Barcelona clinched the Copa del Rey First leg win led by the Argentinian magician Lionel Messi who scored two. Despite going behind early in the game with Caicedo’s opener, Barca pulled a comeback. Messi canceled Caicedo’s opener only four minutes later, int he 13th minute, while for the half-time 2-0 score, Mess took care of after scoring a brilliant Golazo from a freekick on the right. Pique scored for 3-1, while Neymar against in that moment 9-men Espanyol scored with the first touch shot for the final 4-1.
0-1 F. Caicedo
— Radio Caravana (@CaravanaDeporte) January 6, 2016
2-1 Messi Freekick Golazo
GOOOOL DE PIQUÉ, 3-1… pic.twitter.com/OmQBRivqKj
— A7™ (@FCBarcelona_A7) January 6, 2016
4-1 Neymar 88′
— World Soccer Talk (@worldsoccertalk) January 6, 2016
Barcelona (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Dani Alves, Pique, Mascherano, Alba; Arda, Iniesta, Busquets; Neymar, Suarez, Messi.
Espanyol (4-2-3-1): Pau; Javi Lopez, Raillo, Roco, Alvarez; Diop, Abraham; Asensio, Perez, Moreno; Caicedo.