Substitute Lionel Messi scores 2 goals in 11 minutes to seal 4-2 win over Betis

Barcelona 4 – Real Betis 2 (La Liga, May 5, 2013) (Alternative highlights & longer highlights.) Dorlan Pabon put Betis 1-0 up after just 2 minutes. Alexis Sanchez calmed any nerves with an equaliser on 9 minutes. A cracking hit from Ruben Perez restored the lead for Betis. David Villa equalised on 56 before he was replaced by Lionel Messi. And just minutes after coming on, Lionel Messi made it 3-2 with a delightful free-kick on the hour. And on 72 it was 4-2 with Lionel Messi finishing off a great move.

GIF. Ruben Perez Golazo v Barcelona.

Adrian prevents Lionel Messi scoring a hat-trick v Betis.

Ouch! Alexis Sanchez kicked in the nuts by Betis keeper Adrian.

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