Just two minutes later, Messi took a feed from Luis Suarez and beat Sevilla goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik with a low, driving shot with two defenders bearing down on him after going on a fabulous solo run down the right flank.
"It's evident that when he's there he [Messi] gives us security because he's the best in the world", said Pique.
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Commenting on how the tables have turned in the last few years, Scholes said, "It shouldn't make any difference but it does". Merson added: "If United do lose, the pressure will nearly certainly crank up again on Jose Mourinho ".
Jose Gaya scored in the 85th minute to keep the hosts from losing after Gerard Gumbau put Leganes ahead with a second-half penalty kick.
Barcelona's win was soured after Messi sustained an injury in the early minutes of the game.
"Great game, happy for getting other 3 important points", he wrote.
Messi doubled the advantage, racing clear on the counter-attack before jinking inside and curling into the bottom corner with his left foot.
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After months of anticipation, the Boston Celtics finally showed the advantage they'll have thanks to their incredibly deep roster. He finished with 10 points on 4-of-12 shooting in 25 minutes. "We were excited to have (Gordon) and Kyrie back", Tatum said.
The victory saw the Catalan side to reclaim top spot and stretch their lead over Los Blancos to four points after they lost 2-1 at home to Levante.
Atletico Madrid, which drew at Villarreal 1-1, also was two back after nine matches.
Asked about rumours that Lopetegui could be sacked, Sergio Ramos replied: 'I always said that manager changes are never good for anyone.
Valverde is confident however that this latest decision will not provoke an unprofessional reaction on social media from the Chilean, whose behaviour has been affected by the club, the coach and his teammates.
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The iPhone XR should also be available on some e-commerce platforms as well, but details on that are still unknown at the moment. As for Airtel , the iPhone XR can be booked via the telecom giant from today with down payments starting at Rs. 14,999.