Barcelona Set for Glory in Copa del Rey

Barcelona came from two goals down to book a place in the Copa del Rey after beating Granada 5-3. The Spanish giants survived a major scare to reach the semi-finals.

Barcelona Book Copa del Rey Semi-finals

Barca were two goals down before they equalized the goals and forced the game into extra-time. Goals from Antoine Griezmann, Frenkie de Jong and Jordi Alba sealed the dramatic win for Barcelona.

Former Atletico Madrid forwards Griezmann and Jordi Alba scoring late goals to take the extra time. Kenedy and Roberto Soldado put the home side in front before the Barca came back into the game.

Fede Vico briefly made it 3-3 from the penalty spot in extra time. The visitors made 36 attempts at Granada’s goal, of which 20 were on target.
Barcelona now joins Sevilla and Levante in the semi-finals, with Real Betis playing Athletic Bilbao in the final last-eight tie.

Barca has previously reached six consecutive Copa del Rey finals. They made these records between 2014 and 2019, and they won four of the of them.

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