Messi, Suarez, Iniesta Star As Barca Beat Sundowns In Mandela Centenary Cup

Andres Iniesta- cropped

Andres Iniesta- cropped

Valverde made multiple changes to his full-strength side at half-time before Lionel Messi came on for the final 15 minutes of the game.

The Spanish champions will face their South African counterparts in a post season friendly match, dubbed the Mandela Centenary Cup, on Wedneday at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg from 7pm East African time.

"I am so happy with my boys because they always tried to play football the way I want them to - building from the back".

Barcelona conclude their domestic campaign against Real Sociedad at the Nou Camp on Sunday.

Barcelona got off to the ideal start thanks to Ousmane Dembele in the third minute.

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Dembele, Suarez and Gomes all took advantage of defensive errors, with Dembele curling a left-foot shot into net in the third minute and Suarez doubling the lead in the 18th minute.

Without him, the Blaugrana lost away to Levante, a result which ended their unbeaten run in La Liga.

Denis Suarez rattled the woodwork with a header as Barcelona constantly threatened and turned over two goals ahead.

Substitutes: Jasper Cillessen (GK), Gerard Piqué, Lionel Messi, Philippe Coutinho, Paulinho, Paco Alcácer, Jordi Alba, Sergi Roberto, André Gomes, Aleix Vidal, R de Galarreta, J Cuenca.

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