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Lionel Messi Barcelona Sevilla Copa Del Rey Semi Final

Barcelona advanced to the Copa del Rey final, 3-2 on aggregate, after a dramatic 3-0 extra-time victory over Sevilla in the second leg of their semifinal on Wednesday.

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Having lost the first leg at Sevilla, 2-0, Ronald Koeman‘s men knew they needed to score two goals without reply to force extra time at the Camp Nou, and instead did one better to win the tie outright on goals from Ousmane Dembele, Gerard Pique and Martin Braithwaite.

Barcelona stated their intent after just 12 minutes through a spectacular Dembele strike from outside the box. The France international took advantage of Sevilla defenders standing off him and curled and unstoppable strike high and inside the near post.

The Blaugrana took the lead into half-time and nearly pulled even in the tie in the 67th minute when an outrageous jumping volley from Jordi Alba hit the crossbar with Sevilla keeper Tomas Vaclik well-beaten.

Despite persistent Barca pressure, Sevilla won a penalty five minutes later when Oscar Mingueza crashed into Lucas Ocampos to stop a counter-attack. But Ocampos flubbed his lines from the spot, his shot easily gobbled up by Marc-Andre ter Stegen who went down and to his right.

Sevilla midfielder Fernando was shown a second yellow card in added time for pulling down Francisco Trincao at the edge of the box. Lionel Messi’s free kick was deflected by the wall for a corner kick and Pique dramatically headed home from the resulting set piece to send the match to extra time.

With a man advantage, Barcelona took control of the tie five minutes into the first extra period when substitute Braithwaite’s diving header of an Alba cross squirted underneath Vaclik at the goal line.

Sevilla looked to have another penalty claim moments later when a lobbed through ball into the box appeared to touch the hand of Barca defender Clement Lenglet, but a VAR review ruled in Barca’s favour.

The result means Barcelona will play the winner between Athletic Bilbao and Levante in the competition’s final. The two challengers will kick off the second leg of their semi at Levante’s Ciutat de Valencia on Thursday.


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