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Since then it has gone on to win all three editions of the cup and two more La Liga titles, but its failure to repeat in Europe had led to speculation that Barcelona would not prioritize the Copa del Rey this season to save energy. Messi helped Coutinho get going by earning a foul in the area by Quincy Promes, and then stepping aside for his teammate to convert the spot kick.
Coutinho has endured a hard season with Ousmane Dembele seemingly preferred by Ernesto Valverde, but the France winger's hamstring injury has opened a spot in Barca's attack.
Five-time Ballon d'Or victor Lionel Messi, who does not have the greatest record from the penalty spot, has revealed why he gave Philippe Coutinho the chance to take the spot-kick in FC Barcelona's 6-1 win over Sevilla on Wednesday night. "The penalty saved by Cillessen kept us in the tie".
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This performance was made possible by Osaka's strong mental power - she never lost her composure. In 2006 she had become the first Chinese to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final, at Wimbledon.
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He'll tie Kevin Durant for third-most 30-point games if he scores 30 again before turning 20 on February 28. He's averaging 38.1 FanDuel points through 48 games this season. "It's a bit of an uncharacteristic thing".
Later on goals from Sergi Roberto, Luis Suarez, Messi, and another goal from Coutinho in the second half sealed the deal for Barcelona, as they cruised past Sevilla easily in what was expected to be a tough fixture for Barcelona. "So he took it and I am happy because the comeback started there".
Guilherme Arana pulled a goal back for Sevilla with a powerful drive after the otherwise impressive Cillessen gave the ball away, but Pablo Machin's side were finally sunk when Suarez struck on the break and Messi added a late sixth.
It finished 6-1 in the second leg at the Nou Camp, as the holders completed a 6-3 aggregate victory to join Valencia and Real Betis in the final four.
Espanyol was leading thanks to Leo Bapistao's headed goal until Giovani Lo Celso levelled in the 76th.