With the result, Dortmund now sits third in the table, whereas Freiburg suffered its first defeat and slipped to the 11th spot.
Sevilla opened the scoring in the 7th minute when Luuk de Jong fired home with his left foot after Barca failed to deal with a corner, but Barca levelled barely a minute later when Jesus Navas was unable to clear Jordi Alba's ball into the area, allowing Coutinho to pick his spot.
Slovan Bratislava was looking for its first triumph of the season on home ice, but a meager 22 shots and a single goal scored were not going to cut it.
Many put the performances down to Garitano's defensive and conservative nature and his unwillingness to show confidence in the club's young players. The feeling is that although the squad has obvious weak points (especially in central midfield), the lack of confidence some players showed in the last two games means Garitano is running out of time. Enditem
The result has increased the pressure on Athletic Bilbao coach Gaizka Garitano, whose post-match comments that "the Primera Liga is difficult for us" was criticized by the fans.
Baum's start wasn't what you would call success, as all things seemed to go wrong. An own-goal and injuries against Leipzig seem to have robbed the team of its last remaining bit of confidence.
Although concerns are increasing among fans, as one of Germany's most prominent sides might fail to secure its first-tier participation for next season, the former teacher claimed to believe in the team's potential.
The men's quarter-finals will also continue on Wednesday with world number one Novak Djokovic facing Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta and Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas playing Russian Andrey Rublev. Enditem
The Argentinian bested Nadal in the Rome Masters quarter-finals last month for his first win against the world number two.
The world No. 4, and two-time finalist at Roland Garros in 2018 and 2019, reached the fourth round in Paris for the five consecutive years.
For Zhu Fangyi and his friends, returning to swimming in public waters felt sweeter than ever in this pandemic-disrupted year.