This team knows how to suffer, how to play, how to fight until the very last minute and how to win. Luis Enrique's boys won the Copa del Rey final despite playing without the injured Luis Suarez, having Mascherano sent off in the first half, a bad referee and everything against them. Messi, incredible again, was the man of the match in the extra time giving the two assists to Jordi Alba and Neymar (2-0).
Javier Mascherano was sent off for a tackle on Gameiro in the first half. Barcelona had to play many minutes with 10 men. Luis Enrique decided to change Rakitic for Mathieu at half time, but it was a mistake. When Suarez got injured, the manager had to correct his decision and bring Rafinha on to recover the midfield.
Sevilla had clear chances. Banega hit the post and Ter Stegen was brilliant during the whole match. Pique and Mathieu too. Iniesta was at another level.
Those players were key for Barcelona to reach the extra time. Banega was sent off just before the final whistle so everything was back to normal again. 10 against 10.
And Messi. Once again. One amazing assist to Jordi Alba and another one for Neymar. That was the extra time. Two moments of magic from the Argentinian to gain Barcelona the double this season.