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Barcelona and Real Sociedad qualified for the round of 16 of the King's Cup

Barcelona and Real Sociedad qualified for the round of 16 of the King's Cup

The Catalans and Basques won their duels on Sunday; Xavi's team still has some fear

Despite the concerns, Barcelona beat Barbastro – the Spanish fourth division team – 3-2, in the third round of the King's Cup, and qualified for the round of 16 of the competition.

You BlaugranaJoao Felix, who participated in the starting lineup, opened the scoring in the 18th minute through Ferran Lopez. Rafinha – who was expected to move to Saudi Arabia and return to the Premier League – doubled Barcelona's lead in the 51st minute, finishing off a pass from Hector Forte.

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In the 60th minute, Barbastro reduced the ball through Adria de Mesa Garrido, showing signs of life and reminding Barcelona that the match is not over yet. You Collis They brought in new signing Vitor Roque and also Lewandowski, who replaced Felix and scored the Catalans' third goal from a penalty kick in the 88th minute. The match looked decided when Marc Prat Serrano scored the second goal in the 90+3 minute and sent the Catalan bench shaking. But the result did not change and Barcelona continued in the King's Cup.

Rafinha in the shot that scored Barcelona's goal. Photo: Imago/Norphoto

In the other match, Real Sociedad defeated Malaga 1-0 and also qualified for the round of 16. The only goal for the Basque team came in the second half, when Einar Galilea scored into his own net. Nelson Monti, Malaga defender, did not leave the bench.

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