Spanish Copa del Rey - 1st Leg
Ath Bilbao1Barcelona2

Athletic Bilbao 1-2 Barcelona

Barcelona visit Malaga in La Liga on Saturday
Barcelona visit Malaga in La Liga on Saturday

Neymar scored as Barcelona won their Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg against Athletic Bilbao in San Mames Stadium.

The defending champions were without the rested Lionel Messi and suspended Luis Suarez, but swept into a two-goal lead inside the first 25 minutes.

Munir el Haddadi turned home Ivan Rakitic's cross, before Neymar tapped into an empty net.

Aritz Aduriz narrowed the deficit late on, before next Wednesday's second leg.

Elsewhere in the same competition, Atletico Madrid drew 0-0 at Celta Vigo.

Line-ups

Ath Bilbao

  • 13Herrerín Buisán
  • 10De Marcos AranaBooked at 65mins
  • 16Etxeita GorritxategiBooked at 67mins
  • 4LaporteBooked at 54mins
  • 30Lekue Martínez
  • 7Etxebarria UrkiagaSubstituted forSan Joséat 68'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 8Iturraspe DerteanoBooked at 77mins
  • 15Williams
  • 5Eraso GoñiSubstituted forMerino Zuloagaat 62'minutesBooked at 76mins
  • 14SusaetaSubstituted forMuniain Goñiat 56'minutes
  • 20Aduriz

Substitutes

  • 1Iraizoz Moreno
  • 6San José
  • 17Rico Moreno
  • 18Gurpegi Nausia
  • 19Muniain Goñi
  • 24Balenziaga Oruesagasti
  • 25Merino Zuloaga

Barcelona

  • 1ter Stegen
  • 6Dani AlvesBooked at 90mins
  • 3Piqué
  • 14MascheranoBooked at 78mins
  • 20SergiSubstituted forAdrianoat 74'minutes
  • 4Rakitic
  • 5Busquets
  • 8IniestaBooked at 39mins
  • 7TuranSubstituted forVidal Parreuat 66'minutes
  • 17El HaddadiSubstituted forRamírezat 80'minutes
  • 11Neymar

Substitutes

  • 2Pereira dos Santos
  • 15Bartra
  • 19Ramírez
  • 21Adriano
  • 22Vidal Parreu
  • 23Vermaelen
  • 25Masip
Referee:
José Luis González González
Attendance:
53,000

Match Stats

Home TeamAth BilbaoAway TeamBarcelona
Possession
Home38%
Away62%
Shots
Home11
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home12
Away2
Fouls
Home24
Away15

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Wednesday 20th January 2016

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