Barcelona overcome Messi injury to record routine 4-1 win over Real Betis

Barcelona were able to overcome an injury to Lionel Messi to comfortably beat Real Betis 4-1.Messi picked up the problem while sprinting for the ball in the 18th minute - his third leg injury of the season already.Neymar and Pedro scored two goals in two minutes in the first half and Cesc Fabregas sealed the victory with two second half goals before Jorge Molina scored a penalty for Betis in injury time. Barca are now three points clear of Atletico Madrid a after they stumbled to a 1-1 draw at Villarreal after both sides conceded own goals. Injury worry: Lionel Messi picked up an injury when sprinting for the ball and had to be withdrawn No problem: But Barca were able to overcome his injury and went on to win 3-0 On target: Neymar, Pedro and two from Cesc Fabregas sealed the victoryAtletico went ahead just two minutes into the match at El Madrigal when Juanfran Torres broke free on the right flank and swung in a cross that defender Mario Perez turned into his own net while trying to



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