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FC Barcelona is unstoppable in the Primera Division. The Catalans achieved the 12th win in the first 13 stages, 4-1 away to Betis Sevilla.

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Being in last place in the league, Pepe Mel’s team began in force the match and had two huge opportunities. But Victor Valdes of was Barcelona’s guardian angel and stepped savior in front of Jorge Molina and Juan Carlos in 17 and 19 minutes.

Barcelona has lost Messi at half of the first part, who suffered a muscle injury and was replaced by Iniesta. Even without the top scorer of the team, the Catalan group opened the scoring after 35 minutes by Neymar, assisted by Fabregas, and increased their lead over two minutes, following a sensational phase made by Pedro.

Betis didn’t give up to fight and nearly reduced the gap after 51 minutes when Nono hit the bar. Without having even a single corner throughout the game, Barcelona finally resolved the fate of three points by a “double” of Cesc Fabregas (min. 63 and 79).

Betis managed a consolation goal in the extra minutes when Dani Alves faulted Matilla in the box. Jorge Molina converted the shot from 11m and set the final result: Betis – Barcelona 1-4.

After the injury, Messi will from the pitch six to eight weeks. In this case, the Argentine footballer can take his mind off Ballon d’Or.

Betis: Sara – Steinhofer, Jose Caro, Figueras, Nacho – Vadillo, Xavi Torres, Nono (Matilla 75), Juan Carlos (Vila 67) – Verdu (Chuli 63), Molina. Coach: Pepe Mel

Barcelona: Valdes – Alves, Bartra, Puyol, Montoya – A. Song – Pedro, Fabregas (Sergi Roberto 80), Xavi, Neymar (Tello 73) – Messi (Iniesta 22). Coach: Gerardo Martino