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Espanyol vs. Barcelona: Goals, Highlights from the Copa del Rey 2nd Leg

BARCELONA, SPAIN - JANUARY 06:  Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 first leg match between FC Barcelona and RCD Espanyol at Camp Nou on January 6, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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Joe GallagherFeatured ColumnistJanuary 13, 2017

Barcelona travelled to Espanyol on Wednesday night for the second leg of their Copa del Rey last-16 tie.

The visitors, with newly crowned Ballon d'Or winner Leo Messi in their midst, went into the match with a 4-1 lead thanks to the result of last week's first leg.

Messi had the game's first chance when Francesco Bardi saved the Argentinian's half volley.

The Argentinian was denied once more before he turned provider for Munir El Haddadi after 32 minutes, who put Barcelona 5-1 up on aggregate.

That was the way it stayed until late on, when Munir scored his second goal:


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