Philippe Coutinho cancelled out Luuk de Jong’s opener at the Nou Camp as Barcelona and Sevilla both maintained unbeaten starts in La Liga.
De Jong punished Barcelona for failing to deal with a corner as he fired into the roof of the net to put the visitor’s ahead after eight minutes.
Coutinho equalised with his first La Liga goal of the season two minutes later from Jordi Alba’s pass.
Both sit three points off leaders Real Madrid, who beat Levante 2-0 earlier.
Antoine Griezmann should have done better for Ronald Koeman’s side when he struck the side-netting midway through the first half, while Barcelona captain Lionel Messi curled a shot narrowly wide after cutting in from the right.
In an even second period, home defender Ronald Araujo almost scored an unfortunate own-goal as a low cross bounced off his leg and struck the crossbar.
Defender Jules Kounde twice headed wide from corners as Europa League champions Sevilla produced an impressive performance, remaining organised until the final whistle to withstand a late barrage of Barcelona pressure.
- 13Murara Neto
- 18AlbaSubstituted forDestat 75′minutes
- 21de Jong
- 7GriezmannSubstituted forMachado Trincãoat 61′minutes
- 14CoutinhoSubstituted forPjanicat 75′minutesBooked at 77mins
- 22FatiSubstituted forGonzálezat 61′minutes
- 17Machado Trincão
- 29De la Fuente
- 32Ramos Mingo
- 20Santos Silva
- 10RakiticSubstituted forGudeljat 78′minutesBooked at 87mins
- 8JordánSubstituted forTorresat 85′minutes
- 5OcamposSubstituted forEn-Nesyriat 61′minutes
- 9de JongSubstituted forFernándezat 84′minutes
- 7Fernández SaezSubstituted forEl Haddadiat 61′minutes
- 11El Haddadi
- Jesús Gil Manzano
Match ends, Barcelona 1, Sevilla 1.
Second Half ends, Barcelona 1, Sevilla 1.
Attempt missed. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Sergio Busquets.
Attempt blocked. Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
Attempt saved. Trincão (Barcelona) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Lionel Messi.
Foul by Gerard Piqué (Barcelona).
Carlos Fernández (Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Nemanja Gudelj (Sevilla) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Nemanja Gudelj (Sevilla).
Gerard Piqué (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Óliver Torres (Sevilla).
Ronald Araújo (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Carlos Fernández (Sevilla).
Substitution, Sevilla. Óliver Torres replaces Joan Jordán.
Substitution, Sevilla. Carlos Fernández replaces Luuk de Jong.
Attempt missed. Joan Jordán (Sevilla) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Nemanja Gudelj.
Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Jules Koundé.
Attempt blocked. Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sergio Busquets.
Attempt saved. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Sergiño Dest.