Arda Turan Scores Twice As Barcelona Emerge Champions Of Spanish Supercup

Turkish midfielder Arda Turan scored twice and Lionel Messi once as Barcelona earned a 3-0 second-leg victory over Sevilla to win the Spanish Super Cup 5-0 on aggregate.

Turan scored the first goal at the Nou Camp from Messi’s through pass which reached him at the right time barley 10 minutes into the match.

Arda Turan slotted in his second goal shortly after the break, with Messi guiding in a sublime header for the third.

The win is the first time Barcelona have won the Spanish Super Cup since 2013.

The two-legged match Cup is usually slugged out by league winners and the Copa del Rey winners. However, as Luis Enrique’s team won both trophies last season, Sevilla took part as Copa del Rey runners-up.

The win is makes Barcelona complete a treble for the 2016 season which comprise of league champions, Copa del Rey and the Spanish Super Copa.

Both sides begin their La Liga season on Saturday, with champions Barcelona at home to Real Betis, while Sevilla, who finished seventh last May, host Espanyol.

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