Sep 27, 2014 at 5pm UK at ​Camp Nou
Neymar (26', 45', 66'), Rakitic (43'), Messi (62', 82')
Alves (81')
FT(HT: 3-0)

Rico (34'), Foulquier (84'), Pascual (89')

Result: Neymar nets hat-trick, Lionel Messi scores twice in Barcelona win

Barcelona romp to a 6-0 victory at home to Granada, with Neymar scoring a hat-trick and Lionel Messi netting twice.

Neymar scored a hat-trick in Barcelona's 6-0 rout against Granada at the Camp Nou this afternoon as Luis Enrique's side maintained their unbeaten start to the season.

Neymar of FC Barcelona scores the opening goal past Diego Mainz of Granda CF during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Granada CF at Camp Nou on September 27, 2014© Getty Images

Although Barca ran out comfortable winners, it was Granada who had the game's first chance, but Youssef El Arabi flashed his effort over the bar.

The visitors defended stoutly until the 26th minute, when Hector Yuste gifted the ball to Neymar, whose deflected finish nestled in the back of the net as the home side went a goal ahead.

In the 43rd minute, Ivan Rakitic made it 2-0 with a strong header from Lionel Messi's centre and it became 3-0 on the stroke of half time when Neymar showed his predatory instincts to lash home a loose ball.

The game was already won by the time that the second half began, but it didn't prevent Barcelona from continuing to pour forward and Messi got in on the act in the 62nd minute with a header.

Messi then turned provider once more as he sent a sharp through-ball into Neymar, who completed his hat-trick with a composed finish inside the area.

There was still time for Messi to get his second goal of the night to go along with his two assists, as the Argentine weaved through the Granada defence before effortlessly planting a finish into the corner.

Barcelona saw out the final few minutes to gain another clean sheet as they held onto the impressive record of being the only La Liga side yet to concede a goal this season.

Neymar of FC Barcelona celebrates with his team-mate Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Betis Balompie at Camp Nou on April 5, 2014
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