Copa del Rey: Messi guides Barcelona into quarterfinals

Resham Gupta
Last Updated: Jan 12 2018 13:32

FOOTBALL- Barcelona went on a rout Thursday night defeating Celta Vigo 5-0 in the second leg of the Copa del Rey to enter the quarterfinals with a 6-1 aggregate.

New Barca signing Phillipe Coutinho watch the proceedings from stands at the Camp Nou.

Lionel Messi (13' and 15'), Jordi Alba, Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele starred in Barcelona's win.

“It’s luxury to have Leo in the side, he’s the best in history. We always look for each other to score goals and today we have done it twice,” said Alba.

In other fixture, Leganes reached the quarter-finals for the first time in their 89-year existence. Leganes progressed on away goals having won the first leg 1-0 against Villarreal.

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