Pedro’s 115th minute goal helped Barcelona avoid a calamitous loss, as the Blaugranas picked up a thrilling 5-4 win over Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday.
Barcelona built a 4-1 lead, only to let it disintegrate in Georgia.
Lionel Messi scored a pair of first-half free kicks as Barcelona, and it was his pair of shots on another free kick in extra time that allowed Pedro his close-range winner.
Ever Banega, Kevin Gameiro, Yehven Konoplyanka and Diego Reyes scored for Sevilla, which actually led on Banega’s third-minute goal.
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Messi quickly answered with two of his own, before Rafinha Alcantara and Luis Suarez scored to give Barca its three-goal lead in the 50th minute.
But Reyes converted a close-range shot before Gameiro made the most of a reckless foul in the box from Jeremy Mathieu.
By the time Konoplyanka…
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