Late brace saves Barca's unbeaten record away to Sevilla

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FC Barcelona scored two goals in a minute to come back from 2-0 down to maintain their unbeaten record with a 2-2 draw away to Sevilla.

Goals from Luis Suarez and Leo Messi in the 88th and 89th minute gave Barca a result which had looked barely possible moments earlier as they trailed 2-0 to a Sevilla side who had been effective and aggressive throughout.

The home side took the lead in the 36th minute when Fran Vazquez was allowed to sweep home from the edge of the six-yard box following good work from Joaquin Correa.

Luis Muriel doubled Sevilla's lead with a deflected shot after the break and the game looked to be going the home side's way until Suarez hooked the ball acrobatically home following an 88th minute corner.

Messi, who had started on the bench due to a groin injury, then saved a point for Barca in spectacular fashion with a wonderful left foot shot a minute later to maintain his side's unbeaten record.

With no doubt half an eye on the Champions League tie against Roma next week, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane rested key players for the trip to Las Palmas, but his side had few problems beating the top-flight strugglers.

Gareth Bale opened the scoring with a typical sprint and powerful finish, before a Karim Benzema penalty following a needless foul on Lucas Vazquez allowed Karim Benzema to double the lead before the break.

Bale netted his second of the game from the penalty spot early in the second half and from then Madrid were never in danger of letting the result slip.

The first two games of the day ended in 1-1 draws between Girona and Levante and Athletic Club Bilbao and Celta Vigo.

Alex Granell and Jose Luis Morales assured a share of the points in Girona, while Brice Mendez's 91st minute equalizer canceled out Unai Nunez's opener for Athletic Club. 

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