Video: Barcelona 2-1 Sevilla – Arda Turan stars creates joint highest number of chances

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Barcelona beat Sevilla 2-1 at the Camp Nou to match the all time league unbeaten record of 34 games.

Barca ended up matching rivals Real Madrid record breaking 34 match unbeaten streak which went back to the 1998-99 season.

Sevilla actually opened the scoring when Vitolo scored on 20 minutes but Ballon d’Or 2015 winner Lionel Messi equalised just 10 minutes later with a brilliant free-kick.

Pique wrapped up the three points when he scored minutes into the second-half.

Barca have now scored an incredible 102 goals in their last 34 games conceding just 19 times with the MSN – Messi, Suárez and Neymar Jr – hitting the back of the net on 78 occasions.

Barcelona have now also won all 12 games that Turan has made an appearance in. The Turkish international came close to providing his fourth assist and created the joint highest number of goal scoring chances (3).

Turan made a total of 48 passes at a 92 percent accuracy maintaining his impressive pass rate which averages over 90 percent.

Barcelona kept their six point gap ahead of Atletico Madrid at the top of the table following the victory over Sevilla.

Barcelona 2-1 Sevilla

Stadium: Camp Nou

Kick-Off: 19:30 GMT

Barcelona starting lineup (4-3-3 formation): 13.Bravo 3.Piqué 5.Sergio 7.Arda 9.Suárez 10.Messi 11.Neymar 18.Alba 20.Sergi Roberto 22.Aleix Vidal 24.Mathieu

Subs: Ter Stegen, Rakitic, Alves, Iniesta, Mascherano, Bartra and Munir

Manager: Luis Enrique

Sevilla starting lineup (4-2-3-1 formation): Rico; Coke, Rami, Kolo, Tremoulinas; Cristoforo, N’Zonzi; Vitolo, Iborra, Krohn-Dehli; Gameiro

Subs:

Manager: Unai Emery

Goals: 20′ Vitolo, 31′ Messi, 48′ Pique

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