Lionel Messi got here off the bench to assist get Barcelona again in entrance towards Actual Betis.
Ronald Koeman’s aspect had been looking for a primary win in 4 video games, however determined to attempt with out their biggest ever participant.
Messi has scored one objective in six LaLiga video games and added one other one at Camp Nou to show the sport on its head.
It may very well be his supervisor has determined to offer his star participant, who has scored greater than 600 targets for the membership, a relaxation give the amount of video games because the 33-year-old performed a full 90 minutes through the week.
Regardless, he got here off the bench and his dummy allowed Antoine Griezmann to place the membership again in entrance.
An Ousmane Dembele rocket put them within the lead, however they had been pegged again, whereas Griezmann additionally missed a penalty.
However the place the France striker failed, Messi made no mistake as he scored previous Claudio Bravo from the spot.
The 33-year-old was near leaving in the summertime as he fell out together with his bosses and it appeared nearly sure the lengthy affiliation would finish till he reversed his choice.
Messi has gained six Ballon d’Or awards with the membership along with a bunch of different membership honours, but it surely doesn’t appear like he’ll add to that past this season when his contract expires in the summertime.