Barcelona 4-1 cultural ; Catalans progress to last 16


Barcelona 4-1 cultural ; Catalans progress to last 16


The defending champions of Copa del rey Fc Barcelona have reached the last 16 of prestigious competition by defeating cultural Leonesa by aggregate score of 5-1 as Denis suarez nets double and Ivan rakitic provides 2 assists .

Ernesto Valverde’s side had to depend on last-gasp goal from Clement Lenglet to win the first leg, but this time they don’t have to face   such difficulties in overcoming cultural Leonesa   Munir fires Barcelona in the lead!  As Rakitic darts towards the edge of the box before teeing up Munir, who spins and fires a great shot into the top-right corner of the net to make it 1-0 to the hosts.soon followed by goal from Denis suarez . Malcom gave the hosts 3 goal lead in 43 minutes with wonderfully placed header. But in 54th minutes cultural pulled 1 back making it 3-1 but there is no worry for the catalans as A lovely chipped pass from Puig bounces into the box and finds Suarez, who races on to the ball and quickly beats Palatsi to re-establish the hosts’ three-goal lead.

Atletico Madrid, Girona, Real Sociedad, Sevilla, Villareal and Real Valladolid are, along with Barcelona, the seven teams to reach the Copa del Rey last 16 on Wednesday.and On Tuesday, Valencia, Getafe, Leganés and Espanyol all made it through as well. So far, 11 La Liga teams are in the round of 16 and 5 more to come


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