Sep 20, 2015 at 7.30pm UK at ​Camp Nou
Barcelona
4-1
Levante
Bartra (50'), Neymar (56'), Messi (61' pen., 90')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Casadesus (66')
Verza (45')

Result: Barcelona score four goals in the second half to see off Levante

Barcelona record a 4-1 victory over Levante with second-half goals from Marc Bartra, Neymar and Lionel Messi, after failing to break the deadlock in the opening period.

Second-half goals from Marc Bartra and Neymar, along with a Lionel Messi brace, handed Barcelona victory over Levante at the Camp Nou on Sunday.

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (L) vies with Levante's goalkeeper Javi Jimenez (R) during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Levante UD at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 20, 2015.© Getty Images

Luis Enrique's men struggled to break down the visiting side in the opening half as they tested Levante keeper Ruben on several occasions without finding the net.

Two Messi free kicks represented Barcelona's clearest chances to break the deadlock but the best the Argentinian could do was find the top of the net with his first attempt.

Defender Bartra was the player to make the breakthrough early in the second period, chesting down a Messi cross in the Levante box before slotting past Ruben.

Barcelona's defender Marc Bartra celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Levante UD at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 20, 2015.© Getty Images

Neymar quickly scored the Blaugrana's second, a mistake by Ruben allowing the Brazilian forward to shoot against a Levante defender before slotting home the rebound.

Barcelona then won a penalty for a foul in the box on Neymar, which Messi duly converted to put his side three goals to the good.

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi kicks to score on a penalty kick during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Levante UD at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 20, 2015.© Getty Images

Another goalkeeping error handed Levante a lifeline, as Marc-Andre ter Stegen failed to claim a cross and gave substitute Victor Casadesus an easy task to score his side's opener.

Messi missed his first chance to record a brace, firing his second penalty attempt over the crossbar after he was dragged down in the area by Zou Feddal.

Barcelona's defender Marc Bartra (hidden) celebrates with Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (C) and teammates after scoring during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Levante UD at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 20© Getty Images

The Barcelona forward did make it two goals for the night in the final minute as he broke into the Levante box before shooting into the bottom-left corner to seal a 4-1 victory for his side, sending them back to the top of the La Liga table.

Barcelona's defender Marc Bartra (L) vies with Levante's Algerian forward Nabil Ghilas during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Levante UD at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 20, 2015.
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