorge Molina45
8Rubén Pérez

referee

Carlos Velasco Carballo

team line-up

1Víctor Valdés
5Carles Puyol45
3Gerard Piqué
21Adriano
18Jordi Alba
4Francesc Fábregas10
16Sergio Busquets
6Xavi
17Pedro82
8Andrés Iniesta
10Lionel Messi

substitutes

14Javier Mascherano45
9Alexis Sánchez10
7David Villa
25Alexandre Song
11Thiago Alcántara82
2Dani Alves
13Pinto

referee

Carlos Velasco Carballo

match stats

possession %3465
shots on target38
shots off target64
corners45
tackles won2610
offsides35