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  • Barcelona Thrash Real Sociedad to Reach King's Cup Semis

  • Barca join Atlético Madrid, Celta Vigo and Alavés in Friday's semi-final draw

Barcelona's Arda Turan shoots to score their fourth goal of the match. Camp Nou Stadium, Barcelona Spain - 26/01/17. (Photo by REUTERS/Juan Medina), photo: Reuters/Juan Medina

26 of January 2017 16:54:13

BARCELONA – Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez were on target as holders Barcelona thrashed Real Sociedad 5-2 to reach the King's Cup semi-final for the seventh successive year with a 6-2 aggregate victory on Thursday.Former Manchester City trainee Denis Suárez gave Barca a commanding lead in the tie following last week's 1-0 win in the first leg by scoring the opener in the 17th minute, while Messi practically ended the contest by converting a penalty early in the second half after Neymar had been fouled.Luis Suárez restored Barcelona's two-goal lead on the night a minute after Juanmi had netted for Real Sociedad in the 62nd minute. Willian José scored a second for the visitors before substitute Arda Turan put Barcelona 4-2 ahead in the 80th minute.Two minutes later Denis Suárez capped a brilliant individual performance by netting his second with a sweeping run and finish.Barca join Atlético Madrid, Celta Vigo and Alavés in Friday's semi-final draw.


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