Barca eyeing Copa del Rey glory as Koeman´s men chase down Atletico in LaLiga – Soccer News

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Barcelona head coach Ronald Koeman mentioned his staff try to win the Copa del Rey as they try to overhaul LaLiga leaders Atletico Madrid.

Barca got here from behind to beat second-tier facet Rayo Vallecano 2-1 in Wednesday’s last-16 showdown within the Copa del Rey.

Fran Garcia gave Vallecano a 63rd-minute lead earlier than Lionel Messi equalised six minutes later and Frenkie de Jong accomplished Barca’s comeback 10 minutes from time midweek.

It has been a difficult season for Barca amid doubts over Messi’s future, the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic and a wrestle for kind because the Spanish giants sit third and 10 factors behind Atletico, whereas in addition they misplaced the Supercopa de Espana ultimate.

However Koeman and Barca stay targeted on the aim of silverware, with the Catalan membership set to face Paris Saint-Germain within the Champions League spherical of 16.

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