Barcelona cruised into Copa de Rey semi-final after a convincing victory over Sevilla

Barcelona 6-1 (Agg. 6-3)

Barcelona recovered from a two-goal first-leg defeat to thrashed Sevilla and reach the Copa del Rey semi-finals.

Sevilla won Barcelona  2-0 in the first leg, but went behind early in the game after a penalty goal by Philippe Coutinho, before Ever Banega‘s penalty was saved by Barca’s Jasper Cillessen.

Ivan Rakitic doubled Barcelona’s lead, Coutinho headed in his second of the night to make it 3-nil in favour of Barca. Sergi Roberto gave Barca a 4-2 lead on aggregate early second half.

Guilherme Arana got one back for Sevilla.

Then two late goals from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi sealed the victory.

It ended 6-1 in the second leg at the Nou Camp making it a 6-3 aggregate win to join Valencia and Real Betis in the final four.

In the final quarter-final, Real Madrid travel to Girona on Thursday, leading 4-2 from the first leg.


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