Spanish Copa Del Rey Wrap: Five-Star Barcelona Seal Last Eight Place With Emphatic Win; Sevilla And Espanyol Also Qualify

Holders Barcelona have qualified for the Spanish Copa Del Rey Quarterfinal after they produced a five-star performance to record an emphatic 5-0 win over Celta Vigo at home for an overall 6-1 aggregate scoreline.

Argentine Superstar Lionel Messi scored two goals to move into the top 10 goalscorers in the history of the competition with 46 strikes.

Others on the scoresheet include Luis Suarez, Jordi Alba and Ivan Rakitic.

In the other last 16 ties played on Thursday night, Sevilla beat Cadiz 2-1 at home to secure a quarterfinal spot with a 4-1 win on aggregate while Espanyol won 2-0 at Levante to overturn a 2-1 defeat from the 1st leg thereby sealing a last eight position with a 3-2 aggregate win.