Despite the return of Messi. Barcelona loses four of Betis
Barcelona lost its first home title in all competitions in more than two years after the Primera Liga leaders lost 4-3 to Real Betis in Camp Nou on Sunday despite Lionel Messi's return from injury, while Ivan Rakic Has been removed for two warnings.
The young assault gave the youngster a deserved advantage in the 20th minute after a counterattack, while Joaquin doubled the visitors' advantage in the 35th minute after another fantastic movement led by Junior.
Messi narrowed the gap from a penalty in the middle of the second half, but Betis reduced a two-goal goal to Giovanni Lu Celso after an unusual foul of Marc-Andre Terje Stegen, who sent the ball into the net. Arturo Vidal quickly responded to the hosts to reduce the gap again, but after Rakech was eliminated for two strokes, Sergio Canales made 4-2. Messi added a goal while stopping, but Betis kept his first win at Camp Nou in 1998.
This is Barca's first defeat at home from the 2-1 loss to Alaves in September 2016 and the first time they have recognized four times in the league since their defeat of 4-2 at Deportivo Coruna in April 2003.