Spanish Cup: Barcelona qualify after missing two penalties


Barcelona narrowly beat Cornia from the third division 2-0 after extending in the 32nd round of the Spanish Cup.

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    Barca qualified after the extension

Barcelona qualified for the round of 16 in the Spanish Cup, by hardly defeating its third-division host Cornia 2-0 in the round of 32.

Barcelona, ​​who played the match in the absence of Argentine star Lionel Messi, who was suspended for two matches, had the opportunity to resolve his confrontation against Cornia, who ousted Atletico Madrid from the previous round, before the extension when he got two penalties missed by the Bosnian Miralem Pjanic (39) and the Frenchman Osman Dembele (79), who tackled them. Cornia guard.

Dembele compensated in the first extra half when he opened the scoring in the 92nd minute, before Dane Martin Braithwaite won by scoring the second goal in the last seconds in the second extra half.

It is the third time in a row that the Catalans have had to fight an extension after their matches in the local Super Cup against Real Sociedad when they won a penalty shootout in the semi-finals, and against Athletic Bilbao when they lost 2-3 after the extension in the final match.

The draw for the Round of 16 will be withdrawn on Friday, in which Real Madrid and Atletico will not be present.


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