Copa del Rey Round Up | Barcelona thrash Celta Vigo; Sevilla beat Cadiz
Barcelona reached in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey after defeating Celta Vigo 5-0 on Thursday, thanks to a Lionel Messi brace in the space of 3 minutes. In another clash, with the help of Wissam Ben Yedder and Joaquin Correa’s goals, Sevilla beat Cadiz 2-1 to book a place in the last eight.
Barcelona 5 - 0 Celta Vigo
Messi showed his terrific form from the start of the game as he opened the tally for his team in the 13th minute of the game and after just two minutes gap, he again targeted Celta Vigo’s goal post. After scoring his 21st and 22nd goals in all competitions this season, the 30-year-old also assisted Barca’s third goal for Jordi Alba. Barcelona entered in the half-time with a 4-0 lead as Luiz Suarez scored one in the 31st minute of the game. In the final minutes of the encounter, Ivan Rakitic also joined the scoring list as he headed in a corner kick by Dembele. The win helps the team to extend their unbeaten run this season to 28 straight matches.