Lionel Messi finished off vintage Barcelona goal to start the Quique Setien era last night

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Barcelona started the Quique Setien era with a 1-0 win at home to Granada on Sunday night. 

The La Liga champions only found the breakthrough in the 76th minute - but it was certainly worth the wait. 

Lionel Messi - who else? - rounded off a brilliant tiki-taka goal, which involved five players in the build-up. 

Youngster Riqui Puig won the ball on the edge of the box and played in Sergio Busquets. 

He passed to Messi, who combined with Antoine Griezmann and Arturo Vidal. 

It was the Chilean who played the decisive pass into Barca's captain and he made no mistake, firing past the goalkeeper with a smart finish.

With it, he scored the first goal under Setien and it's certainly one to remember. 

Check out the brilliant play below: 

Vintage Barca. 

That goal is everything fans were craving under Ernesto Valverde, but it's one that all football fans, no matter which team they support, can appreciate. 

Busquets, who was arguably Man of the Match on Sunday night, spoke about just how tough it was to break Granada down after the game. 

"The feelings are good because we were solid, in attack and defence," he told Movistar.

Busquets spoke after the win

"We controlled the ball, we tried to link well, and we managed it. They were very deep and it was tough to find the final pass.

"But I think we played well. I’m sure we will keep on growing little by little." 

Messi was the one who finished off the move on Sunday, but that was hardly a surprise. The Argentine will be key to Setien over the coming months and next few seasons. 

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Goals like the one against Granada weren't seen frequently enough under Valverde, but thankfully for Barcelona fans, it seems this new era is off to the perfect start. 

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