Barcelona host Sevilla at their famous Camp Nou stadium looking to keep up the pace in one of the tightest La Liga title races seen for many years. Talisman Lionel Messi will lead the attack.
Sevilla Fútbol Club S.A.D. is a Spanish professional football club based in Seville, Spain that plays in the Spanish La Liga championship. They are one of the most successful clubs in Spanish football having won a 1 La Liga title, 5 Spanish "Copa del Rey" Cups, 1 Spanish Super Cup and 2 UEFA Cups. The club was established on 14 October 1905, in Seville and holds a long-standing rivalry with Real Betis, and matches between the two teams are referred to as "Seville derby".
On 15 October 1905, the Civil Governor of Seville officially announced the creation of Sevilla FC. The first president of the club was D. José Luis Gallegos. In 1908, the team played its first official game, and the first official game in Spain, against Recreativo Huelva. In 1914, the team won its first Copa de Sevilla (Seville Cup). In 1935, Sevilla won the first of its Spanish Cup trophies (in this moment called Cup of the president of the republic), beating CE Sabadell FC 3–0. After the Spanish Civil War, Sevilla won the Generalisimo's Cup (the second Spanish Cup of the club), beating Racing de Ferrol by a score of 6–2.