Barcelona draw with Sevilla FC as Sergino Dest makes first appearance

The Catalans had made a wonderful begin to the campaign below new instruct Ronald Koeman, hammering Villarreal four-0 of their opening recreation earlier than pulling off an impressive three-zero win at Celta Vigo regardless of having 10 men for the complete 2nd half of.

But they met a very distinctive task in Sevilla, who completed fourth inside the league final season.

"We knew this will be a absolutely tough sport and so it proved, Sevilla are an high-quality team and they performed thoroughly, they flooded the midfield and we struggled to cope with that however at the least we earned a point," Coutinho said.

"It's been tough for us to play three video games in one week but that is simply the begin, we're going to soon get used to this."

Antoine Griezmann ignored a great chance to provide Barca the lead earlier than halftime but hit the facet netting whilst midfielder Frenkie de Jong must have scored overdue in the second half of but ignored the target from within the area.

The teams went to the dressing room tied 1-1 on the wreck as neither may want to find a 2d intention for the the rest of the first 1/2.