Messi stars with brace as Barcelona cruise past Celta Vigo

From ESPN - January 11, 2018

Lionel Messi had two goals and an assist as Barcelona cruised into the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey with a 5-0 win over Celta Vigo.

With the tie balanced at 1-1 after the away leg, Messi starred at the Camp Nou with a pair of goals two minutes apart in the first half.

The first came in the 13th minute when Messi turned in Jordi Alba's cross into the centre with a shot off the fingertips of the keeper.

And a similar goal came moments later with Messi again using a first-time finish following a one-two with Alba.


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