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Griezmann's pair led Barcelona to the last sixteen in the Copa del Rey
Griezmann's pair led Barcelona to the last sixteen in the Copa del Rey

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Griezmann’s pair led Barcelona to the last sixteen in the Copa del Rey

Barcelona has played the Copa del Rey competition earlier today against the 3rd rated team Ibiza. The Catalan club was about to face the unfortunate defeat. After returning to the game, in the additional minutes of the 2nd half, they have scored the 2nd goal. Yes, the new signing of Barcelona Antoine Griezmann scored two goals in the Copa del Rey. Griezmann’s pair led Barcelona to the last sixteen.

At the venue of Ibiza named Estadio Municipal de Can Misses, Barcelona faced the local team in the Copa del Rey competition. The team Ibiza is not a match for the Spanish champion and so, the new coach of the club Setien did not use his best eleven. But still, Barcelona has won the match by a 2 – 1 goal.

The Catalan club started the game excluding Lionel Messi the captain of the team, Sergio and Gerard Pique. The coach has given them rest and did not include them in the Copa del Rey match. Besides, due to the injury, two strikers of the team Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele are not in the squad as well. Along with them, Barca coach did not ground Jordi Alba and first goalkeeper Ter Stegen in the first eleven. Setien almost used the 2nd squad for the 3rd rated team.

The important players of the team were not present in the match. So, Barcelona suffered for their attacking division. Yes, they dominated the ground most of the time but due to the absence of the perfect finisher, they faced the trouble of getting the net. In the 9th minute of the game, Barcelona conceded the first goal it seems. From the left side, the teammate passed the ball into the box and with his first touch, Pep Caballe led the team Ibiza ahead.


The first half ended with a 1 – 0 goal draw. In the 2nd half, Barcelona boss Setien increased his attacking power and they got success within a short time. In the 72nd minute, Barcelona got the most demanded goal. The Dutch star De Jong passed the ball into the box and the French striker scored the important goal and led Barca back to the game.

The game was about to end with a 1 – 1 goal draw. But the magic of Griezmann left still. In the 4th additional minute of the game, the match-winning goal was scored by the French star. From the left side, he went to the box and by making the Conakry shot, he escaped the goalkeeper.

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