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Barcelona hammer Sevilla to win 30th Copa del Rey

Messi scored once and Suarez twice before half-time at the Wanda Metropolitano, with the sublime Andres Iniesta and Philippe Coutinho later compounding Sevilla's humiliation in Barca's 5-0 win.

Apr 22, 2018, 10:03 AM IST

Barcelona feeling better than in treble year: Jordi Alba

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba says the feeling in their squad is better than in 2015, when the club won an historic second treble.

Apr 03, 2018, 22:06 PM IST

Philippe Coutinho opens account as Barcelona march into Copa del Rey final

Barcelona reached the King's Cup final for a record fifth year in a row on Thursday with a 2-0 second leg win at Valencia in which Philippe Coutinho scored his first goal for the club as they secured a 3-0 aggregate semifinal success.

Feb 09, 2018, 14:20 PM IST

Luis Suarez unrepentant about being a difficult opponent

 Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has defended his aggressive style of play and said he tries to get opponents sent off if they are on a yellow card.

Feb 08, 2018, 19:53 PM IST

Sevilla outlast Leganes to reach King's Cup final

Sevilla recovered from a humiliating loss to Eibar by booking their place in the King`s Cup final for a second time in three seasons, beating Leganes 2-0 on Wednesday in a semi-final second leg to progress 2-1 on aggregate.

Feb 08, 2018, 15:29 PM IST

Atletico Madrid exit King's Cup quarter-finals to Sevilla

Atletico Madrid were dumped out of the King’s Cup by Sevilla after a 3-1 defeat in their quarter-final, second leg on Tuesday saw them exit the competition 5-2 on aggregate.

Jan 24, 2018, 15:37 PM IST

Missed Lionel Messi penalty costs Barcelona in Cop del Rey derby defeat

 Lionel Messi missed a penalty as Espanyol struck in the dying moments to consign Barcelona to their first defeat of the season, 1-0 in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-finals on Wednesday.

Jan 18, 2018, 19:05 PM IST

Lionel Messi double against Celta Vigo helps Barcelona reach King's Cup quarter-finals

Lionel Messi scored twice as King's Cup holders Barcelona moved comfortably into the quarter-finals by thrashing Celta Vigo 5-0 at the Nou Camp in their last 16 second leg game on Thursday.

Jan 12, 2018, 12:45 PM IST

Real Madrid progress in King's Cup with Gareth Bale's comeback cameo

Real won 4-2 on aggregate and Bale’s cameo performance was one of few bright spots in an otherwise nervous 2-2 draw with third-tier Fuenlabrada at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Nov 29, 2017, 09:49 AM IST

Second-string Real Madrid labour to King's Cup victory

Real are seeking to win the competition for the first time since 2014 but Zidane gave opportunities to several squad members for the visit to their lowly local rivals.

Oct 27, 2017, 11:32 AM IST

Disappointing Atletico held 1-1 by third-tier Elche in King's Cup

A below-par Atletico Madrid suffered a setback in their bid to win the Copa del Rey for the first time since 2013 when they drew 1-1 at third-tier Elche in the first leg of their last-32 tie on Wed

Oct 26, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

Copa del Rey: Deportivo Alaves to face Barcelona in King's Cup final

Edgar's goal sent Alaves to their first ever King's Cup final 

Feb 09, 2017, 08:44 AM IST

FC Barcelona: Lionel Messi scores brace as Catalans see off nine-man Espanyol in King's Cup

FC Barcelona thrashed sorry Espanyol 4-1 in first leg and are virtually through to next round.

Jan 07, 2016, 09:51 AM IST

Copa America: Struggling for goals, Lionel Messi happy to make assists instead

As Lionel Messi has developed during his career he has become an ever-more prolific provider of assists as well as a lethal goalscorer and he gave another wonderful display of creativity at the Cop

Jul 01, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

Xavi aims for perfect send off with Champions League win

 Barcelona midfielder Xavi raised the King`s Cup aloft alongside Andres Iniesta in his final appearance at the Camp Nou on Saturday and now victory in the Champions League would make it a perfect send-off for the club legend.

May 31, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

Barca coach Luis Enrique sets sights on treble

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique allowed himself a brief moment to savour Saturday`s King’s Cup triumph over Athletic Bilbao before quickly turning his attention to the Champions League final against Juventus, the last leg of their treble tilt.

May 31, 2015, 10:57 AM IST

Real Madrid to sign River Plate teenage goalkeeper Augusto Batalla

Real Madrid will sign Argentine football cub River Plate's 18-year-old goalkeeper Augusto Batalla in the summer.

Mar 14, 2015, 22:17 PM IST

Barcelona a step away from King's Cup final

Luis Suarez and Javier Mascherano will need to be careful if they are selected by coach Luis Enrique for Barcelona's King's Cup semi-final return leg away to Villarreal on Wednesday evening.

Mar 03, 2015, 21:14 PM IST

Diego Simeone rejects claims of violent play ahead of Madrid derby

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has said his side won't change its way of play despite accusations of at times being excessively violent in its style of football.

Feb 07, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

In-form Barcelona putting off-field woes behind them

Barcelona`s recent strong run is helping the club put a series of off-field problems behind them and suggests they may be starting to move up the gears at exactly the right stage of the season.

Jan 22, 2015, 18:29 PM IST