Ilaix Moriba made his first-team debut on Thursday as Barcelona beat Cornella after extra-time in the Copa del Rey. The youngster only turned 18 earlier this week.
Barca’s win puts the team into Friday’s last 16 draw. There’s no Atletico or Real Madrid but teams such as Athletic, Real Sociedad, Real Betis, Valencia & Villarreal are all through.
Friday’s last 16 Copa del Rey draw is due to take place at 1pm CET with games set to take place between 26-28 January.
Ronald Koeman was not happy that his team missed two penalties against Cornella. Miralem Pjanic and Ousmane Dembele both saw spot-kicks saved.
Cornella goalkeeper Ramon Juan became the first goalkeeper to save two penalties against Barcelona in a single match in an impressive display by the 21-year-old.
Ilaix Moriba admitted he almost couldn’t sleep before the game after finding out he would be making his Barcelona debut in the Copa del Rey against Cornella.
Rivaldo has been talking about Lionel Messi’s future and thinks a move to PSG to play alongside former team-mate Neymar would be a good option for the captain.