FC Barcelona is far from a spot in the final of the Spanish Cup. Trainer Ronald Koeman saw his team losing 2-0 at Seville on Wednesday in the half final battle.
After more than ten minutes of playing Lionel Messi got the first chance to get Barcelona ahead of the start. Goalkeeper Yassine Bono saved his leg on the bet of the Argentine, which was still secure in the 3-2 competition against Real Betis on Sunday.
Seville was a little later on across the street. Jules Koundé started a dribble in the 25th minute on his own half, got the ball back after a short pass on some teammates, and finished his long solo with a shot placed
in the corner: 1-0. Barcelona. After a combination with Frenkie de Jong, Messi once again stranded on the goalkeeper in the 54th minute.
Seville held up and doubled the gap shortly before time. Ivan Rakitic escaped against his old employer from the sidelude and shot into the 2-0.
The return will be at Camp Nou early March.