Barça crush Celta Vigo 5-0 in return leg of Copa clash.


FC Barcelona secured safe passage to the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey after destroying Celta Vigo 5-0 at the Camp Nou. The first leg ended in a 1-1 draw but the outcome was already determined after the Blaugrana raced to a 4-0 lead after 31 minutes. Messi opened the scoring with two quick goals before setting up Alba and then Suárez scored the fourth goal after half an hour. Rakitic scored the fifth and final goal in 87th minute.

Match Stats (From Sport):

FC Barcelona: Cillessen, Semedo, Piqué (Vermaelen, min. 45), Mascherano, Jordi Alba, Busquets, Iniesta (c) (Arnaiz, min. 62), Rakitic, André Gomes, Messi (Dembélé, min. 57) & Suárez.

RC Celta: Sergio, Hugo Mallo (c), Sergi Gómez, Fontàs, Jonny, Lobotka, Jozabed, Emre Mor, Wass (Radoja, min. 45), Pione Sisto (Brais, min. 56) & Aspas (Maxi Gómez, min. 45).

Goals: 1-0, Messi (min. 12); 2-0, Messi (min. 15); 3-0, Alba (min. 28); 4-0, Suárez (min. 30); 5-0, Rakitic (min. 86).

Referee: Hernández Hernández (Las Palmas).

Cautions: None.

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