BARCELONA, NNC – Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde cannot cover his excitement after his team beat Celta Vigo in the second match of the 16th round of the Copa del Rey. Valverde even said Barca performed very impressively.
In the match at his own headquarters at Camp Nou on Friday (1/12/2018) early morning Western Indonesia Time (WIB), Barcelona defeated Celta Vigo with a score of 5-0.
Barcelona even had a 4-0 lead in the first round. Lionel Messi opened with the first goal in the 13th and 15th minute, followed by Jordi Alba in the 28th minute and Luis Suarez in the 31st minute.
One other goal was scored by Ivan Rakitic in the 87th minute. It was a 5-0 victory this brought Barcelona to the quarter-finals with a convincing 6-1 aggregate, after a balanced in the first leg.
Barcelona appeared very dominant in the game this time. Mastered the ball by 61 percent, they fired 19 shots with eight leads to goal.
"Barcelona have a lot of chances, we are very effective in attacking, we know the opponent has the ability to play well," he said as quoted by Marca.
"There are other matches where we played so well, but tonight was really impressive," he added.
Valverde would also like to thank the fans, who have created a very positive atmosphere for the players.
"Today the supporters have helped us, it added something to our performance, it's a joint effort," he said.