Lionel Messi's double goal against Leganes lead Barcelona into quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey final. Messi completed the 89th-minute goal by Antoine Griezmann. The 27th minute saw Clement Leglett take Barca's lead. The score was 2-0 after the first half. Messi scored his first goal in the 59th minute. The substitute Arthur scored in the 77th minute.
Messi, who scored twice in the competition, has reached the milestone of 500 victories with Barsa. Messi is the first person in Spanish football history to touch 500 wins. In 710 matches Messi has won 500.
In addition, Barsa has struggled to cope with the disappointment of losing to Valencia in their first match under new coach St Étienne’s.