Messi sets up Copa del Rey showdown with Real Madrid

FC Barcelona are through to the Kings Cup final after they drew last night at Real Sociedad 1-1. The Catalans now meet eternal rivals Real Madrid in the final which is scheduled for 19th April at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia. Leo Messi scored the Catalan’s goal and Man Utd target Antoine Griezmann, netted the equaliser for Real Sociedad near the end of the clash. Match report here

Villa and Alexis brace turn Cordoba dream into nightmare

A double from Alexis Sánchez and David Villa with Thiago bringing up the rear finished off Córdoba’s dreams of continuing in this year’s Copa del Rey tournament. With some fine play by both men along with good performances from Sergi Roberto and Montoya, Leo Messi didn’t even need to come off the bench to resolve the match which ended 5-0 at the Nou Camp.