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FC Barcelona News: 23 May 2016; Barca Win Copa del Rey, Celebrate Domestic Double

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FC Barcelona v Sevilla FC: Double the pleasure! (2–0) | FC Barcelona
Jordi Alba’s goal in the seventh minute of extra time capped a stunning turnaround of events and handed FC Barcelona a well-deserved 2–0 victory over Sevilla in the 2016 Copa del Rey final on Sunday night at the Vicente Calderón Stadium in Madrid. Neymar tacked on a goal just instants before the final whistle. Lionel Messi had both assists.

28th Copa del Rey for Barça | FC Barcelona
Sunday night’s victory at the Vicente Calderón means that Barça’s love affair with the knockout tournament continues. The club has now won the oldest competition in Spanish football an astonishing 28 times, and have moved even further ahead of Athletic Bilbao in the all-time ranking of a competition that dates back to 1903.

Seventh league and cup double in FC Barcelona history | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s magnificent decade continues with a Copa del Rey victory against Sevilla, thus completing yet another double! With the European Super Cup and Club World Cup as well, 2015/16 has been yet another season to remember..

A double to end a dream season | FC Barcelona
There is no doubt that FC Barcelona are the team of recent years. Winning the Copa del Rey and in the process assuring themselves of another double, the seventh of this type in their history, means that Barça have now won four trophies this season to continue a cycle of victories over the last decade that cannot be touched.

Celebrate the double at the Camp Nou on Monday! | FC Barcelona
Any fans or members that want to come along, children included, must collect a free ticket from the club premises. There will be 31 points at the club ticket offices by access 15 and the North Goal from 8.00am CET until all of the tickets have been claimed. Acess 15 will be for members only until 1.00pm CET, after which time the general public will also be able to use this collection points.

Luis Enrique: 'We deserved it' | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona manager Luis Enrique Martínez fielded questions from the media following his team's 2–0 victory over Sevilla in the Copa del Rey final. It came just moments after leaving the field of play, where he celebrated yet another championship delivered by his players.

Emery: Sevilla had time to beat Barcelona but lacked freshness -
Unai Emery blamed a lack of "freshness" for Sevilla's Copa Del Rey final defeat to Barcelona on Sunday, but suggested his side should have won it after Javier Mascherano's red card. Sevilla could not repeat their second-half heroics from the Europa League final during the week, where they beat Liverpool 3-1, despite having an extra man for almost the whole second half on Sunday.

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez' injury raises fears over availability for Copa America - ESPN FC
Uruguay international Luis Suarez' participation in the Copa America Centenario is in doubt after the Barcelona striker left the Copa del Rey final with a muscle injury and in tears on Sunday. Suarez, 29, is expected to undergo tests on Monday to find out the extent of the right leg injury that forced him to limp off the pitch in the second half of the game against Sevilla at the Estadio Vicente Calderon in Madrid.

Scoring like peak Messi - superb Suarez keeping Barca on track for Liga & Copa -
Barcelona are less dependent on Lionel Messi these days. In the past weeks and months, Luis Suarez has taken a lead role for Luis Enrique's side, with the Uruguayan's sublime scoring stats close to the Argentine attacker at his prolific peak - and have kept the club on course for a Liga and Copa double.

Luis Suárez and Luis Enrique claim La Liga awards for May | FC Barcelona
Luis Suarez and Luis Enrique have been named La Liga’s player and manager of the month for May respectively. FC Barcelona won the league title thanks to a superb close to the season, with five straight wins, scoring 24 times without reply.

'Korean Leo Messi' ready to step up at Barcelona -
Barcelona's young South Korean duo Seung Ho Paik and Seung Woo Lee are knocking on the doors of the Catalans' senior teams, although coaches at the club plan to phase in the youngsters gradually in the best La Masia tradition. The academy is famous throughout the world of football for producing such talents as Xavi, Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets, while Lionel Messi also honed his trade there after arriving in Spain as a teenager.

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