FC Barcelona vs. Real Murcia
With an impressive performance against Murcia, the FC Barcelona won the matchup with the final score of 5-0.
They will now advance to the ongoing Copa del Rey as one of the final 16 teams.
Striker Paco Alcacer gave the Barcelona their first goal in the first half of the matchup. They were able to show their impressive teamwork and this provided the spark for the other players to score. Besides Alcacer, the other players who completed their goals include Jose Arnaiz, Gerard Pique, Denis Suarez and Aleix Vidal.
According to Ernesto Valverde, Barcelona played with remarkable attitude. “You don’t want to go through any scares in these games, and the best way to do that is to play with good rhythm and dynamism,” said Ernesto as quoted through the AP news.
Ernesto Valverde is the head coach of FC Barcelona.
Despite playing without their starting players Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, the team successfully defeated Murcia and advanced to the next round. It was actually the decision of the head coach to rest some of his key players.
With another chance to compete in the final 16 of the Copa del Rey, the team will be eying their 4th straight title for the league and possible level the achievement of the Athletic Bilbao (1930-1933).
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