EXCLUSIVE Now First trophy in the Season For Barcelona Barcelona have won the 2020/21 Copa del Rey after serenely beating Athletic Club in Saturday’s last in Seville.
Scorers: Griezmann 60′, De Jong 63′, Messi 68′, 72′
Barça nearly went in front after only five minutes, when Lionel Messi took care of Frenkie de Jong, yet his endeavor to space the ball into the corner returned off the post.
Right off the bat in the subsequent half, Antoine Griezmann had an overlaid edged opportunity to break the halt however Athletic goalkeeper Unai Simon made an amazing recovery to deny him, before the bounce back streamed distressingly wide.
Simon was called right into it again to tip a Pedri strike around the several minutes after the fact, before he immediately made a far and away superior short proximity save against Sergio Busquets.
In any case, not long before the hour mark, the goalkeeper was feeble to forestall Barça at last starting to lead the pack, when Griezmann polished off De Jong’s low cross from the edge of the six-yard box.
EXCLUSIVE Now First trophy in the Season For Barcelona After several minutes it was 2-0. Jordi Alba played a hazardous cross into the crate, and De Jong stooped low to head home from short proximity.
What’s more, in a little while Messi put the game certain when he ran from inside his own half and consolidated delightfully with De Jong prior to tracking down the base corner for 3-0.
The Argentine entertainer at that point added an additional layer of sparkle to the presentation when he concealed Alba’s cross for 4-0 a couple of moments later.
Also, with five minutes remaining, Griezmann thought he’d scored to finish a careful defeat, however his objective was prohibited for offside.
All things considered, the Blaugrana lift the Copa del Rey for the 31st time in their renowned history.