FC Barcelona secured their spot in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey with a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Unionistas CF. The win was a much-needed boost for the team after a tough defeat in the Super Cup final against Real Madrid.
The match started with Unionistas CF taking the lead with a goal from Álvaro Gómez. However, just before the halftime break, Ferran equalized for FC Barcelona, bringing some calm to the team.
In the second half, FC Barcelona took control of the game, with Koundé scoring to put them ahead. Balde then sealed the victory with a third goal for the team.
Despite the win, FC Barcelona had difficulty creating chances and faced a solid defense from Unionistas CF. The local team put up a strong fight and had moments of danger on the counter-attack.
The match saw some standout performances, with young players like Pau Cubarsí making his debut for FC Barcelona. The team also brought on Pedri, Gündogan, and Lewandowski to add speed and clarity in attack.
Overall, the victory was a relief for FC Barcelona, who managed to secure their spot in the next round of the Copa del Rey. The team will be looking to build on this win and continue their journey in the tournament.
The match was not without its drama, with referee Hernández Maeso issuing several yellow cards to players from both teams. The game took place at the Reina Sofía Municipal Stadium, with fans cheering on both sides.
In the end, FC Barcelona’s quality and experience shone through, securing a well-deserved victory and a place in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey. The team will now be looking ahead to their next challenge in the tournament.
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