Luis Suarez and Munir El Haddadi gave Barcelona a 2-0 advantage over Sevilla on Sunday in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup.
After a quiet first half, the Blaugrana broke the deadlock in the 54th minute when Suarez slotted home Arda Turan’s cross.
El Haddadi doubled the Barca advantage nine minutes from time after Lionel Messi played a perfect through ball into the path of the Spanish international. The 25-year-old has figured into the Barcelona team more throughout preseason with Neymar at the Olympics Games in Brazil.
Barcelona dominated the game’s possession, limiting Sevilla to a mere one shot on target at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán. The two sides will return to action in three days when they meet at the Camp Nou.Follow @MattReedFutbol