Barcelona defeat Celta Vigo in Copa Del Rey round of 16

Barcelona defeat Celta Vigo in Copa Del Rey round of 16

- Barcelona have qualified for the quarter final of the 2018 Copa Del Rey

- The Catalan giants on Thursday night defeated Celta Vigo 5-0

- Celta Vigo forced Barcelona to a 1-1 draw in the first leg encounter

Spanish giants Barcelona have qualified for the quarter final of the 2018 Copa Del Rey after beating Celta Vigo 5-0 on Thursday night, January 11 at the Camp Nou.

Celta Vigo were superb in the first leg tie forcing the Catalan giants to a 1-1 draw, and their fans were expecting them to impress in the return leg, but they disappointed.

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi was on fire for Barcelona as he scored two goals for the Catalans in the match.

Barcelona defeat Celta Vigo in Copa Del Rey round of 16

Barcelona defeat Celta Vigo in Copa Del Rey round of 16

He scored his first goal in the 13th minute after receiving an excellent pass from Jordi Alba and wasted no time to finish Sergio Alvarez in goal for Celta Vigo.

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Messi scored his second goal in the 15th minute after being set up again by Spanish defender Jordi Alba.

Goals from Jordi Alba in the 28th minute, Luis Suarez in the 31st minute and Ivan Rakitic at the death condemned Celta Vigo to a 5-0 defeat as Barcelona qualified for the quarter final of the Copa Del Rey on 6-1 aggregate.

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Source: Naija.ng

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