Messi Scores On Return From Injury As Barca Wallop Deportivo
Lionel Messi marked his return from injury with a goal as La Liga champions Barcelona comfortably beat Deportivo La Coruna at the Nou Camp.
The Argentina forward, back after three weeks out with a groin problem, scored his side’s fourth seconds after coming off the bench.
Rafinha had put the hosts in control with a first-half brace, before Luis Suarez’s clinical finish made it 3-0.
Deportivo’s Laure was sent off for an elbow on Neymar in the second half.
The victory moved Barcelona up to second in the table one point behind leaders Sevilla.