Barcelona lost a home league match for the first time in two years as the Spanish champions were beaten by Real Betis’s expert display at the Nou Camp.
Junior Firpo gave Betis a deserved lead after 20 minutes, before veteran Joaquin made it two before the break.
Lionel Messi scored a penalty in reply but a Marc-Andre ter Stegen error saw Giovani lo Celso add a third for Betis.
Arturo Vidal’s tap-in gave Barca hope, but Sergio Canales got the away side’s fourth, before a Messi consolation.
Ernesto Valverde’s side remain at the top of La Liga, one point ahead of Sevilla, Atletico Madrid and Alaves. Read more