Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde says his side should still be in the Copa del Rey quarter-final draw despite accusations from Levante that they fielded an ineligible player in last week’s first leg.
Two goals in two first-half minutes from Ousmane Dembele helped Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Levante which sent them through to the Copa Del Rey quarter-finals.
Ernesto Valverde admits Barcelona are “up against it” ahead of the second leg of the Copa del Rey last-16 clash with Levante.
Jeison Murillo is taking heart from Philippe Coutinho’s late goal after Barcelona were stunned 2-1 by Levante in the first leg of their Copa del Rey tie.
Barcelona suffered a shock 2-1 defeat in the first leg of their Copa Del Rey last-16 tie at Levante.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde is targeting a second successive league and cup double this season as his side get set to face Levante in the Copa del Rey.
Ernesto Valverde admitted Barcelona’s last visit to Levante was still on their minds as Lionel Messi inspired them to a 5-0 victory.
Lionel Messi scored yet another hat-trick as Barcelona laid a few ghosts and cemented their place at the top of LaLiga at Levante.
Barcelona will be out for revenge when they head to Valencia to take on Levante on Sunday.