Defending champions, Barcelona walloped Real Sociedad 5-2 to reach the Spanish King’s Cup semifinals for the seventh year running with a 6-2 aggregate victory on Thursday.
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Denis Suarez, picked up from his goal at the weekend to give Barca the lead after 17 minutes, and Lionel Messi all but ended the tie as a contest by converting a penalty early in the second half after Neymar had been fouled.
Juanmi pulled one back for the visitors but Luis Suarez quickly restored Barcelona’s two-goal lead on the night.
Willian Jose scored a second for the visitors before substitute Arda Turan put Barcelona 4-2 ahead in the 80th minute, before Denis Suarez capped a brilliant individual performance by netting his second and Barca’s fifth.
Barca join Atletico Madrid, Celta Vigo and Alaves in Friday’s semifinal draw.